Social Impact Innovation Grant Program

Application Deadline:    09/24/2023

The Social Impact Innovation Grant Program–made possible by a generous gift from Ken Hao and Kathy Chiao–provides funding for current Berkeley students to explore and establish community-based projects that improve health equity within and across communities.

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BASE (Ballard Spahr Academy for Student Entrepreneurs)

Application Deadline:    10/01/2023

 The BASE program is a national, fully pro-bono effort (Ballard Spahr takes no equity or anything else from participants) that allows student entrepreneurs to grow their ventures. Each accepted student receives $10,000 in free legal services, accounting office hours provided by Wipfli, a national accounting firm, access to mentorship and networking opportunities, as well as monthly academic sessions. 

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MOFO ScaleUp Speaker Series

Application Deadline:    10/06/2023

Morrison Foerster offers a complimentary ten-part series on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly Friday seminar will arm you with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. We are excited to share that we plan to host this cycle of ScaleUp Speaker Series as a hybrid event offering participants the option to either attend virtually, or in person in our Palo Alto office at 755 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA, and kindly note that we will also provide lunch. Please click on the topic title to access the registration link.

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2023 Investing In Inclusion Pitch Competition

Application Deadline:    10/28/2023

The Berkeley Haas Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership (EGAL) invites you to participate in the Investing in InclusionPitch Competition this Fall 2023! Please complete this form to indicate your interest and receive future communications regarding the competition.

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2023-24 Big Ideas Contest

Application Deadline:    12/06/2023

Big Ideas is an annual innovation program that provides funding, skill-development, mentorship and validation to student-led, social ventures. Apply to win up to 20k in funding for your social venture by December 6th, 2023. 

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