Corporate Social Responsibility

Silicon Valley Impact Grant Recipients (FY2013)

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 FY2013:


Aim High for High School (San Francisco)
Program: Aim High: Closing the Achievement Gap in the South Bay
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Alum Rock Counseling Center, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: Ocala Middle School Mentoring Program

Boost! West Oakland (Oakland)
Program: One-on-One Tutoring and Mentoring

Computer History Museum (Mountain View)
Program: Teacher Professional Development Program

Junior Achievement of Northern California (Walnut Creek)
Program: Project SUCCESS (Students Understanding Career Choices, Entrepreneurship, and STEM Skills)

National Engineers Week Foundation (San Jose)
Program: Exciting underprivileged students to pursue technical careers.

Partners in School Innovation (San Francisco)
Program: Advancing Math & Literacy in the Franklin McKinley School District

Raising A Reader (Redwood City)
Program: Raising A Reader San Mateo County Kindergarten Expansion

Reading Partners (Oakland)
Program: One-on-one Literacy Intervention in Silicon Valley

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

San Jose Museum of Art Association (San Jose)
Program: Sowing Creativity

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

Science is Elementary (Los Altos)
Program: General operating support

Spark Program (San Francisco)
Program: 2013 Bay Area Youth STEM Apprenticeships

Streetside Stories Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: Training in Tech, Advancing in Literacy

Third Street Community Center (San Jose)
Program: Inspiring Young Minds and Families

Trust for Hidden Villa (Los Altos Hills)
Program: Understanding Science: Movie Shorts for Enhanced Science Teaching and Learning

Valdes Math Foundation (San Jose)
Program: Summer Math Program

Women's Audio Mission (San Francisco)
Program: Girls on the Mic - Digital Media Technology Training for Middle School Girls

World Wide Workshop for Children's Media Technology and Learning (New York)
Program: Globaloria in Silicon Valley: Preparing Youth for College and Career Success through Game Design

Youth Community Service (Palo Alto)
Program: 21st Century Skill Building for Grades 6-8

YWCA of San Francisco & Marin (San Francisco)
Program: Chinatown Youth Program

Critical Human Needs (Health)

A Safe Place (Oakland)
Program: A Safe Place Domestic Violence Shelter and Services

Adolescent Counseling Services (Palo Alto)
Program: Mental Health Access for Youth Initiative

Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition (San Francisco)
Program: Bridging the Healthcare Gap for the Underserved

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

Eden I&R, Inc. (Hayward)
Program: 2-1-1 Healthcare Navigation Capacity Building

FACES SF (San Francisco)
Program: Healthy Families Program

Homeless Prenatal Program (San Francisco)
Program: Case Management & Supportive Services

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

Larkin Street Youth Services (San Francisco)
Program: Engagement Services for Homeless Youth

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

Prescott-Joseph Center for Community Enhancement, Inc. (Oakland)
Program: Northern California Breathmobile

School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County (San Jose)
Program: Nutrition Healthy Lifestyle Classes

Silicon Valley FACES (San Jose)
Program: Camp Everytown

StarVista (San Carlos)
Program: Supportive Housing and Health Services for Homeless and Former Foster Youth

The Link to Children (Oakland)
Program: Ending the Cycle of Violence for Child Victims of Crime

Veggielution (San Jose)
Program: Community Food Access and Education

West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. (Cupertino)
Program: Community Access to Resources and Education (CARE)

Women's Community Clinic (San Francisco)
Program: Women's Health - Violence Prevention Project