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Fall 2017 Newsletter

November 28, 2017 – Newsletters

As we head into the holiday season, all of us at the John T. Gorman Foundation are, as always, inspired by the terrific work being done by organizations and communities all over Maine to improve the lives of disadvantaged folks in our State. Trying to address often complicated challenges, groups of cross-sector partners are increasingly working collaboratively to advance innovative new ways of addressing long-standing problems facing children, youth, families and seniors. In this Fall…

Summer 2017 Newsletter

August 10, 2017 – Newsletters

The staff and partners of the John T. Gorman Foundation have kept busy this summer, as you'll see from this edition of our quarterly newsletter. At the end of June, we announced the organizations who are receiving our 2017 Direct Services Grants, and in this issue, we'll tell you more about the program and the 48 dedicated grantees that are carrying out important work throughout the state of Maine. We also bring you an update…

Spring 2017 Newsletter

June 8, 2017 – Newsletters

Now that we're well into another short-lived spring, we wanted to bring you up to date on some of the Foundation's recent activities. In this issue of our quarterly newsletter, you'll find stories that cover a wide range of efforts that are working to improve the lives of disadvantaged people around the state. We highlight examples of programs that are strengthening Maine's workforce, and in our first article we share details about some the efforts…

Winter 2017 Newsletter

March 15, 2017 – Newsletters

Throughout these chilly months, groups across the State continue to work hard to expand supports and opportunities for disadvantaged Mainers.  In this Winter Issue of our John T. Gorman Foundation Newsletter, we want to update you about some of the great work being done by grantees and other partners around Maine. We'll begin by introducing you to the new cohort of John T. Gorman Fellows, who will kick off their work together at the end…

Fall 2016 Newsletter

December 8, 2016 – Newsletters

Here in Maine, almost ten percent of our population aged 16 to 24 are disconnected -- meaning that they are not in school or working. That's nearly 15,000 young people who lack the relationships and resources that are required to successfully navigate the pathway to adulthood. At the John T. Gorman Foundation, we believe that we must invest in these young people, many of whom have experienced homelessness, encounters with the juvenile justice system, or…

Summer 2016 Newsletter

August 25, 2016 – Newsletters

As another beautiful Maine summer draws to a close, and with back to school just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment to update you on some of the recent news from the John T. Gorman Foundation. In this issue, we'll give you details on our 2016 Direct Services Grant Program, through which we distributed $1 million in funding to 60 organizations doing critical work in all 16 counties of the state. We'll…

Spring 2016 Newsletter

May 25, 2016 – Newsletters

It finally feels like spring in most of Maine, and with the prospect of even warmer weather on the horizon, we wanted to take a few moments to update you on the progress of some of the work that the John T. Gorman Foundation is undertaking to improve the lives of children, youth, and families around the state. In this issue, we check in with the first cohort of John T. Gorman Fellows. They finished…

Winter 2016 Newsletter

February 1, 2016 – Newsletters

We're pleased to share with you the Winter Edition of the John T. Gorman Foundation's quarterly Newsletter, which offers a snapshot of some great work being done by our partners around the state. In this edition, you'll find summary findings from a new Foundation-commissioned research report on the well-being of Maine seniors and information about how we're responding to the needs identified in the report. On the kids and families front, you can learn about…