Making an Impact

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. They offer year-long Encore Fellowships, short-term Service by Design assignments, and National Service Programs.

Who We Are:

Our Mission, Our Vision.

Our Mission: Experience Matters connects the skills and talent of individuals, age 50+, with social benefit organizations to enhance their capacity to solve community problems.

Our Vision: All people age 50+ and social benefit organizations are working jointly to deliver positive community outcomes.

Our Impact

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Our Team

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Latest News Release

Experience Matters Assists in Community Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tempe Community Action Agency

Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is the largest social services agency in Tempe. It serves approximately 26,000 hungry, poverty-stricken and homeless individuals annually, from pre-natal to end-of-life, primarily in the East Valley. This year the coronavirus...

Experience Matters Assists in Community Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Northwest Valley Connect

The increased need for services and the uncertainty of funding brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic had the small, dedicated staff of Northwest Valley Connect (NVC) scrambling to cover the needs of the ‘new normal’ landscape. Started in 2014 to fill the gaps in...

50 over 50: Debra Esparza

Experience Matters recognizes the importance that those with experience make to improve the community. Each month, we will highlight an individual that has gone above and beyond to make an impact through volunteering or working with a local nonprofit. You...

Meaningful Connections

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Experience Matters has been a great partner to Back to School Clothing Drive for the past several years.  We have taken advantage of every single one of their programs including hosting an Encore Fellow who created our volunteer management process that we still use today.  Without that process, we would not be able to manage our 2500 volunteers in holding our annual New Clothes, New Beginnings Annual Distribution event that provides 5000 children with new clothes and schools supplies.

Karl Gentles

Executive Director, Back to School Clothing Drive

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360 East Coronado Road , Suite 170
Phoenix, AZ 85004
1 block north of McDowell Rd., 100 yards West of 7th St.

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(602) 812-3939