TOOLS & RESOURCES
Encore Talent Works Toolkit
The go-to online resource for engaging experienced adults in improving their communities.
Learn how encore talent boosts organizational capacity and delivers impact. Find proven approaches to designing encore roles and recruiting encore employees, consultants and skilled volunteers.
Encore Program Map
A searchable map and directory of local encore programs in the United States.
Visit the map and directory to find innovative state and local programs offering encore services and pathways.
Want to add your program? Submit your request here.
Innovations in Encore
Examples of successful encore programs, tips for getting started, and encore movement information.
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Building an Encore Community
A case study from Arizona, demonstrating the full spectrum of encore programs in action in Greater Phoenix.
The Encore Talent Impact Project
A study on the impact of people in encore roles, with data from six nonprofits that engage encore talent.
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Community Experience Partnership
Resources from a six-year national initiative that mobilized older adults for community change.
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Diversity & Inclusion Resource
Stories, articles and resources to help encore programs connect with diverse communities.
An Encore of Service: Experienced Americans Helping Children & Youth
The case for expanding national service for encore-stage adults to improve lives, communities and society
Our Resource Exchange provides valuable products, information and services from Encore Network member programs.
Explore this new online tool to help individuals from the private sector get to know the nonprofit sector and transition to social purpose work.
Finding good answers to the question of “What’s Next” is important for encore seekers. Two eBooks from Discovering What’s Next help people explore ideas and options to shape their futures.
Boomerang Giving makes charitable giving easier for older Americans by allowing them to invest some or all of their senior discounts into improving their communities.
A coaching and training platform for the future of work and the talent revolution, the Centre supports leaders, managers and individuals as they navigate today’s changing and aging workforce.