About us

who we are

The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation is a non-profit foundation started by prominent IT entrepreneur Frank Islam and his wife, Debbie Driesman. It is located in Potomac, MD, just outside of Washington, DC.

Our Mission

The primary mission of the foundation is to promote-
  • Education
  • Art and Culture
  • Peace and Conflict-resolution
to make the United States, India and the world a better, more beautiful and safer place.

Philanthropy is not charity, but it is an investment in the future

- Frank Islam

What we do

Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation supports institutions and causes, primarily in the Untied States and in India that advance the foundation mission.

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Education is the are foundation has allocated the most resources in the first decade of its existence

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Arts and culture

The foundation spends considerable resources to promote social causes through art and culture

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Peace and Conflict Resolution

Since its inception, the foundation has partnered with some of the most influential institutions engaged in promotiong peace and conflict resolution worldwide