Civic Ventures announced this week the opening of nominations for the 2008 Purpose Prize, a major initiative that invests in Americans over 60 who are leading a new age of social innovation. Since its establishment, RPCVs have been among those recognized. For the first time in 2008, nominees may include U.S. residents whose work is affecting the lives of people outside the U.S.as well as domestically.
The Purpose Prize provides five awards of $100,000 and ten awards of $10,000 to people over 60 who are taking on society’s biggest challenges. It’s for those with the passion and creativity to discover new opportunities, the experience to come up with practical solutions, and the determination to make lasting
For the first time in 2008, nominees may include U.S. residents whose work is affecting the lives of people outside the U.S.as well as domestically.
Winners in 2007 have developed new ways to help children succeed in life through reforms to the education and foster care systems, and new methods to save lives through improvements in hospital safety, newborn care, and search-and-rescue efforts.
Who will take the Prize
Make your nomination now at www.purposeprize.org.
Nominations will close on March 1.
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