• The Purpose Prize

    Six people over 60 have won this prestigious prize in 2014 for fighting for change and having an impact.

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  • My encore is about helping at-risk children succeed.

    Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of people in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world.

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  • Marc Freedman honored by the World Economic Forum in China

    Meet Encore.org’s Founder and CEO.

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  • My Encore Fellowship applied my corporate experience to create
    'people impact' at a homeless shelter.

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Encore Fellowships

Matching experienced talent with social purpose organizations

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The Purpose Prize

“A kind of MacArthur ‘genius award’ for retirees”
-National Public Radio
Nominate by Jan. 15

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EncoreU

Higher-ed strategies to maximize adult students’ social impact

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Encore Network

Offering ways to connect, work and contribute for the greater good

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Latest from Marc Freedman

The Case for a National ‘Legacy Corps’

If Washington lawmakers could pass one policy to benefit older Americans in 2015, it should be a brand-new Legacy Corps, […]

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Looking for a Second Career? Try Before You Buy

My one tip for older Americans who are currently out of work, but who would like to find full-time employment? […]

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New Essay with Michael Eisner: Tapping Encore Talent to Improve the Lives of Children

In a new piece, former Disney CEO Michael D. Eisner and I argue that the “graying” of America is an […]

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Encore Career Handbook

Interested in starting your own encore career or working with others embarking on encore careers?  This is the resource for you.

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Encore Leaders Conference

The premier gathering of the nation’s most passionate encore movement leaders from local communities, higher education, business, philanthropy, government, nonprofits and media.

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