1. U-M startup pilots $10 grocery rides to Detroiters

    January 23, 2017

    Jan. 23, 2017 – ANN ARBOR – Cart, a University of Michigan startup that connects people to healthy, fresh groceries, will offer $10 round trip rides via Lyft through March 22 at Detroit Meijer stores. Meijer is donating the other $10 it costs per ride, said Cart CEO Stacey Matlen, who graduated from U-M with Read more

  2. Four Impact Track Teams Advance to the Finals of the Michigan Business Challenge

    January 23, 2017 – Ann Arbor – The Center for Social Impact wants to thank all the teams and judges involved in Round Two of this year’s Michigan Business Challenge – Impact Track! The competition has been very successful thus far, and the ten teams from Round Two of the Impact Track had impressive presentations. The Impact Track had Read more

  3. Center for Social Impact and UM-Flint to Collaborate on Flint Challenge

    January 4, 2017

    2017 Social Impact Challenge to Address Economic Development in Flint ANN ARBOR, MI – JAN. 4, 2017 — The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint, MI and is presented as a partnership between the Ross School of Business’ Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and UM-Flint’s Office of University Outreach. Read more

  4. Ten Impact Track Teams to Advance to Round 2 of Michigan Business Challenge

    December 7, 2016

    December 7, 2016 – Ann Arbor – The Center for Social Impact, Zell Lurie Institute and the Erb Institute thank all the teams and judges involved in Round One of this year’s Michigan Business Challenge! The competition at-large had a record-breaking 132 teams apply, and there were 37 teams that presented in the Impact Track. Once again, the overall strength Read more

  5. Prospective Ross students! Watch this to learn about Social Impact at Ross

    November 8, 2016

    On October 25, 2016, Ross Admissions (Son Nguyen), the Center’s Glenn Bugala and three students (Holly Price, Loretta So, and Aaron Steiner) spoke for a half hour and answered questions from prospects considering Ross and its social impact opportunities.   Over an above what the Center for Social Impact can offer, there are over one hundred ways to Read more

  6. Michigan Business Challenge ’17 Application Now Live!

    November 1, 2016

    MBC is a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition where student teams pitch their ideas to panels of external judges and may advance through follow-on rounds of competition to win cash prizes totaling over $85,000, including our Impact track with $26,000 in cash prizes supporting ventures that tackle social and environmental issues. Student teams receive mentoring Read more

  7. Social Innovators, Come to Flint Oct. 20th!

    October 14, 2016

    What are the unique approaches that each sector takes to tackle social problems? The Center for Social Impact’s Managing Director Rishi Moudgil will be running a session with exemplary leaders from across sectors during the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium (#UES2016) in Flint, Michigan, The symposium, which is in its third year, will convene leaders across sectors Read more

  8. Presentation from 2016-17 Internship Funding Info Session

    October 6, 2016

    The Center for Social Impact has released the slide deck from our our October 6, 2016 internship info session.  Students interested in details about all of our 2016-17 internships can download the slide deck here (.pdf).

  9. Work for a Social Enterprise with Impact Corps Academic Year

    September 13, 2016

    September 13, 2016, Ann Arbor – The Center for Social Impact is offering a unique opportunity for a limited and select group of students to gain deep insights about and experiences with a social enterprise.  Social enterprises are for-profit organizations, nonprofit organizations with revenue-generating activities, or hybrid organizations (which combine aspects of for- and nonprofits). Read more

  10. Presentation from 2016-17 Kick-off

    September 9, 2016

    The Center for Social Impact has released the slide deck from our kick-off for the school year.  Students interested in the programs and details for the coming year can download the slide deck here (.pdf).