• The Purpose Prize

    Six people over 60 have won this prestigious prize in 2015 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

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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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2016 Candidates, The Bully Pulpit is Waiting

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Introducing Aaron Dorfman, Encore.org Vice President and Campaign Director

Ann MacDougall and I are delighted to announce the addition of Aaron Dorfman to the Encore.org leadership team, in the role […]

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Encore.org Announces AARP as New Home of Purpose Prize

Ten years ago, The Purpose Prize set out to tell a new story about creativity and innovation in the second […]

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The Purpose Prize 10th Anniversary

Visit our microsite to learn about the history and the future of The Purpose Prize — and get to know the 2015 winners.

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Encore Leaders Conference

Read all about Encore2016: Celebrating the Encore Effect, the premier gathering of U.S. and global encore movement leaders, advocates and allies.

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