Corporate Social Responsibility

Silicon Valley Impact Grant Recipients (FY2014)

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 FY2014:


Aim High for High School (San Francisco)
Program: Closing the Achievement Gap in the South Bay

Community Resources for Science (Berkeley)
Program: K-6 Science Connections

Computers for Youth Foundation, Inc. (Palo Alto)
Program: The CFY-San Francisco Bay Area Digital Learning Program

CuriOdyssey (San Mateo)
Program: Fiesta Gardens Science Outreach Program

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Milpitas)
Program: Goal Oriented Leadership Development (GOLD): Law Education, Leadership Training and Mentoring for At-Risk Middle School Youth

Friends for Youth, Inc. (Redwood City)
Program: Mentoring At-Risk Youth for Academic and Life-Skills Success

MK Level Playing Field Institute (Oakland)
Program: Summer Math and Science Preparatory Program (SMASH: Prep)

Montalvo Association (Saratoga)
Program: Teaching Artist Residency Program - Partnership with Campbell Union School District

Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation (Monterey)
Program: Project-Based Science Teacher Institute

Pacifica School Volunteers (Pacifica)
Program: Literacy Champions

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

Project SEED, Inc. (Berkeley)
Program: Helping Low-Income Bay Area Elementary School Students Achieve Higher Math Success

Reading Partners (Oakland)
Program: One-on-One Literacy Intervention in Silicon Valley (San Francisco)
Program: Nature Connection

Schmahl Science Workshops (San Jose)
Program: In-School Hands-On Sizzling Science Workshops for Under-Served Communities

Seneca Center (Oakland)
Program: Reading Intervention

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

Techbridge Girls (Oakland)
Program: Inspiring Girls in Science, Technology and Engineering

The BELL Foundation Inc. (San Jose)
Program: BELL Summer STEM Discovery

The BizWorld Foundation (San Francisco)
Program: Educating the Leaders of Tomorrow

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

Valdes Math Foundation (San Jose)
Program: A Comprehensive Summer Math Program for Struggling Middle School Students

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

YMCA of Silicon Valley (South Valley Family YMCA Branch) (San Jose)
Program: YMCA Summer Achievement Program

YWCA of Silicon Valley (San Jose)
Program: TechGYRLS

Critical Human Needs (Health)

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

Alternative Family Services, Inc. (Oakland)
Program: Critical Services for Highest Risk Foster Youth

Alternatives in Action (Oakland)
Program: Violence Prevention Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley (Milpitas)
Program: FIT Kidz: Mind Body Soul

Eating Disorders Resource Center (Los Gatos)
Program: Eating Disorders Education, Prevention, and Recovery Support

Eden I&R, Inc. (Hayward)
Program: Provision of Healthcare Access for Underserved Families

El Centro de Libertad (Redwood City)
Program: Youth Intervention Program

Emergency Housing Consortium of Santa Clara County (Milpitas)
Program: Boccardo Reception Center

Family and Children Services (San Jose)
Program: Cultivating Health Project

George Mark Children's Fund (San Leandro)
Program: Transitional Care for Children with Life-Limiting Illness and their Families

Girl Scouts of Northern California (San Jose)

Kidango, Inc. (Fremont)
Program: Preventing Child Abuse/Neglect Through Positive Parenting Education

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

RotaCare Bay Area, Inc. (San Jose)
Program: Volunteer Management Program

South Asian Heart Center (Mountain View)
Program: AIM to Prevent: Cardiovascular Screening for Low-income South Asians

StarVista (San Carlos)
Program:Disease Prevention, Positive Health Habits, and Supportive Housing for Homeless and Former Foster Youth

The Arc San Francisco (San Francisco)
Program: TeleAdvocacy - Health Advocacy for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Shanti Project, Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: L.I.F.E. Program: Shanti's HIV Self-Management Program