Encore – purpose and passion in your second act.

Start your journey and meet the people and organizations making Encore a reality.

With decades of energy and passion ahead of them, seven people in their encore careers have won the 2013 Purpose Prize® – two winners will receive $100,000 each and five winners will receive $25,000 each – for improving their communities and the world.

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“What’s your encore?”

I hope this conversation will soon be occurring around every water cooler and dinner table in America! More >




Marc Freedman, CEO and Founder

Nine million people have embarked on encore careers that are personally meaningful and benefit society. Are you interested in joining them?

Here’s a place to start: The Encore Career Handbook is a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts guide to finding passion, purpose and a paycheck in the second half of life. More >