Organization

Colorado Boomers
Statewide
Website to provide a vehicle for exchanging information and ideas among baby boomers who are looking for work, community service or continued learning.

Organization: 
Rose Community Foundation

Colorado Experience Bank
Statewide
Web-based gateway to resources for baby boomers and maturing adults. It connects individuals with opportunities to explore a new career, enroll in lifelong learning classes and contribute to the community through volunteering opportunities.

Website: Colorado Experience Bank

Organization: 
Colorado Experience Bank

Silicon Valley Encore Fellows Program
Silicon Valley
Local Encore Fellowships program to tap encore talent as a powerful force for solving social problems. The model includes high-impact social-purpose work; rigorous fellow recruitment, selection and matching; work host leadership, commitment and capacity; compensation, duration and flexibility, and experiential learning and encore pathways.

Organization: 
Civic Ventures

WomanSage
Orange County
Member-driven community of women 45 years and older that provides support for women in midlife through educational programs and social philanthropy. It offers a news-based website, annual conferences, monthly salon meetings and a network of special interest groups.

Organization: 
WomanSage

Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50): Public Libraries and Boomers
Statewide
Statewide initiative of the California State Library to build capacity in community librarianship and develop a community of practice among library leaders related to serving and engaging people 50+. Started in California, it has now expanded its partnerships to include state libraries in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.

Organization: 
California State Library

Note: This program is now accepting applications.

Aspiranet, one of California’s largest social service agencies, has 35 family support programs in 44 rural, urban and suburban locations – in foster care, adoption, child and family services, youth development, education, and behavioral health.

Organization: 
Aspiranet

Tempe Connections
Tempe
Program and place that provides opportunities for 50+ adults to find meaning and purpose through a learning program, supportive planning for a variety of life changes, encore work options for continued meaningful engagement and volunteer participation. Operates an Experience Corps program and offers an inviting space in the public library to meet informally and formally.

Organization: 
Friends of the Tempe Public Library

Experience Matters Consortium
Maricopa County
Countywide consortium that fosters paid and unpaid service opportunties for experienced people who wish to find meaningful work with social purpose. Its goal is to enhance the capacity of the public and nonprofit sectors to tap into the talent of committed adults in the community.

Organization: 
Experience Matters Consortium

Arizona Mature Workforce Initiative
Statewide
State level initiative to raise visibility and awareness of employment opportunities for mature workers. Its website provides job matching, Mature Worker Friendly Employer Certification information and other services.

Organization: 
Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

Coming of Age is a Philadelphia-based national initiative that offers training, workshops and other activities to help people 50+ explore their futures and connect and contribute to their communities. It also helps nonprofits capture the energy and expertise of this underutilized population.

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