Connecting Generations for Good

DOROT wins this year’s Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence

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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Michael Eisner honored as a 2016 Influencer in Aging

October 26, 2016

Michael Eisner, founder of The Eisner Foundation, was honored today as a 2016 Influencer in Aging by Next Avenue. For decades, Mr. Eisner’s foundation has supported organizations that promote positive experiences of aging. Since 2011, The Eisner Foundation has awarded The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence, recognizing individuals and nonprofits that unite multiple generations, especially …

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The Eisner Foundation awards $1.4 million to support intergenerational programming in Los Angeles County

September 23, 2016

The Eisner Foundation announced today that it would award $1,445,000 through seven grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations in the third quarter of 2016. These bold investments reflect the Foundation’s commitment to fund transformative intergenerational programs that address inequality and injustice. “These seven organizations are terrific examples of how intergenerational programs are changing Los …

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An Encore of Service: Experienced Americans Helping Vulnerable Youth

May 25, 2016

Last year, The Eisner Foundation  became the only U.S. funder investing exclusively in intergenerational solutions. If you are new to intergenerational programming or wondering how it might fit within your organization, we encourage you to read this report by our partners at Encore.org.  We believe Los Angeles is ground zero for many of the challenges …

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NextAvenue: The Encore Career Movement Grows Up

February 16, 2016

Those lucky enough to attend the 2016 Encore conference last month will certainly agree with author Richard Eisenberg’s assessment that “there’s nothing more inspiring than being surrounded by inspiring people.” The conference, which brought together over 400 supporters of the encore career movement from over a dozen countries, was described by one attendee as, “the …

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Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Assembles Top Experts on Aging

December 1, 2015

For Immediate Release Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Assembles Top Experts on Aging New Advisory Board Includes Respected Thought Leaders Committed To Change LOS ANGELES—The Milken Institute today announced the creation of an advisory board to help shape the agenda of its new Center for the Future of Aging. “We are honored …

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