Thursday, November 02, 2006

The Purpose Prize | News Release

The Purpose Prize | News Release: "Purpose Prize for Social Innovators Over 60
Open for Nominations
President Bush, Former President Clinton — Both 60 — Salute Initiative that Showcases Entrepreneurs in the Second Half of Life

Five $100,000 Prizes Invest in Americans Inventing New Ways to Solve Societal Challenges
SAN FRANCISCO — Civic Ventures, a think tank and program incubator helping society achieve the greatest return on experience, today announced the opening of nominations for the 2007 Purpose Prize, a major initiative that invests in Americans over 60 who are leading a new age of social innovation. In its second year, the Prize includes five $100,000 investments and ten $10,000 investments in entrepreneurs in the second half of life who are combining their passion, creativity and experience to address issues of social significance.

Former President William Jefferson Clinton and President George W. Bush, having both turned 60 in 2006, recently endorsed The Purpose Prize."

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