About The Robert T. Matsui Foundation for Public Service
The Robert T. Matsui Foundation for Public Service (“The Foundation”) is a nonprofit
organization aimed at promoting careers in public service for recent college and law school
graduates. Interned by the Government as a
Throughout his career, Mr. Matsui demonstrated an unwavering commitment to public service, and he championed a wide range of issues, from protecting our Nation’s civil liberties, to promoting social services for those who need them most, to advocating for free and fair trade. In all this work, Mr. Matsui supported open debate, discourse and bipartisan compromise.
The Foundation, created shortly after his death by friends and family, aims to promote these same issues and ideals that Mr. Matsui fought for so vigorously during his life. Its aim is to provide opportunities in public service that might not otherwise be available to individuals, and, by achieving this goal, the Foundation believes it can impart some of Mr. Matsui’s commitment to public service on the future leaders of today, and tomorrow.