Cisco welcomes applications for Global Impact Cash Grants from community partners around the world who share our vision and offer an innovative approach to a critical social challenge.
We identify, incubate, and develop innovative solutions with the most impact. Global Impact Cash Grants go to nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that address a significant social problem. We’re looking for programs that fit within our investment areas, serve the underserved, and leverage technology to improve the reach and efficiency of services. We accept applications year-round from eligible organizations. An initial information form is used to determine whether your organization will be invited to complete a full application.
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Cisco’s cash and product grant programs help nonprofits apply digital technology to have the broadest impact in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world.
The maximum request amount for first-time grant recipients is US$75,000.
Global Impact Cash Grants multiply the impact of eligible organizations around the globe with national or multinational operations. We welcome applications from community partners who share our vision and offer an innovative approach with potential for broad impact.
The eligibility quiz will help you determine whether your organization and program are aligned with Cisco's mission, strategic approach, and objectives for grant support.
Eligible organizations will be invited to register and complete the online initial information form. This form requests detailed information about your organization, the program you expect to fund, population served, and your budget.
If a Cisco grant administrator determines that your organization's program is aligned with Cisco's mission, strategic approach, and objectives for grant support, you will receive an invitation to submit a full proposal with an invitation code to the online application. If further information is needed, you will be contacted by a grant administrator. You can expect to hear from a grant administrator within one business quarter.
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