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  • Find your purpose after 50
  • Stand up and show up for kids
  • Tap encore talent for your organization
  • Change the story about aging

Join Us

Join Us

Find your purpose after 50

Join Us

Stand up and show up for kids

Join Us

Tap encore talent for your organization

Join Us

Change the story about aging

Join Us

  • Find your purpose after 50
  • Stand up and show up for kids
  • Tap encore talent for your organization
  • Change the story about aging

Who We Are

Encore.org is a innovation hub tapping the talent of people 50+ as a force for good.

What We Do

Gen2Gen

Mobilizing 1 million adults 50+ to help young people thrive.

Encore Fellowships

Engaging seasoned professionals in high-impact, paid assignments in the social sector.

Culture Change

Changing the story about aging through innovation, thought leadership and research.

Encore Network

Building a global movement of encore leaders and organizations.

Got a great idea that brings generations together and helps kids thrive? Giving 25 awards, $250 each!

Named one of the year’s best books on aging well!

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News

Funds Available: What’s Your $250 Idea?

Want a little help launching a fun and creative intergenerational project in your community? Apply today for one of twenty-five $250 grants from the Gen2Gen How to Live Forever Fund. We want to help you move from inspiration -- after reading Encore.org CEO Marc...

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Fostering Hope wins $50,000 Gen2Gen Encore Prize

Young people growing up in foster care face tremendous challenges, but a Colorado nonprofit is proving that older adult volunteers can provide the web of support that kids need to heal and that foster families need to keep going. For its groundbreaking work tapping...

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Marc Freedman and Encore.org to Receive Eisner Prize

We're thrilled to announce that Marc Freedman and Encore.org are receiving the $100,000 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence! Below is the full press release, which originally appeared on The Eisner Foundation's website.   Marc Freedman and Encore.org to...

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Encore “Zugabe” Prize Launched in Germany

Encore's global connections are expanding and deepening, with Network members in 14 countries and regular connections among our programs. Check out our new global page for profiles and news from those programs. Through our global connections we collaborate with...

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Reserve your copy of How to Live Forever today!

Although I didn’t always realize it, my new book, How to Live Forever, has been a work in progress for the past 30 years. For decades I’ve been on a quest to answer a set of increasingly urgent questions: How can a society with more older people than younger ones...

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