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Purpose Prize: seniors in encore careers with social purpose

"The Purpose Prize®, now in its seventh year, is the nation's only large-scale investment in people over 60 who are combining their passion and experience for social good. The Prize awards up to $100,000 each to five people in encore careers creating new ways to solve tough social problems.

"The Prize was created in 2005 by Civic Ventures with funding from the John
Templeton Foundation
and The Atlantic Philanthropies to showcase the value of experience and disprove notions that innovation is the sole province of the young. It’s for those with the passion to make change and the experience to know how to do it.

Learn more about the prize here.. Thanks to Harry (Rick) Moody for alerting us to this prize.

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