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RELEASE: Foundation Announces Plans for 2022 Fellowship Program
June 30, 2021 – Press ReleasesCurrently accepting applications for program designed to strengthen the capacity of leaders to improve the lives of vulnerable Mainers
$1 Million Awarded in 2021 Direct Services Grant Program
April 26, 2021 – Press ReleasesGrants will help 71 organizations provide food, shelter, and other essential services in all of Maine’s 16 counties Portland – The John T. Gorman Foundation has awarded 71 grants totaling $1 million to provide food, shelter, and other essential services to Mainers in need through its 2021 Direct Services Grant Program. The Foundation increased funding to the annual program this year to reflect the incredible level of need throughout Maine during the pandemic. “Even before…
Foundation Awards $250,000 to in Response to Rising Youth Mental Health Concerns
With Foundation support, Elder Justice Coordinating Partnership holds first meeting
September 23, 2020 – Press ReleasesThe John T. Gorman Foundation has made a grant to support the work of Maine's new Elder Justice Coordinating Partnership. The following is a press release from the Maine Securities Administration announcing the partnership's first meeting today. The initiative is being led by John T. Gorman Fellow Jaye Martin, executive director of Legal Services for the Elderly, a longtime partner in the Foundation's work to help Maine seniors age in place.
$500,000 in Grants from John T. Gorman Foundation Boost Efforts to Ensure Child and Family Safety During Pandemic
Foundation Policy Brief Outlines New Ways for State to Help Vulnerable Families Thrive
June 29, 2020 – Press ReleasesUPDATE: Watch a recording of a webinar featuring the brief's author Sarah Griffen, Maine DHHS Deputy Commissioner Bethany Hamm and KVCAP Director of Child and Family Services/Educare Tracye Fortin, and others. Watch -------- The two-generation approach to serving low-income families holds important lessons for state policies and systems Portland, Maine – Today, the John T. Gorman Foundation released it latest policy brief – “The Two-Generation Approach: Recommendations for Bridging Practice and Policy in Maine” –…
RELEASE: John T. Gorman Foundation Awards $500,000 in Grants to Organizations Serving Vulnerable Mainers During COVID-19 Outbreak
Effort to Build and Strengthen Workforce in Lewiston-Auburn Announced
January 27, 2020 – Press ReleasesLA Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and John T. Gorman Foundation commit to Strengthen LA, a plan to support continued business growth by aligning and investing in efforts to grow the local workforce [caption id="attachment_4098" align="alignleft" width="400"] LA Metropolitation Chamber President (left) and John T. Gorman Foundation Chief Program Officer Nicole Witherbee.[/caption] LEWISTON, MAINE – Announced January 23, 2020, at the LA Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Dinner, the Chamber and John T. Gorman Foundation…