Summer 2023 Newsletter: The Power of Community

In this John T. Gorman Foundation summer newsletter, you can learn more about our partnerships to strengthen opportunities for children and families, – including transformative work in Lewiston; two-generation initiatives that tap into the power of housing; successful efforts to help families build the assets they need for economic mobility; initiatives to support children and caregivers impacted by domestic violence; and much more. In their own ways, each show what the ‘power of community’ can do when matched with effective strategies to improve outcomes for children and families.

Winter 2023 Newsletter: The Next Evolution of Our Work

We are excited to share an update on the direction and focus of the John T. Gorman Foundation’s work over the coming years. We remain committed to improving the lives of Maine people most acutely experiencing the adverse effects of poverty. But, to make greater progress toward that goal, we will be focusing more intensively … Read more

Fall 2022 Newsletter: Grateful, Energized, and Proud

Dear Friend, As I review our Fall Newsletter, I can’t help but feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude, energy, and pride. I’m grateful to be able to learn from the John T. Gorman Fellows, who just wrapped up their nine-month seminar with presentations on the outcomes they are working to achieve. The event also gave … Read more

2021 Fall Newsletter: New Opportunities for Positive Impact

With Thanksgiving already around the corner, all of us at the John T. Gorman Foundation have much to be thankful for – not in spite of the challenges brought by this lingering pandemic but in light of them. COVID continues to make life difficult for low-income families and the organizations that serve them. But still, our communities persevere, and the Foundation’s partners continue to make important progress in improving the lives of Maine people.

Summer 2021 Newsletter: A busy and exciting couple of months

Dear Friend, While the season has brought us welcomed warmer weather and longer days, that hasn’t slowed the pace of good work being done by our grantees and partners throughout Maine. Similarly, it’s been a busy and exciting couple of months here at the John T. Gorman Foundation. In May, we joined many others in … Read more

Spring 2021 Newsletter: Reasons to be hopeful

Dear Friend, While spring always brings renewed hopefulness, this year certainly finds it in great measure – and not just because of the warm weather (though that hasn’t hurt either). Vaccinations have finally allowed us to safely reconnect with loved ones and resume pastimes we have dearly missed. And each Mainer who gets vaccinated brings us … Read more