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Grants Awarded - 2020

A COVID-19 Response Fund
JTVF has provided COVID-19 Response Funding to various organizations focused on food security, eviction mitigation, supplies, technology, and childcare
$1,127,000
Arts South Dakota
2020 Virtual State Arts Conference
$4,000
Behavior Management Systems
Family Pathways school-based counseling and support programs
$150,000
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Collective Impact planning
$20,000
Black Hills Special Services Cooperative (Career Learning Center)
Workforce Connections Program
$546,000
Black Hills State University Foundation
Scholarships to low income youth to participate in a virtual Camp Invention Summer Camp
$5,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rosebud
Support for three youth centers and a teen center located in Mission, Rosebud, and Parmelee on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation
$90,000
Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills
Free educational virtual music programming for youth in the Black Hills
$20,000
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Lakota Youth Arts and Culture Institute in Eagle Butte
$125,000
Feeding South Dakota
Hunger relief efforts to include the BackPack Program and mobile food distribution throughout the Black Hills
$50,000
Helpline Center
  • $55,000 - Operating support for Volunteer Connections to mainatin a volunteer database for the Black Hills area to link volunteers and nonprofit agencies together and provide tools and supports to area nonprofit agencies
  • $7,500 - For promotion and volunteer recruitment of the VITA and AARP free income tax preparation service for the 2021 tax year in the Black Hills, in partnership with AARP
$62,500
Honorariums
  • Black Hills Area Community Foundation - Black Hills by Choice Fund - $1,000
  • Black Hills Area Community Foundation - Operating Endowment Fund - $3,677
  • CommonBond - $9,333
  • Feeding South Dakota - $4,667
  • Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting - $2,500
  • Lifescape Foundation - $1,000
  • Rapid City Club for Boys - $1,000
  • United Way of the Black Hills - $1,000
  • University of South Dakota - Barbara Hughes Clement Program Endowment - $22,000
  • YMCA of Rapid City - $14,000
  • Youth and Family Services - $4,667
$64,844
Hope Center
Drop-in Day Center providing support for the homeless and those living in poverty in Rapid City
$85,000
LifeScape Foundation
To increase capacity and services provided to children who have autism at their Rapid City Speciality Clinic
$282,000
New Dawn Enterprises
Remodel client bathrooms in their transitional residential treatment center in Vale, SD
$25,000
One Spirit
To support and expand their End Hunger Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation
$50,000
Passages Women's Transitional Living
Capital campaign for a new transitional living facility in Rapid City to increase capacity, providing residential re-entry service services to women 
$300,000
Pennington County Health & Human Services
Discretionary funds for basic needs and job-related expenses where no other resoruce is available and tiered incentives for the Safe Solutions Program
$100,000
Pennington County Mental Health Court
Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while participating in the program
$10,000
Pennington County Veteran's Treatment Court
Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while participating in the program
$10,000
Rapid City Area School District
Support for the Academy of Human Services & Education
$250,000
Rapid City Arts Council
Youth and Young Adults Arts Education programming to provide youth and young adults access to the arts
$65,000
Rapid City Club for Boys
Afterschool and outreach programming to middle school and high school boys
$130,000
St. Francis Mission
Free and reduced fee dental clinic serving the Lakota people on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation
$130,000
United Way of the Black Hills
Annual fundraising campaign focusing on strategic initiatives
$200,000
Volunteers of America
  • $200,000  - Coordination of the Black Hills Regional Homeless Coalition
  • $50,000 - Mommy's Closet, providing emergency support services and case management for families of children ages 0-13, and coordination of the Western SD Diaper Bank
$250,000
YMCA of Rapid City
Jump Start Childcare Program to assist teen parents and parents taking steps to achieve educational goals and self-sufficiency
$199,000
Youth and Family Services
Girls, Inc. Afterschool Program 
$100,000
2020 Grand Total $4,450,344

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