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Maximum Balance Foundation LLC

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Maximum Balance Foundation


We provide entry-level training and work experience so that traditionally disenfranchised populations can excel in the 21-century economy.

Core Values

We value the educational, cultural preparation and exchange of participants for leadership in today's complex online/offline job market and society at large.

Our work must provide the bridge between funding, execution, and evaluation in creative ways to deploy relevant technical, educational and social skills.


Cisco Systems is a leading provider of jobs and training in technology, creating a middle class, long-term opportunities worldwide.


Create a partnership between Maximum Balance Foundation/Cisco Network Academy and a local high school community to provide eighty (80) hours of basic computer skills training, and fifty (50) hours of entrepreneur training to 100 young adults per year over a period of three years utilizing current computer labs to deliver service.

Work with principal and teachers, labor unions, and others to form a Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) to identify a local community college that can continue to advance the high school work and support ongoing Cisco Certification programs, with both classroom and lab exercises.

Work with community groups such as the Hispanic and African American Chambers of Commerce, State and local elected officials, government affairs representatives, and small business owners to identify traditionally disenfranchised participants for the program.

Elements of a Successful Program A Lean Startup Group of secondary schools, community colleges, labor agencies, and employers and industry representatives that commit to building career pathways leading to jobs in high-demand industries.

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About Maximum Balance Foundation LLC


PO Box 1404, CityLab, San Jose, CA 95109, US

Mission Statement

Maximum Balance Foundation professionals provide Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders, and Community Organizations with the critical data needed to build relationships with potential donors, members, prospects, participants and volunteers - all on one single day, as part of our Presidental Commitment to Volunteerism.


We help organizations fulfill their mission by creating customized plans that follow the SMARTER Goal method, in that all our projects are measured to be

  1. Specific
  2. Measurable
  3. Attainable
  4. Realistic
  5. Timely-Relevant
  6. Evidence-Based
  7. Responsive Feedback

New Paradigm Venture Philanthropy

Foundations usually try to solve the major social problems of our day - such as poverty, homelessness, global warming, and lack of healthcare - by making grants to nonprofits.

Yet the lack of grant money did not cause these social problems.

Instead, they are often attributable to market failures, where a misalignment between social goals, and economic incentives has created or perpetuates social ills.

For example, recently it was reported that The knowledge Gap is the gap in standards of living between those who can find, create, manage, process, and disseminate information or knowledge, and those who are impaired in this process.

We aid in the realignment by engaging activities that foster volunteerism and mutual respect, and education targeted to closing the gap of knowledge as we move to new economies.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


101 N. 1st StreetSuite 1404San Jose, CA 95113



  • Music Theory
  • Robotics
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Computer Science
  • Security / Network Administration
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 Hours of reading or live instruction
  • 2 Hours of preparation

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