Center for Social Sector 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 Social Sector Leadership Blog

The Surprising Complexity of Doing Good

Early in my career, I served as an Admissions Officer at my Alma Mater, Vassar College. I was deeply passionate about my work recruiting and assessing admissions decision for the school. Going to Vassar had changed my life. It was an incredible case of serendipity that got me there and it created opportunities that were life altering and cycle-breaking for me and my family.

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Berkeley-Haas MBAs Have an Impact with Peer Funding

Since 2004, the Haas Social Impact Fund (HSIF) has provided funding to first-year, full-time Berkeley-Haas MBA students who will use their summer internships to have a social impact. The program allows recipients to leverage their background and Berkeley-Haas education on a project tackling social and environmental issues.

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