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Community Partners and Grants

We partner with nonprofit organizations around the world, helping them solve global problems through cash grants, technology, and shared expertise.

Global problem solving

Through the strategic use of technology, social innovators can magnify the impact of their work. As a critical part of our goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025, we invest in scalable technology solutions that allow our partners to pursue sustainable approaches to societal and environmental problems.

Far-reaching impact

We support a range of nonprofits, NGOs, and community-based organizations working locally, nationally, and on a global scale.

Aligning technology with problem solvers

Community partners

Empowering global problem solvers with resources and technology to make a difference.  

Grants

Funding early-stage technology solutions that can scale and be replicated.

Cisco helps nonprofits accelerate global problem solving

Together with our nonprofit partners, we are harnessing the power of technology to create new and better opportunities for people.

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Read how our partners make a difference

Giving workers a voice

Giving workers a voice

Smartphones help multinational companies improve labor conditions in the supply chain.

Faster emergency response

Faster emergency response

Used wisely, technology greatly improves humanitarian and disaster relief efforts.

Helping students conquer math

Helping students conquer math

Cisco helps a nonprofit scale instructional software to more than a million students.

CSR Report 2017

CSR Report 2017

Discover Cisco’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, priorities, and performance.

Read the report

News and events

Empowering India’s youth

Investing in STEM education

Cisco's US$50k grant will help CARE bring STEM education to India's youth.

Making STEM mentoring easier

Empowering New Orleans youth with digital skills

Anudip is expanding its digital skills training program from India to the U.S.

Program for learning disabled

Accelerating global problem solving in 2017

Highlights from our FY17 CSR report on people, society, and the planet.