Enabling today.
Inspiring tomorrow.

 Program History

Since its launch in June 2008, AMD Changing the Game has funded more than 50 programs by 28 organizations in the United States, China, Malaysia, Canada, Abu Dhabi, and Germany that enable youth game development impacting over 100,000 students.

  • Funded the creation and implementation of the Game Tech program at 10 chapters of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) nationwide.
  • Funded the development and implementation of the World Wide Workshop Foundation’s Globaloria game-design program at East Austin College Prep Academy
  • Funded Austin Film Society and Austin ISD summer game design camp and after-school program
  • Funded Parsons New School summer game design workshops at two schools in Beijing China
  • Funded after school and summer game design camps at York University in Toronto Ontario Canada.
  • Funded the development of PETLab's Activate! Game design website and curriculum
  • Funded the creation of the AMD Gamezone on Whyville, a learning based virtual world site for tweens.
  • Co-sponsored the U.S. National STEM Video Game Challenge and joined Change the Equation in support of the US Educate to Innovate campaign.
  • Funded Dresden Media Culture Center game design camps and workshops
  • Funded Girlstart summer and fall game design camps and Girlstart to Go program
  • Funded the implementation of the Game Tech program in 4 chapters of Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
  • Funded the Children’s Environmental Heritage Foundation after school game design programs in Malaysia
  • Funded Global Kids online leadership program Playing For Peace Game Design Challenge
  • Funded Science Buddies Game Design activities portal
  • Co-sponsored the Games for Change Festival from 2008-2012
  • Co-Sponsored Games for Change Festival, Latin America and  Games for Change Festival, Europe
  • Sponsored the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers video game design category of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2010-2012
  • Funded the implementation of the Game Tech program at 4 chapters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
  • Funded Abu Dhabi Education Council summer game design workshop in Abu Dhabi
  • Funded Schmahl Science Workshop’s program to develop a sustainable fishing video game to communicate the dangers of over fishing to long-term human survival
  • Funded the development of the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, and Scholastic Online Game Development Portal for Teachers, Level Up!
  • Co-sponsored the Malaysian Cybergames Festival 2010, including the "Dare to Create" digital game design and development workshop
  • Funded 22 technology centers in 5 countries
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