Join Us

  • Find your purpose after 50
  • Tap encore talent for your organization
  • Stand up for and with young people 
  • Change the story about aging

Join Us

  • Find your purpose after 50
  • Tap encore talent for your organization
  • Stand up for and with young people 
  • Change the story about aging

Join Us

  • Find your purpose after 50
  • Tap encore talent for your organization
  • Stand up for and with young people 
  • 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

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

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 an 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

Matching seasoned professionals to high impact, paid leadership engagements 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.

New report showcases the nation’s leading Gen2Gen cities.

Named one of the best books on aging well by the Wall Street Journal!

21 New Voices. 
Meet the new Encore Public Voices Fellows.

News

Why invest in connecting the generations?

Why invest in connecting the generations?

For those who offer funding and those who seek it, a new paper commissioned by Encore.org and written by business journalist Sarah Murray makes the case for intergenerational solutions. In this blog post, Sarah explains what she uncovered in her research.As a...

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Meeting the Multigenerational Moment

Meeting the Multigenerational Moment

An exciting, 13-part essay series from the Stanford Social Innovation Review, in partnership with Encore.org and The Eisner Foundation, starts now. Photo credit: Gracia Lam “Brilliant inventors and good intentions created one age-segregated institution after...

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“We’re Both There for Companionship”

“We’re Both There for Companionship”

Lori’s Hands connects college students with mostly older people living with chronic illness, helping ease loneliness for both groups while building bridges across generational, racial and cultural divides.It’s a Sunday night and we’re gathered to prepare and eat...

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The Encore Intergenerational Vaccine Corps

The Encore Intergenerational Vaccine Corps

Encore.org is mobilizing retired medical professionals — and volunteers of all ages working alongside them — to help vaccinate 300,000 people in the San Francisco Bay Area who need it most. We’re working with nine Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that serve...

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Big talents add new capacity at Encore.org

Big talents add new capacity at Encore.org

Introducing our first creative in residence, plus five new senior fellows We’re excited to introduce you to a diverse group of five new advisors -- plus a familiar Encore.org leader now in a new role. Together, they bring a wealth of ideas, talents and creative energy...

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How we bring generations together

How we bring generations together

Listen in on a conversation between two changemakers and Ashoka Fellows -- Marc Freedman and Jill Vialet. Or just check out the highlights.Social entrepreneur, writer, and thought leader Marc Freedman founded Encore.org 20 years ago — a community of changemakers age...

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