Connecting Generations for Good

The Eisner Foundation Grants More Than $1.4 Million to Intergenerational Efforts

The Eisner Foundation Grants More Than $1.4 Million to Intergenerational Efforts

December 18, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $1,435,000  through seven  grants in the final quarter of 2018. These grants represent the foundation’s continuing support of several key areas, including kinship care,  mentorship and education, all with an intergenerational focus. “Throughout 2018, we’ve been pleased to support a wide range of exceptional intergenerational programs,” …

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Marc Freedman and Encore.org to Receive Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence

October 31, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 30, 2018) – The Eisner Foundation announced today that Marc Freedman and the organization he leads, Encore.org, will win this year’s Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. The Prize includes a $100,000 cash gift in recognition of an exceptional individual or non-profit organization that unites multiple generations to bring about positive, lasting …

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The Eisner Foundation Grants More Than $3 Million to Intergenerational Efforts

October 16, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $3,135,000  through seven  grants in the third quarter of 2018. These grants demonstrate the foundation’s longstanding commitment to direct service as well as research. Four of the seven grants support programs that engage older adults in service of children in need. “The Eisner Foundation has always …

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The Eisner Foundation Grants $925,000 To Intergenerational Efforts

June 12, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $925,000 through eight grants in the second quarter of 2018. These grants follow  last week’s release of a new Eisner Foundation/Generations United   report  on intergenerational shared sites, which demonstrated the large benefits of and need for sites that bring old and young together on a consistent …

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The Eisner Foundation Grants $850,000 to Intergenerational Efforts

March 15, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $850,000 through three grants. Turnaround Arts: California was awarded $150,000 over two years in general operating support to bring high-quality arts education resources to LA County’s lowest-performing elementary and middle schools. Founded in 2014 by renowned architect Frank Gehry and arts education advocate Malissa Shriver, Turnaround …

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The Eisner Foundation Grants $1,145,000 to Intergenerational Efforts

January 16, 2018

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $1,145,000  through eight grants. These investments reflect the foundation’s commitment to both longtime and new partners doing intergenerational work. “We’re pleased to be partnering with new organizations exploring how intergenerational initiatives can enhance their work, while continuing longstanding relationships,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation.  Bet …

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Experienced Helping Hands: A New Handbook

October 31, 2017

On October 31, 2017, The Eisner Foundation released a new handbook for nonprofits wanting to engage senior volunteers. The release coincided with a workshop in downtown Los Angeles. As our society ages, the number of adults over 65 will double by 2050. Today, high proportions of seniors live alone and face social isolation, which is linked …

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The Eisner Foundation Supports Intergenerational Program Expansion in Los Angeles

September 19, 2017

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $720,000 through six grants in the third quarter of 2017. These investments reflect the foundation’s commitment to helping nonprofits increase their capacity for, and generate knowledge to sustain, intergenerational programs. “It’s exciting to see these organizations working toward long-term, sustainable intergenerational solutions for community issues,” said Trent Stamp, …

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The Eisner Foundation Awards $525,000 To Support Intergenerational Programs In Los Angeles

June 20, 2017

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $525,000 through five grants in the second quarter of 2017. These investments reflect the Foundation’s commitment to fund transformative intergenerational programs that address inequality and injustice. “We are pleased to see these organizations engaging older volunteers and youth to advance their missions,” said Trent Stamp, CEO …

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