Corporate Social Responsibility

Silicon Valley Impact Grant Recipients (FY2017)

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 FY2017:

Education (K-8)

Bay Area Discovery Museum (Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties)
Program: Early Childhood Engineering Education

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

Blueprint Schools Network, Inc. (Oakland)
Program: Accelerating Math Growth in the Middle Grades in Oakland Unified School District

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (Redwood City and East Palo Alto)
Program: STEM programs for At-Risk Peninsula youth

Breakthrough Silicon Valley (Bay Area)
Program: STEM Connections

Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco (East Palo Alto)
Program: Catholic Charities Youth Club at St. Francis of Assisi

Chabot Space & Science Center (East Bay)
Program: Underserved Middle School Student Science Outreach

Citizen Schools, Inc (Santa Clara County)
Program: Extended Learning Opportunities for Students in Santa Clara County

Community Resources for Science (East Bay)
Program: Blazing New Trails in K-6 Science Teaching and Learning

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Santa Clara County)
Program: Middle School Program

Girls Incorporated of Alameda County (Alameda County)
Program: GIRLStart

IgniteED (formerly Industry Initiatives for Science & Math Education) (Bay Area)
Program: Ignited Summer Fellowship Program

Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation (Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Watsonville)
Program: Environmental Literacy Leadership Institute

Olimpico Learning (San Jose, Mountain View)
Program: 2017 STEAM Leadership Camps

O'Neill Sea Odyssey (Bay Area)
Program: Silicon Valley Oceanography

Partners in School Innovation (Franklin McKinley School District, San Jose)
Program: Math Support in Franklin-McKinley School District

SaveNature.org (San Francisco)
Program: Nature Connection

Science is Elementary (Whisman School District, Mountain View)
Program: Science is Elementary In-Class Program

Scientific Adventures (Oakland)
Program: Continuation of Scientific Adventures for Girls After School STEM Programs

Super Stars Literacy, Inc. (Newark, Hayward, and Oakland)
Program: Literacy and Social-Emotional Intervention Programming

THINK Together (Neward, San Jose)
Program: Investigative STEM Programs

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

Women's Audio Mission (Oakland)
Program: Girls on the Mic: Creative Technology Training for Middle School Girls

YMCA of Silicon Valley - South Valley Family YMCA Branch (San Jose)
Program: 2017 Summer Achievement Program

YWCA Silicon Valley (San Jose)
Program: TechGYRLS


Critical Human Needs (Health)

Adolescent Counseling Services (Redwood City and East Palo Alto)
Program: Mental Health Access for Youth Initiative

Asian Health Services (Alameda County)
Program: Good Health Starts with Good Teeth

Bay Area SCORES (San Francisco)
Program: Soccer for Success

Caminar (East Side Union High School District, East San Jose)
Program: Teen Families and Schools Together (Teen FAST) Program

Collective Roots (East Palo Alto)
Program: Collective Gardening Network and "Grow. Share. Eat." Instructional Workshops

Community Gatepath (Bay Area)
Program: Gatepath Social Connection

Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) (San Mateo County)
Program: CORA’s Children’s Program for Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence

Counseling & Support Services for Youth (Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto)
Program: CASSY's Supporting Youth Facing Homelessness Program

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County (Alameda, Emeryville and Oakland)
Program: School-Based Counseling

Girl Scouts of Northern California (Santa Clara County)
Program: Got Choices

Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County (Santa Clara County)
Program: VisionFirst

School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County (SJ Unified and East Side Union School Districts)
Program: Health Education Program

StarVista (Redwood City and East Palo Alto)
Program: Health Education and Supportive Housing for Homeless and Former Foster Youth

Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization (Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties)
Program: Combat to Community: Veteran Cultural Competency Training for First Responders

The Shanti Project, Inc. (San Francisco)
Program: Shanti's Services for People Living with HIV

Youth Alive (Oakland)
Program: Teens on Target (TNT)