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Robert Matsui

Light the Way reaches $6 billion with a gift that serves democracy

With a year remaining in Berkeley’s historic campaign, an exciting gift of $1 million to the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service has brought the campaign total to $6 billion. The new investment enables students from diverse backgrounds to gain direct experience in the workings of government and to begin building careers in public service.

Berkeley’s Growing Light

Berkeley launched Light the Way, a historic effort to raise $6 billion, in February 2020. Two weeks later, COVID-19 shuttered our world — but not your generosity. Thanks to you, we have surpassed our goal.

But the work continues to ignite our excellence. We invite you to explore enduring priorities to add new faculty positions, support the undergraduate discovery experience and graduate fellowships, and invest in places of possibility. Thank you for lighting the way toward Berkeley's brighter future.

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