The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation was founded on a belief in the power of innovation and the conviction that with bold support, passionate individuals with great ideas can change the world.


In 2018, DRK’s portfolio organizations showed us that remarkable impact is possible. We are incredibly proud to share all that they have achieved in our Annual Report “Empowering the Possible”.

  • 169

    Organizations have joined the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation portfolio

  • $110M

    Of support will be deployed by 2021 to over 185 organizations

  • 40,000+

    Volunteers engaged by DRK Portfolio in all 50 states in the US and across the world


Becca Heller, Executive Director and Co-founder of grantee International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), receives MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellowship.