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Global Education Fund


Through the Global Impact Grant (GIG) Program, Cisco helps emerging non-profit organizations apply digital 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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Code Org is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part of their core K-12 education.

Science Buddies

Science Buddies is a software and content developer that builds online communities, resources, and tools for K-12 STEM education. A 501c3 public charity, our mission is to help children from all walks of life build their literacy in science and technology so they can become productive and engaged citizens in the 21st century. We support students in doing hands-on research projects in science and engineering, such as science fair projects. Our flagship product is an award-winning website ( ). We are now developing other products for informal science education, too. With unique tools and superior content, the Science Buddies website has become one of the most popular science websites on the Internet.[1](#_ftn1) The site serves a diverse audience of ten million student and teacher visitors annually. The journal Science awarded the Science Buddies website its Science Prize for Online Resources in Education in 2011. The American Library Association, the Parents’ Choice Foundation, and the SciLinks program of the National Science Teachers Association also recommend the site. To keep up with strong student and teacher demand, our staff scientists publish new content regularly and often collaborate with outside experts such as scientists at NOAA, Stanford, Princeton, and MIT. We provide free, cutting-edge science education tools and resources such as: ·         An online library of 1,000+ Project Ideas (detailed scientist-authored outlines that help students develop a challenging science fair project) and the Topic Selection Wizard tool to help students find a project idea that perfectly matches their unique interests ·         The Ask an Expert online advice forum where scientists and engineers guide students who are doing science fair projects ·         An extensive, step-by-step Project Guide and a robust Teacher Resources area ·         Career Profiles inform students about real-world careers related to their science project ·         Vibrant newsletters, blogs, and social media efforts ·         A Summer Science Camp Resource and other Parent Resources for informal science education at home ·         Mobile apps (e.g. iPhone apps) for science education (coming soon) [1](#_ftnref1) Visit the independent website analytics tool at to compare site traffic of against other science websites.


CareerVillage's mission is to democratize access to career information and advice for underrepresented youth.

World Possible

World Possible develops technology solutions and supports social entrepreneurs who help bridge the digital divide in communities that lack internet. We believe every person on earth should have access to world-class educational content and it is our aim to get those to them.

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