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Fighting Racism and Discrimination Fund

Cisco has established this Fund to support organizations working against racism and discrimination in their many, destructive forms. Together we can make a difference – within our companies, our communities, and across the world. After you make a donation, be sure to match your contribution through your employer’s matching gifts program if available. If you are a Cisco employee, please make and match your donation at cisco.brightfunds.org. A note on tax deductibility: This fund includes organizations based in the U.S., and in other countries. Donors in the U.S. who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for all contributions to this fund or the organizations included. Donors outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility.

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Diversity in STEM Fund

Cisco is committed to open and respectful dialogue, inclusion, and diversity. Cisco has established this fund to support equality and diversity in Science, Technology, Education, and Math. Employee donations to this fund and the organizations listed below will be matched by the Cisco Foundation up to $25,000 per employee as part of your annual matching limit. Together we can make a difference – within our company, our communities, and across our country. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund. **Note on Privacy: Employee donors who want to remain anonymous should select the “Keep my information private” option under Privacy on the donate page.

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EMEAR Education Fund

Through the Global Imact Grant (GIG) Program, Cisco helps emerging non-profit organizations apply digitial technology solutions to have the broadest impact in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world. This is a set of strategic partners which Cisco and Cisco Foundation support with cash grants, donations of technology, and capacity building consultations. When you contribute to this fund, you are investing in solutions that have significant positive impact on students in the region. Included in this fund are four current nonprofit partners that focus on K-8 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs with reach in the EMEAR region that demonstrate the following: • Evidence based student learning • Reaching students inclusively • Positive changes in student behaviors • Persistence in STEM pathway towards a STEM career Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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The Cisco Environmental Fund

Cisco has established this Fund to support organizations working globally to protect the environment and promote environmental research, conservation, and appreciation. As we all know, Cisco’s purpose is to power an inclusive future for all. But an inclusive future will not be possible unless we care for the planet we all share and do our part to address global environmental challenges. Together we can make a difference – within our companies, our communities, and across the world. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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Cisco Crisis Response Fund

Cisco Crisis Response partners deliver the essentials: food, water, shelter, disaster relief, and connectivity to save lives and restore communities. The Cisco Foundation works closely with the non-profits in this Fund to help the most vulnerable in our global communities. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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Cisco US Veterans Fund

Cisco’s Veterans Program partners with organizations to scale positive, inclusive social and economic impact for U.S. veterans. The Cisco Foundation works closely with the non-profits in this Fund to support veterans in our communities around the U.S. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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Afghan U.S. Resettlement Fund

About 73,000 Afghans have arrived in the United States since the fall of Kabul to the Taliban; many of whom worked for the U.S. government or military. Many of the Afghan migrants arrived with only the clothes on their back; thousands are still being housed in temporary camps on U.S. military bases, while others are being resettled in communities across the country. Cisco has launched the Afghan U.S. Resettlement Fund to support the organizations below that are assisting Afghan migrants with immediate needs, and with becoming self-sufficient and integrating into their new communities. A note on tax deductibility: This fund includes organizations based in the U.S., and in other countries. Donors in the U.S. who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for all contributions to this fund or the organizations included. Donors outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility.

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San Francisco Bay Area Education Fund

Through the San Francisco Bay Area Community Impact Grants (CIG) Program, Cisco addresses an acute need of communities in the region—namely, the foundational skills gap in literacy and numeracy among elementary grade level students. Included in this fund are seven current CIG nonprofit partners who demonstrate: • an understanding of the challenges faced by students who are struggling to read and do math at grade level or most at risk of falling far behind, • offer proven or innovative solutions to address these challenges, and • have potential for replication and scaling across communities to increase reach. This is a set of strategic partners which Cisco and Cisco Foundation support with cash grants, donations of technology, and capacity building consultations. When you contribute to these organizations or this fund, you are investing in solutions that have significant positive impact on students in the region. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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2020 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 LATAM Fund

The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to benefit nonprofits in LATAM: Alimento Para Todos, Associação Prato Cheio, Casa Ondina Lobo, Colombianitos, Cruz Roja Mexicana, Desafio Levantemos, Fundación Banco Arquidiocesano de Alimentos, Kusimayo, Mercy Corps, Programa De Ayuda Humanitaria Para Venezuela, and the UN Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund. Additional nonprofits will be added as the situation warrants. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

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2020 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 Bay Area Fund

