Experience Matters’ mission is to connect the skills and talent of individuals, age 50+, with social benefit organizations to enhance their capacity to solve community problems.
Our mission and vision
Experience Matters connects the skills and talent of individuals age 50 and over with social-benefit organizations to enhance their capacity to solve community problems.
We offer year-long Encore Fellowships, short-term Service by Design assignments, and AmeriCorps National Service programs. We are building a powerful network and creating sustainable outcomes for the betterment of the community.
Experience Matters was founded in February 2009 with 501(c)(3) status granted in September 2011. The organization became a program of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation in 2022.
Experience Matters has now impacted over 600 nonprofits, with more than 1,200 projects completed by matched volunteers.