Purpose Prize News

Encore Innovation Conversations: Engaging Diverse Communities

Engaging multicultural, immigrant communities in the encore movement is critical and traditional Western approaches will fail, according to the winners […]

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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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2015 Purpose Prize Winners Announced

As director of The Purpose Prize at Encore.org, it is a great privilege to announce the six 2015 winners of […]

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Why I’m Looking Forward to Fifty

Sometimes, life and work intersect. As it happens, Encore.org is marking a significant milestone this year, with the 10th anniversary […]

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In Memoriam: Richard Steckel

It was with great sadness that we learned recently that Richard Steckel, a 2007 Purpose Prize fellow and co-founder of […]

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Entrepreneurship: Not Just for the Young

The Spring 2015 issue of LPN-Q, the quarterly journal of the Life Planning Network (LPN), is a trove of wisdom […]

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Purpose Prize Fellows Honored by Points of Light Foundation

Purpose Prize fellows’ encore work continues to inspire encore-seekers and others looking to strengthen their communities with their time, skills […]

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2015 Purpose Prizes for Financial Inclusion, Intergenerational Impact

Good news to welcome 2015: Two special Purpose Prizes will be awarded in 2015 for the second year in a […]

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The Encore Movement Is Gaining Momentum: Links from Encore 2014

Encore.org Purpose Prize Director Eunice Lin Nichols would like to introduce you to our six 2014 Purpose Prize Winners. As Eunice writes: […]

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Lots of Buzz for This Year’s
Purpose Prize Awards!

It’s been a thrilling day around Encore.org. This morning we announced the 2014 Purpose Prize Winners – six changemakers over […]

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