The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to benefit Bay Area nonprofits: the Alameda County Community Food Bank, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Destination:Home, Glide, San Francisco Marin Food Bank, Rahima International Foundation, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and St. Anthony's. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. Please note that the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is participating only in this campaign, and not in our matching gifts program in general. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

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2020 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 Americas Fund

The Cisco Foundation has launched a North America disaster response campaign to benefit the following nonprofits: American Red Cross, CAMH Foundation, Canadian Red Cross, Catholic Charities USA, Covenant House International, Covenant House (Toronto), Direct Relief, Feeding America, Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, Food Banks Canada, Islamic Relief USA, and the UN Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund. Additional nonprofits will be added as the situation warrants. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

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Americas Education Fund

Through the Global Imact Grant (GIG) Program, Cisco helps emerging non-profit organizations apply digitial technology solutions to have the broadest impact in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world. This is a set of strategic partners which Cisco and Cisco Foundation support with cash grants, donations of technology, and capacity building consultations. When you contribute to this fund, you are investing in solutions that have significant positive impact on students in the region. Included in this fund are six current nonprofit partners that focus on K-8 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs with reach in the across the Americas that demonstrate the following: • Evidence based student learning • Reaching students inclusively • Positive changes in student behaviors • Persistence in STEM pathway towards a STEM career Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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COVID-19 Response in Southern Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria Fund

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has brought daily life to a standstill, in many parts of the world, armed conflict and other situations of violence continue, exacting a heavy toll on vulnerable communities. For people already living with volatile security conditions and/or dealing with the impact of climate change, the spread of the virus poses an additional threat to their lives. Without consistent access to running water, sanitation, medical services and inability to keep physical distance, these communities are at great risk. ICRC delegations in Africa have stepped up their responses to the global crisis, integrating COVID-19 as an important new parameter in their operations. They are shifting their gears to help prevent or slow down the spread of infection and mitigate other risks arising from the pandemic in many of the places where they operate across Africa. These places include hospitals and clinics damaged by fighting or in areas where hostilities are ongoing; places of detention and camps for internally displaced people or refugees, where social distancing is impossible and access to water and soap is not guaranteed; and hard-to-reach areas, which are often beyond the reach of other aid organizations. ICRC's teams are also fighting to prevent the spread of this disease by supporting vital health care centers and providing crucial items such as soap and masks. For example, ICRC programs seek to build people’s resilience to the pandemic by providing food assistance and support to agriculture, in order to combat hunger, malnutrition and the risks of starvation. These activities aim to help people to meet their basic needs with dignity, help strengthen their resilience, and ensure the delivery of basic services. They constitute the foundation of the ICRC’s COVID-19 response today and will be essential to helping communities emerge from this crisis. Your support will go towards helping 3 of the ICRCs Delegations in South Africa (for the southern Africa region), Kenya and Nigeria with their COVID-19 response, where millions of lives have been impacted. No donation is too little to have an impact on someone’s life – Thank you! The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $25,000 per employee as part of your annual matching limit. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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2020 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 Fund

The Cisco Foundation has launched an East Asia disaster response campaign to benefit responders: Central Community Chest of Japan, ChildFund Korea, International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, and the UN Foundation (supporting the World Health Organization). The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $10,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

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LGBTQ Fund

Nonprofits in this fund are working to deliver services designed specifically for LGTBQ people, their safety, health, and wellness to live equally. Cisco employee donations will be matched up to $25,000 USD as part of your annual matching allocation.

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Beirut Explosion Fund

The massive explosion that struck Beirut on August 4 has killed at least 100 people, and injured more than 4,000. The cause of the explosion is believed to be ammonium nitrate that had been stored in a warehouse at the city's port. Some 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes by the explosion, while search and rescue efforts continue. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations as part of employees' $25,000 annual match limit. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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2020 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 EMEAR Fund

The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to benefit Action contre la Faim, Banco Alimentar Contra a Fome, Banque Alimentaire, Berliner Tafel, COPE Galway, Entrajuda, Focus Ireland, Fundación Menudos Corazones, Fundacja Przystan Medyczna, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Latet, Leket Israel, Living Goods, Magen David Adom, Protection Civile de Paris Seine, Sant'Egidio, The Trussell Trust, and the UN Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.**

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Refugee Response Fund

At least 79.5 million people around the world, or 1% of the global population, have been forcibly displaced from their homes because of persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations or natural disasters. The number of refugees has doubled in the past ten years, and more than 77% are in situations of long-term displacement. Climate-related crises and the COVID-19 pandemic have only exacerbated the impacts on this vulnerable population. You can help by contributing to the Refugee Response Fund in support of the International Rescue Committee, HIAS, Save the Children and CARE. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $25,000 per employee (against employees' annual limit).

