Corporate Social Responsibility

Silicon Valley Impact Grant Recipients (FY2011)

Silicon Valley Impact Cash Grants support the unmet needs of people in communities surrounding Cisco's corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. Each grantee is awarded a set amount of $15,000.

The Cisco Foundation is proud to announce our grantees for FY2011:


AchieveKids (Palo Alto)
Program: AchieveKids' Technology in the Classrooms Initiative

Aim High for High School (San Francisco)
Program: Aim High - South Bay

ALearn (Los Altos)
Program: Math Acceleration Program (MAP)

Alum Rock Counseling Center, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: Ocala Middle School Mentoring Enhancement Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area (San Francisco)
Program: Community-Based Mentoring in the San Francisco Bay Area

Breakthrough Collaborative (San Jose)
Program: Math and Science High School Readiness Program

Community Resources for Science (Berkeley)
Program: K-5 Science Connections

Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association (San Francisco)
Program: LiMPETS Sand Crab Monitoring Program

Friends for Youth, Inc. (Redwood City)
Program: Education Enhancement Project

Junior Achievement of the Northern Califonia (Walnut Creek)
Program: Project $AVE (Success Achieve Value Educate)

KISS Institute for Practical Robotics (San Jose)
Program: Botball Educational Robotics Program

KQED Inc (San Francisco)
Program: KQED Science Lab

Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club (San Mateo)
Program: EduTech

Mission Science Workshop (San Francisco)
Program: Mission Science Workshop

Pacifica School Volunteers (Pacifica)
Program: Volunteers in Math

Reading Partners (Oakland)
Program: Reading Partners Silicon Valley

Resource Area For Teaching (San Jose)
Program: Hands-on Activities for Inquiring Minds

Sacred Heart Community Service (San Jose)
Program: Homework Club/Academic Summer Day Camp

San Jose Grail Family Services (San Jose)
Program: Children's BEST for Achievement After School Literacy Program

San Jose Repertory Theatre (San Jose)
Program: San Jose Rep on Tour

Silicon Valley Children's Fund (San Jose)
Program: Middle School Education Court

Somos Mayfair, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: Academic Enrichment & Parent Engagement Programs

Super Stars Literacy, Inc. (Oakland)
Program: Super Stars Literacy Early Literacy Intervention Program

The Peninsula Bridge Program (Palo Alto)
Program: Signature Summer Program

YMCA of San Francisco - Urban Services Branch (San Francisco)
Program: Starr King and Malcolm X After School Program(s) - Cyber Tutoring through EPGY

YMCA of Silicon Valley/Project Cornerstone (San Jose)
Program: Increasing Latino Parent Engagement in Elementary Education

Critical Human Needs (Health)

Adolescent Counseling Services (Palo Alto)
Program: On-Campus Counseling (OCC) Program

Aphasia Center of California (Oakland)
Program: Bridging the Digital Divide for People with Aphasia with an Internet Clinic

Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative (San Jose)
Program: BAWSI Girls and Salud por Vida 2011-12 season of activities

Breast Cancer Connections (Palo Alto)
Program: The Gabriella Patser Program

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley (Milpitas)
Program: Healthy Choices for Foster Youth

Community Services Agency (Mountain View)
Program: Senior Services - Intensive Case Management

Eating Disorders Resource Center (Campbell)
Program: Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education

Eden I&R, Inc. (Hayward)
Program: 2-1-1 Alameda County Communication System

Family & Children Services (San Jose)
Program: Independent Living Program (ILP) Health Calendar Project (HCP)

Family Supportive Housing, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: Chidren First Health Services Project

La Casa de las Madres (San Francisco)
Program: Emergency Shelter Program

Momentum for Mental Health (San Jose)
Program: Creating Access to Mental Health and Primary Care Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Santa Clara County (San Jose)
Program: Peer PALS Program

Samaritan House (San Mateo)
Program: Samaritan House Free Clinic of Redwood City.

Santa Cruz Women's Health Center (Santa Cruz)
Program: Health Care and Resources for Homeless Residents

School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County (San Jose)
Program: Overfelt Neighborhood Health Clinic

Shanti Project, Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: LifeLines Breast Cancer Program

Shelter Network of San Mateo County (Burlingame)
Program: Children and Family Support Project

The Health Trust (Campbell)
Program: Online Chronic Disease Self Management Program

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Palo Alto)
Program: Online Professional Education Program

Volunteers in Medicine - San Francisco d.b.a. Clinic by the Bay (San Francisco)
Program: Primary and Preventive Health Care for the Working Uninsured

Women's Community Clinic (San Francisco)
Program: Prenatal Care Collaborative Project