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Kiva: Celebrating 15 years of expanding financial access to underserved communities

In honor of Kiva’s 15th anniversary, we are taking a look at the impact our partnership has made to help power a financially inclusive future.

AnnieCannons: Creating opportunities for survivors of human trafficking

Based in Oakland, California, AnnieCannons is on a mission to help women break the cycle of exploitation by providing skills training, hands-on work experience, income opportunities, and a supportive work environment. We recently sat down with the CEO and co-founder of AnnieCannons, Jessica Hubley, to learn more.

April 21, 2017

COLLABORATION

Guest Post: Forest Conservation in an Agile Era

Norway has few protected forests; many risk being lost. Biologist Trude Myhre uses Cisco Spark to share data with her team to document the loss and push for stronger protections.

Remote Tutoring Model Attracts In-Demand STEM Mentors

Our support of We Teach Science is one example of how Cisco is harnessing the power of the digital revolution to accelerate global problem solving, enabling people and societies to thrive.

Cisco Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose

Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years.  We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit […]

Vote for Videos that Inspire Social Good

Cisco is proud to sponsor the DoGooder Video Awards for the third year in a row. These awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. The submissions included a wide array of funny, moving, and informative videos that embraced strong storytelling to communicate important messages. It was a difficult task, but […]

Annual Contest Honors Videos That Drive Social Change

Cisco is once again sponsoring the DoGooder Video Awards, which recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. New this year is a category for young do-gooders, aged 12 to 21, who best communicated their thoughts on pressing social issues in a way that inspired others. Video submissions will be accepted via the contest […]

Cisco Supports Citizen Schools as a National Leadership Partner

Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for underserved students, today announced Cisco as a new National Leadership Partner. Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have supported Citizen Schools since 2009, providing more than $1.24 million in grants and products to help the program expand from 10 schools in five states to […]

Bay Area Nonprofit Grantees Reunite with Cisco Employee Champions at Awards Event

One of Cisco’s longest-running traditions is a special program for Silicon Valley nonprofits, which has offered Community Impact Cash Grants to carefully selected community organizations for more than a decade. In recent years, the grant amount has been set at $15,000 each for programs focused on K-8 education and health, a subset of Cisco’s overall […]