Our Impact

NVIDIA’s employees across our global offices come together to support both their local communities and global initiatives. In 2014, 94 percent of our offices held volunteer or fundraising events, where employees donated more than $300,000 and contributed nearly 15,500 volunteer hours. These efforts amplified the impact of the more than $2.1M of cash and in-kind donations from the company.

87% of employees say they are proud of NVIDIA’s impact in the community.

- 2014 Global Employee Survey


Our Fight Against Cancer

The NVIDIA Foundation advances the fight against cancer under our Compute the Cure initiative. Through grants to researchers and employee fundraising efforts, NVIDIA donated more than $660,000 to fight cancer in 2014.

Highlights include:

  • Providing $400,000 in grants to cancer research teams at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Stanford University.
  • Raising nearly $47,000 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, which involved a team of more than 200 NVIDIANs.
  • Netting almost $36,000 for Movember, a movement to fight testicular and prostate cancer and support men’s mental health. This involved a global team of 100 employees across offices in the U.S., Finland, France, Germany, and UK

Our Success in Education

NVIDIA held a variety of activities around the globe in 2014 to provide K-12 students with the tools they need to be successful. The company donated more than $688,000 and 11,300 volunteer hours to these education-related efforts and reached nearly 67,000 students.

Highlights include:

  • Revamping school facilities through Project Inspire events held in Austin, Courbevoie, Durham, Santa Clara, Westford and Würselen.
  • Building and stocking school libraries in China with more than 12,000 books and collecting more than 2,100 backpacks and other school supplies through office back-to-school drives.
  • Donating hundreds of graphics boards and development kits to an international youth robotics organization.