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A prize to help boomers make a difference in their second careers

Not all retirees see the end of a job as a time to stop working. Some view it as an opportunity to make the world a better place. When volunteering isn't enough, many of them take the plunge and start their own nonprofits.

The Purpose Prize, an initiative of the Encore Careers campaign, gives people over age 60 the resources and funding necessary to carry out their social endeavors.

Now in its fourth year, the Purpose Prize provides five $100,000 and five $50,000 awards each year. It also recognizes as Purpose Prize Fellows people who have redefined their retirement years. … Back to Article

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