Corporate Social Responsibility

Silicon Valley Impact Grant Recipients (FY2012)

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 FY2012:


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

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Agency of Santa Cruz County, Inc. (Capitola)
Program: Academic Enrichment Program

Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation (San Francisco)
Program: Glide Afterschool Program - Literacy Initiative

Bring Me a Book Foundation (Mountain View)
Program: San Jose Transitional Kindergarten Classroom Initiative

California Alliance of African American Educators (San Jose)
Program: Dr. Frank S. Greene Scholars Program

Community Resources for Science (Berkeley)
Program: Science Connections

Community School of Music and Arts (Mountain View)
Program: Art4Schools at Lyndale Elementary School

Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association (San Francisco)
Program: LiMPETS Sandy Beach Monitoring Program

Girls Incorporated of Alameda County (San Leandro)
Program: All STARS Build IT Program

KQED Inc (San Francisco)
Program: KQED Science Lab

Marine Science Institute (Redwood City)
Program: Scientific Method Combo

Midpeninsula Community Media Center (Palo Alto)
Program: Media Technologies Program

O'Neill Sea Odyssey (Santa Cruz)
Program: Oceanography Program

Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: Academic Enrichment Program

Ravenswood Education Foundation (Menlo Park)
Program: Summer Academy Program

Schmahl Science Workshops (San Jose)
Program: Providing Hands-on Science to Underserved Students

Somos Mayfair, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: In Our Hands Project

Spark Program (San Francisco)
Program: 2012 Bay Area Youth STEM Program

Streetside Stories Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: Literacy Program

Techbridge Girls (Oakland)
Program: Girls In Science Program

YMCA of Silicon Valley (San Jose)
Program: Project Cornerstone

Youth Community Service (Palo Alto)
Program: Science Education Partnership

Critical Human Needs (Health)

Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition (San Francisco)
Program: Patient Efficiency Program

Bay Area Legal Aid (Oakland)
Program: San Francisco Medical-Legal Partnership

Blind Babies Foundation (Oakland)
Program: Access-Vision Impairment Services

Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic (Oakland)
Program: Social Services Support

East Bay Agency for Children (Oakland)
Program: Child Assault Prevention (CAP) Program

George Mark Children's Fund (San Leandro)
Program: Transitional Care Program

Girl Scouts of Northern California (San Jose)
Program: Got Choices

Homeless Services Center (Santa Cruz)
Program: Recuperative Care Center

Kara, Inc. (Palo Alto)
Program: Grief support for children and families

Mini Mermaid (Soquel)
Program: Teen Health & Nutrition Program

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (San Jose)
Program: Next Door Support Group Program

Samaritan House (San Mateo)
Program: Diabetes and Education Action Program

Santa Clara Family Health Foundation (Campbell)
Program: Community Outreach Program

Shelter Network (Burlingame)
Program: Children and Family Support Project

The Arc San Francisco (San Francisco)
Program: Health Advocacy Services

Tri-City Health Center (Fremont)
Program: Eat Well, Live Active

Veggielution (San Jose)
Program: Community Education and Engagement

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