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.

Your donation supports

Techbridge Girls

The mission of techbridge is to empower girls to realize their dreams through science, technology, and engineering techbridge offers after - school and summer programs for girls, and provides trainings and resources for families, role models, teachers, and partners to promote equity - based stem learning

Girls Who Code Inc

Girls Who Code programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21 St century opportunities.

Codenow Inc

Codenow's mission is to diversify the talent pipeline of students who pursue computer science and technology. We do this by providing free, out-of-school training to students on the weekends hosted at tech companies. Our program is essential because it lowers the barriers

MIND Research Institute

MIND Research Institute's (MIND) mission is to ensure that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the world's most challenging problems. We are a social benefit organization committed to leveling the playing field in education, creating equity among all children in the community, and closing the achievement gap. Our unique research-based math education program engages all children, regardless of socioeconomic, linguistic or cultural background.

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.


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