Center For Nonprofit And Public Leadership

The path to social impact knows no boundaries.

We are defining a new generation of business leaders, a generation that understands and values the crucial role that nonprofit and public institutions play in the world's increasingly collaborative economy. Whether students seek to consult with social sector organizations, found a social enterprise, become effective philanthropists, lead through board governance, or pursue a career in the sector, the Center provides the leadership education to help them succeed.



Apply for the Haas Social Impact Fund

Applications must be turned in no later than 11:59PM on Sunday, April 26, 2015.
Please note: late or incomplete applications will NOT be accepted for any reason.
Please return your completed application, resume, and signed Honor Agreement to Robbie Heath at

Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership Blog

Was the Walmart Pay Raise Real Leadership?

Walmart made waves last week announcing pay increases for their workers. The Wall Street Journal cast this as a pure labor market move – prompted by an increasingly competitive environment for retail workers. Walmart, of course, promoted this as a double-bottom line move that reflects the needs of their workers as well as something they need to do to remain competitive. So, which was it?

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Eric Abrams joins 826 Valencia’s Board of Directors

Eric Abrams is a familiar face around Haas, having joined the School in 2012 as the Director of Diversity Initiatives. Eric interacts comfortably with all of his Haas partners – staff, faculty, and students – and it was in one of these interactions with Amy Chou, MBA ‘16 and Berkeley Board Fellow at 826 Valencia, that led to Eric’s election as Member to 826 Valencia’s Board of Directors in January.

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