Connecting Generations for Good

Experienced Helping Hands: A New Handbook

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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Eisner Prize Winner DOROT Honored At Intergenerational Report Release Event

May 16, 2017

Generations United and The Eisner Foundation released survey findings in the new report I Need You, You Need Me: The Young, the Old, and What We Can Achieve Together on May 16 at the National Press Club  in Washington, DC. The Eisner Foundation also honored New York-based nonprofit DOROT with The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational …

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The Eisner Foundation partners with NBC’s “Give”

May 3, 2017

Update (May 7, 2017): The episode is available for streaming here. The Eisner Foundation is partnering with NBC’s new show “Give” to showcase two of its grantees, ONEgeneration and Spark Los Angeles. The episode airs the weekend of May 6, 2017. The new show focuses on philanthropy, partnering with foundations and celebrity ambassadors all over …

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DOROT wins this year’s Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence

April 24, 2017

We are pleased to award this year’s  Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence to  DOROT. Their ongoing commitment to intergenerational solutions for issues affecting seniors in New York exemplifies the ideals this award seeks to promote. The award ceremony will take place at the National Press Club on May 16 in conjunction with 2015 Eisner Prize …

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The Eisner Foundation awards $1.5 million to support intergenerational programming in Los Angeles

April 6, 2017

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $1,508,200  through eight grants in the first quarter of 2017. These investments reflect the Foundation’s commitment to fund transformative intergenerational programs that address inequality and injustice. “These organizations continue to demonstrate the potential of intergenerational programs,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation. “We are …

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The Eisner Foundation Relaunches Small Grants Program

February 14, 2017

The Eisner Foundation is pleased to relaunch its small grants program, now called Opportunity Grants. Opportunity Grants aim to help smaller organizations grow and achieve impact, and encourage larger organizations to be innovative in developing new ideas. For smaller organizations with annual budgets under $500,000, or larger organizations launching new intergenerational initiatives, The Eisner Foundation …

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The Eisner Foundation awards $850,000 to support intergenerational programming in Los Angeles

December 14, 2016

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $850,756 through eight grants in the fourth quarter of 2016. These bold investments reflect the Foundation’s commitment to fund transformative intergenerational programs that address inequality and injustice. “We are proud of the wide range of intergenerational programs these grants represent,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The …

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