NVIDIA Foundation Impact Videos

The NVIDIA Foundation is one of the only employee-led foundations in Silicon Valley. Learn more about some of the key programs of the Foundation and see the impact its contributions are making to the community in these videos.

NVIDIA Foundation Overview

NVIDIA Foundation Overview

A look at what makes the NVIDIA Foundation unique, which cause areas are most important, and why employees feel passionately about giving back to their communities.


The Foundation provides yearly grants to organizations that are improving the health of others, as well as supports cancer researchers in their search for cure through its Compute the Cure initiative.

Compute the Cure: Accelerating the Discovery of Drugs to Fight Cancer Project Inspire 2012
Compute the Cure: Accelerating the Discovery of Anti-Cancer Drugs
In 2013, the Foundation awarded a $200,000 Compute the Cure grant to Dr. Rommie Amaro, of the University of California, San Diego, who is pursuing research on a shareable GPU-accelerated workflow to help speed the development of drugs to fight cancer. Learn more.
Project Inspire 2012
More than 1,500 NVIDIA employees, family and community members racked up 7,500 volunteer hours at Veggielution, an urban community farm in San Jose, CA that's committed to providing healthy food to low-income families, the focus of NVIDIA's sixth annual Project Inspire volunteer event.
Project Inspire 2011 Movember 2011
Project Inspire 2011
On December 9 and 10, 2011, more than 1,500 employees, friends, family and community members came together to transform Full Circle Farm in Sunnyvale, CA.
Movember 2011
A look at why NVIDIA employees support the Movember movement to raise cancer awareness.
Hrudaya Foundation Project Inspire 2010
Hrudaya Foundation
A look at how Hrudaya Foundation, a 2010 High Impact Grant recipient, helped 35 children with the grant.
Project Inspire 2010 Spring Update
A return to 2010 Project Inspire site, History Park in San Jose, CA, five months after the event.


The NVIDIA Foundation supports our employees' passion for K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education through tutoring and mentoring opportunities. Volunteer events, like our annual Project Inspire effort, are focused on physically transforming schools in low-income areas to create a welcoming and inspiring environment for learning.

Project Inspire 2015 Project Inspire 2014
Project Inspire 2015
Nearly 1,500 volunteers tackled 80 projects over two days to makeover East San Jose's Sheppard Middle School and Painter Elementary School, which serve 1,100 students. Volunteers built two outdoor classrooms and an educational garden, painted murals and revamped classrooms, and much more.
Project Inspire 2014
Some 1,500 NVIDIANs, family and community members came together to transform east San Jose's Fischer Middle School during Project Inspire 2014. Volunteers logged 6,500+ hours of hard work to create an inspiring setting for students to learn and a welcoming space for the community to gather outside of school hours.
Project Inspire 2013 Breakthrough Silicon Valley
Project Inspire 2013
Project Inspire 2013 transformed Ocala Middle School in east San Jose. Our 1,500 volunteers overhauled the school's academic and athletic facilities to create an exciting new campus for Ocala's students and the girls of the East Valley Softball League.
Breakthrough Silicon Valley
An inspiring overview of education-focused Breakthrough Silicon Valley, a 2010 recipient of NVIDIA's High Impact Grant.
Project Inspire is a Catalyst for Multimedia Academy at Overfelt High School "From Math to Magic" Exhibit Debuts at Tech Museum
Multimedia Academy at Overfelt High School
A look at the growth of the multimedia academy at William C Overfelt High School in San Jose, CA, 2008's NVIDIA Project Inspire recipient.
"From Math to Magic" Exhibit Debuts at Tech Museum
A look at the NVIDIA-sponsored exhibit at the Tech Museum, in San Jose, CA, that teaches visitors about designing interactive graphics.
Project Inspire 2009:  McKinley Elementary Project Inspire 2008:  Overfelt High School
Project Inspire 2009: McKinley Elementary
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang shares information about NVIDIA's party with a purpose, Project Inspire, at McKinley Elementary in San Jose, CA.
Project Inspire 2008: Overfelt High School
1,000 employees, their families and students of Overfelt High School in East San Jose take part in a one-day transformation of the school.
Project Inspire 2007:  East Palo Alto Charter School
Project Inspire 2007: East Palo Alto Charter School
Over 500 employees from NVIDIA teamed up with parents and teachers from an East Palo Alto charter school to help rebuild and improve the school.

Human Services

Aiming to be a catalyst for change, the NVIDIA Foundation supports a variety of programs to positively impact the global communities where our employees reside.

NVIDIA Partners with HOPE Services Project Inspire 2010
NVIDIA Partners with HOPE Services
An overview of NVIDIA's partnership with HOPE Services, a Bay Area non-profit that provides services to more than 2,500 children, adults and seniors with developmental disabilities.
Project Inspire 2010
1,000 employees and their families spend a day volunteering at History Park in San Jose, CA to make transformational change in their local community.