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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 Freedman’s new book, How to Live Forever — to action! We’re […]

Quick Alert: See What the NYTimes Posted About Our Work Today

Today’s a big day for putting our cause on the map! The New York Times has posted two stories today in its New Retirement section that will help inform millions of readers about the value of bringing the generations together. The first article — Bringing Older Americans Back into the Fold — is a Q&A with our CEO Marc […]

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 Receive Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence   October 31, 2018   LOS ANGELES, CA (October 30, 2018) […]

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 organizations and individuals around the world who view longer lives as an opportunity for our countries. So, […]

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 thrive? With so many living […]