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January 2, 2015

Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 10.35.26 AMLearn about the Purpose Prize by clicking here. Consider nominating someone who you know makes a difference in the world.

Created in 2005,’s Purpose Prize has awarded nearly $5,000,000 to changemakers age 60 and older who are using their skills and experience to advance the social good. Read more about the six 2014 winners, who were awarded a total of $300,000.

The panel of jurors is looking to honor and acknowledge individuals who are committed to improving the lives of others. They welcome applicants making a difference in all sectors, including those working with children and youth and in financial inclusion. Encore strives to ensure that our Purpose Prize winners come from a range of diverse communities – and they encourage you to think about people in your network deserving this kind of recognition.

Here’s an inspiring video about Mauricio Lim Miller, a 2014 Purpose Prize Winner. Please consider a nomination today. The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2015.Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 10.35.26 AM

If you have questions please contact Stacey Easterling, Director, Program Growth & Development at (973) 913-4549.

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January 2, 2015

Maine education commissioner won’t return, LePage chooses senior adviser as replacement

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