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#SafeToTalk Mental Health Awareness Fund

"At Cisco, we’ve always tackled challenges by working together and having open, supportive dialogue. Often times, a part of this challenge is the social stigma — a fear of judgment that keeps people from sharing their struggles. Each of us has a role to play in making sure that those suffering feel less afraid to ask for support in the moments they need it most. No one needs to go it alone." - Chuck Robbins All contributions of $1 or more will be matched by the Cisco Foundation as part of your annual $25,000 employee match. Cisco is currently reviewing other non-profit organizations focused on this issue. Additional organizations will be added as they are vetted and approved. **Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund may include organizations based in the US, and in other countries. US employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to US organizations. Employees outside the US will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund. **Note on Privacy: Employee donors who want to remain anonymous should select the “Keep my information private” option under Privacy on the donate page.

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Hispanic Heritage Fund 2021

This year we celebrate 20yrs since the establishment of Conexion Latino ERG Network at Cisco. We are excited to serve and support non-profits dedicated to the same mission of Conexion. To enable and empower the next generation of Latinos.

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2021 Disaster Relief - COVID-19 India Fund

India has been experiencing a second wave of COVID-19 cases since mid-March, which has devastated communities and hospitals across the country. On Friday 23 April, the country's overnight total of over 332K new cases was higher than ever recorded globally since the start of the pandemic. With 2.4M+ active cases and 180K+ deaths reported as of April 23, the COVID resurgence in India has stretched existing medical infrastructure to the breaking point with a shortage of health workers and hospital running out of beds, oxygen supplies, ventilators and anti-viral drugs. The Cisco Foundation has launched a disaster response campaign to benefit responding nonprofits: Association for India's Development (AID), Americares, CARE, Direct Relief, Habitat for Humanity India, Oxfam India, Rashtrotthana Parishat, Sewa International, and Youth for Seva. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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2021 Disaster Relief - Hurricane Ida Fund

Hurricane Ida made landfall at Port Fourchon, Louisiana on 8/29/2021 as a powerful Category 4 storm with 150 mph winds and torrential rains. One of the strongest storms to ever hit the state, and the 5th strongest hurricane to ever hit the US mainland, Ida has caused catastrophic damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure; hospitals already overwhelmed with COVID patients have also suffered extensive damage. 1M+ people across Louisiana and Mississippi lost power as the storm passed, including the entire city of New Orleans. Cisco Foundation has launched a $100K Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief campaign to support the efforts of the organizations listed below. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations up to $10,000 per employee. Donations will not be counted toward employees' annual $25,000 match limit. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

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Support the Equal Justice Initiative Fund

Support the Equal Justice Initiative's mission to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenge racial and economic injustice, and to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. Cisco employee donations will be matched up to $25,000 USD as part of your annual matching allocation.

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Global Education Fund

Through the Global Imact Grant (GIG) Program, Cisco helps emerging non-profit organizations apply digitial technology solutions to have the broadest impact in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world. This is a set of strategic partners which Cisco and Cisco Foundation support with cash grants, donations of technology, and capacity building consultations. When you contribute to this fund, you are investing in solutions that have significant positive impact on students in the region. Included in this fund are six current global nonprofit partners that focus on K-8 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs that demonstrate the following: • Evidence based student learning • Reaching students inclusively • Positive changes in student behaviors • Persistence in STEM pathway towards a STEM career Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund. Photo credit: CommonLit

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Canada Beirut Support Fund

The massive explosion that struck Beirut on August 4 has killed at least 100 people, and injured more than 4,000. The cause of the explosion is believed to be ammonium nitrate that had been stored in a warehouse at the city's port. Some 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes by the explosion, while search and rescue efforts continue. Money raised will enable the Red Cross/Red Crescent to prepare for, respond to and help individuals in Lebanon affected by humanitarian needs now and as the situation evolves. Current activities are mobile health outreach, support to health facilities, and strengthening of health systems. These activities may evolve based on emerging needs. The Cisco Foundation will match eligible donations as part of employees' $25,000 annual match limit.

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