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The Eisner Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2015 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence

The Eisner Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2015

Nominations on behalf of organizations and individuals that are committed to uniting multiple generations for the betterment of our country are welcome and must be submitted at by October 31, 2015.

The Eisner Prize is a national award, open to anyone or any group working in the United States. The $100,000 cash award comes with no strings attached. The Eisner Foundation will award two 2015 Eisner Prizes: The Eisner Prize for Innovation in Intergenerational Solutions and The Eisner Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Intergenerational Solutions.

"The Prizes allow us to honor organizations that share our mission nationwide, with the hope that the good work being done can be replicated in Southern California," said Michael D. Eisner, founder of The Eisner Foundation and founder and CEO of The Tornante Company.

“We know there are great organizations out there demonstrating excellence in bringing multiple generations together,” said Trent Stamp, CEO of The Eisner Foundation. “The Eisner Prize is a way for us to learn more about those groups, and to reward them for their efforts.”

2015 marks the 5th year of The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. Past winners of The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence include Nancy Henkin of Temple University; AARP Experience Corps; the Motion Picture and Television Fund; Bridge Meadows in Portland, Oregon and The Intergenerational Schools in Cleveland, Ohio.

About The Eisner Foundation
Founded in 1996 by Michael and Jane Eisner and their family, The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the betterment of our communities. In 2015, The Eisner Foundation became the only U.S. foundation solely dedicated to investing in intergenerational work. By making grants of over $7 million annually, the goal of The Eisner Foundation is simply to help Los Angeles be a place that protects and nurtures the region's most vulnerable citizens. To learn more about The Eisner Foundation, please visit the organization’s website.

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