Cisco and the Cisco Foundation provide cash, products, and people to support organizations with scalable, replicable, and sustainable solutions that use Internet and network technology to benefit individuals and communities around the world. Cisco social investments reduce hunger, increase access to education and technology, empower people living in poverty to get jobs and start their own businesses, and restore critical services for disaster victims.
The Cisco Product Grant Program accepts applications year-round from qualified charitable organizations for Cisco networking technology and equipment.
Cisco makes significant investments in cash and expertise to community partners with an innovative approach to a significant social problem in one of our investment areas.
Cisco focuses our social investments in areas where our cash, technology and people can make the biggest impact--education, economic empowerment, and critical human needs.
Each grant program has specific eligibility requirements. In addition, Cisco grantees must meet the requirements listed in Grant Giving Policies.
The highest priority is given to proposals that clearly articulate the planned impact of their efforts, utilizing SMART metrics to measure impact.
To better understand the scope of our programs and our commitment, review our current list of community partners.