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10 Maine Leaders Complete John T. Gorman Fellowship

November 27, 2019 – JTGF News & Updates, Press Releases

Intensive program strengthens leaders’ capacity to make a measurable difference in the lives of Maine people PORTLAND, Maine – This month, 10 leaders from across Maine completed the 2019 John T. Gorman Fellowship, an intensive program designed to strengthen their ability to make a measurable difference in the lives of disadvantaged Mainers. This is the third cohort for the program, which was established in 2015 and now includes 32 Fellows. “Through the John T. Gorman…

Foundation Lends Support to New Public-Private Partnership to Address Elder Abuse

October 23, 2019 – JTGF News & Updates, Press Releases

-----John T. Gorman Foundation President Tony Cipollone and Chief Program Officer Nicole Witherbee attended today's signing ceremony, as the Foundation has pledged its support of this important partnership. Below is the Governor's Press Release.---- Joined by lawmakers, advocates for older Mainers, and other state government officials, Governor Janet Mills today signed an Executive Order establishing the Elder Justice Coordinating Partnership to combat elder abuse in Maine. The Partnership – comprised of government officials from the…

John T. Gorman Foundation Gives 44 Grants to Support Mainers in All 16 Counties

June 26, 2019 – Press Releases

Grant funds will help state’s nonprofits meet vulnerable Mainers’ immediate needs Portland - The John T. Gorman Foundation is awarding $700,000 to 44 Maine nonprofits through its annual Direct Services Grant Program. Through this support, the Foundation will partner with organizations who are working to meet the immediate needs of Maine’s most vulnerable people. The Foundation’s funding is being awarded to a diverse group of organizations distributed throughout the state that offer essential services such…

Applications for the John T. Gorman Foundation Fellowship Are Open

August 29, 2018 – Press Releases

Applications for the John T. Gorman Foundation Fellowship Are Now Open Now in its Third Cohort, The Program Seeks to Equip Maine Nonprofit and Public-Sector Leaders With The Skills They Need to Impact Systems Change PORTLAND – The John T. Gorman Foundation is currently accepting applications for the third cohort of the John T. Gorman Fellowship. Participants should be devoted to issues related to the Foundation’s mission and investment priorities: improving educational achievement for young children,…

Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed

May 22, 2018 – JTGF News & Updates, Press Releases

Maine Youth Need Comprehensive, Youth-Focused Solutions to Succeed John T. Gorman Foundation Issues Inaugural Policy Brief, “From Adolescence to Adulthood: A Blueprint for Helping Maine’s Youth Succeed” Portland – The transition from adolescence to adulthood is challenging for any young person. But the 17 percent of Maine children living in poverty[1], youth involved in Maine’s foster care or juvenile justice systems and youth experiencing homelessness face even more hurdles during this key time of life.…

John T. Gorman Foundation Gives 48 Grants to Support Mainers in All 16 Counties

June 19, 2017 – Press Releases

Nonprofits Providing Services Related to Mental Health, Cancer and Basic Needs Receive Funding Portland - The John T. Gorman Foundation is awarding $800,000 to 48 Maine nonprofits through its annual Direct Services Grant Program. Through this support, the Foundation will partner with organizations who are working to meet the immediate needs of Maine’s most vulnerable people. The Foundation’s funding is being awarded to a diverse group of organizations distributed throughout the state. These range from…

2017 Class of John T. Gorman Fellows Announced

January 11, 2017 – Press Releases

2017 Class of John T. Gorman Fellows Announced New cohort of public and nonprofit decision-makers will be empowered to better support Maine's most vulnerable people Editor's Note: The fellows are available for interviews. Please contact Elizabeth Pope if interested. PORTLAND - The John T. Gorman Foundation this week announced the second class of the John T. Gorman Fellowship, a leadership program in Maine for exceptional nonprofit and public sector professionals. The Fellowship aims to help participants…

John T. Gorman Foundation Announces Grants Totaling $1 Million to Help Mainers in All 16 Counties

January 28, 2016 – Press Releases

Nonprofits Providing Services Related to Mental Health, Cancer and Basic Needs Receive Funding. Portland - The John T. Gorman Foundation is awarding $1 million to 60 Maine nonprofit organizations through its annual Direct Services Grant Program. Through this support, the Foundation will partner with nonprofits who are working to meet the immediate needs of some of Maine’s most vulnerable people. The Foundation is awarding the funding to a diverse and wide-ranging array of organizations throughout…