The Center invites students from across campus to attend our Kickoff and Happy Hour on Sep. 10
The Center is proud to sponsor the 2015 Ross MBAs Across America team traversing the country working with social entrepreneurs from Detroit to Kansas City.
Prepare for mission-driven leadership as a Board Fellow on a Southeast Michigan nonprofit board. Application open Aug. 17- Sep. 18.

Important Dates

  1. Sep 10

    Center for Social Impact Student Kickoff

    R0240, Ross School of Business
    4:30 pm — 5:30 pm
  2. Sep 10

    Center for Social Impact Student Happy Hour

    5:30 pm — 7:00 pm
  3. Sep 14

    Board Fellowship Program Info Session

    R0210, Ross School of Business
    5:30 pm — 6:30 pm

Social Impact Course Guide

Are you looking for classes on social impact topics offered across campus? 

Would you like to explore social impact course offerings around the University of Michigan? The Center for Social Impact maintains a list of undergraduate and graduate courses offered at the Ross School of Business and across the University of Michigan. Focus areas include social entrepreneurship and innovation, public policy and social impact law, nonprofit and public management, social impact funding, and related topics.



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Nonprofit Board Service

Board Fellowship Program

Prepare for mission-driven leadership and develop project management and executive skills as a board member of a nonprofit in Southeast Michigan such as United Way and Girls on the Run. Through this multidisciplinary program graduate students gain real-world insight into the workings  of a nonprofit board, contribute to an organization’s success, and build the tools to deliver social impact.


Ambassadors for Social Impact

Student Advisory Board

Be an ambassador for social impact across multiple graduate schools as part of a multidisciplinary student leadership team that advises on priorities and programming. The Center for Social Impact’s Student Advisory Board provides students with an opportunity to accelerate social impact and innovation at U-M and represent the student voice in strategy and decision-making for the Center.