Cisco and the Cisco Foundation provide cash, products, and people to support nonprofit organizations. The Product Grant Program accepts applications year-round from qualified charitable organizations for technology and equipment. Cisco also makes investments of cash and expertise to community partners with a new approach to a significant social problem.
We focus on projects 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.
We concentrate our investments around education, economic empowerment, and critical human needs.
We prioritize proposals that clearly articulate planned results, using SMART metrics for measurement.