Global Citizenship
Social Impact of the GPU2012 Citizenship ReportNVIDIA Foundation
 
 
 
 

Our Impact

Our employees expect the NVIDIA Foundation to have the same impact in the community as we do in business. See what we have accomplished in the United States, Europe, India and Asia.


Global Initiatives
Compute the Cure
An NVIDIA Foundation initiative to support cancer researchers in their search for a cure and engage NVIDIA employees in cancer prevention and awareness activities.
Learn more about Compute the Cure >

Operation Kizuna
In response to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the NVIDIA Foundation and employees donated $2.75 million to support relief and rebuilding in affected areas.
Learn more about Operation Kizuna >

United States
Santa Clara
  • Education: Sponsored Silicon Valley school through City Year San Jose; Funded AmeriCorps volunteer for Schmahl Science Workshop; 31 employees participated in We Teach Science program, mentoring students in math and science; 450 employees volunteered to assemble classroom kits for math and science students; Donated 2,000+ NVIDIA GeForce cards to FIRST Robotics
  • Health: A team of 50 raised $28,000 and participated in American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk; 96 employees raised $46,500 during Movember fundraiser for men’s health
  • Human Services: Organized monthly volunteer activities including food sorting, tree planting, assembling educational kits; Donated $22,000 to Family Giving Tree through annual holiday charity auction: Donated $25,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank through annual holiday charity auction; Provided used bikes to Good Karma Bikes
  • Project Inspire: 1,500 employees, family and community members volunteered more than 10,000 hours to transform an urban farm for the fifth anniversary of Project Inspire

Austin
  • Education: 240 employees donated 203 backpacks during back-to-school drive; 12 employees revamped local school for the fifth anniversary of participating in Give to Austin
  • Health: 10+ employees raised $4,300 during Movember fundraiser for men’s health

Beaverton
  • Education: 113 employees donated 192 backpacks during back-to-school drive
  • Human Services: 38 employees built new homes for families in need

Bedford
  • Education: 38 employees donated 144 backpacks during back-to-school drive
  • Human Services: 11 employees built new homes for families in need

Bellevue / Bothell
  • Education: 52 employees donated 103 backpacks during back-to-school drive

Charlottesville
  • Education: Six employees donated 39 backpacks during back-to-school drive

Durham
  • Education: 73 employees donated 285 backpacks during back-to-school drive
  • Human Services: 40 employees raised more than $12,000 for local food bank; 16 employees prepared and served 364 meals to the homeless; 20 employees built new homes for families in need

Fort Collins
  • Education: 23 employees donated 67 backpacks during back-to-school drive
  • Human Services: 20 employees raised more than $34,000, making them the top fundraiser, for the Corporate Food Fight Challenge for the Food Bank of Larimer County

Huntsville
  • Education: 34 employees donated 181 backpacks during back-to-school drive
  • Human Services: 21 employees built new homes for families in need

Miami
  • Education: Two employees in this new office donated 4 backpacks during back-to-school drive

Salt Lake City
  • Education: Six employees donated 18 backpacks during back-to-school drive

St. Louis
  • Human Services: 11 employees built new homes for families in need

Europe
Finland
  • Health: Six employees donated 2.7 liters of blood in office’s first blood drive

France
  • Human Services: Paris office held second season of LAN video game competition series for physically disabled teenagers and donated €200 ($250) in toys to Secours Populaire for holiday toy drive
  • Health: Eight employees in Sophia completed charity run and raised €795 ($1,050) to help fund cystic fibrosis research for children

Germany
  • Human Services: Donated €500 ($650) to long-time charity partner of Würselen office; Employees raised more than $800 to host Bollywood dance party for children at orphanage; 18 employees improved facilities at Maria im Tann children and family center; Eight employees served breakfast and provided gifts to homeless on St. Nicolas’ Day

Russia
  • Health: Raised $15,000 in holiday event for children’s hospital in Moscow

United Kingdom
  • Human Services: Raised several hundred dollars for Red Nose Day in charity raffle and bake sale
  • Health Raised £147 ($230) in charity raffle and bake sale for MacMillan Cancer Support; 15 employees raised $7,000 during Movember fundraiser for men’s health

India
Bangalore
  • Health: Employees joined Hyderabad and Pune employees to donate 290 units of blood
  • Human Services: 40 employees built homes with Habitat for Humanity; 25+ employees participated in charity run and raised 300,000 INR ($6500) for Snehadeep Trust for the Disabled

Hyderabad
  • Education: Donated school supplies and funds to NVIDIA-sponsored government primary school
  • Health: Employees joined Bangalore and Pune employees to donate 290 units of blood; Provided youth with hygiene supplies and physical fitness exercises

Pune
  • Education: Employee donations funded classroom in school for visually impaired girls
  • Health: Employees joined Bangalore and Hyderabad employees to donate 290 units of blood
  • Human Services: 50 employees wrapped and distributed Diwali gifts for 200 low-income children

Asia-Pacific
Hong Kong
  • Human Services: 16 employees participated in charity walk and raised HK$10,280 ($1,324) to support family and child welfare services

Korea
  • Education: Continued Touch Visual program, supporting art programs and mentoring for blind children

Shanghai
  • Human Services: 24 employees delivered food, medicine and other supplies to GuangCi orphanage

Shenzhen
  • Health: 141 employees donated $3,000 to Shenzhen Volunteer Association to support treatment for patients with thalassemia
  • Human Services: 40 employees participated in coastal cleanup day

Taiwan
  • Human Services: 80 employees donated 14 boxes of books and 24 boxes of clothing in Earth Day celebration