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Through programs, research, events, and other activities, the center increases our community’s odds of solving complex social and environmental problems.

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Our Impact by the Numbers

Since its founding in 2012, the Rustandy Center has launched new for-profit and nonprofit ventures, funded faculty research worldwide, and hosted events and programs drawing hundreds of business and nonprofit leaders.

Chicago Booth Harper Center

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Social impact startups launched by the John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC)

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Chicago Booth Harper Center

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Alumni have joined nonprofit boards through Rustandy Center's matching program offered in Chicago

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Chicago Booth Harper Center

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Research projects funded; topics include volunteer retention and the effect of tax form disclosures on nonprofits

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Philanthropy

Through events and programs, we explore new trends and approaches and the role philanthropy plays in society.

Philanthropy

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