Grants Awarded - 2021

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
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Matching funds to assist nonprofits to grow their endowments
Black Hills Playhouse
A new outdoor stage and performing space at the theatre in Custer State Park
Black Hills State University Foundation
Scholarships to low income youth to attend Camp Invention Summer Camp
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 
Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills
To provide educational music programming for youth in the Black Hills
Front Porch Coalition
For facilitation of a teen suicide prevention group called Defying Defeat
Historic Homestake Opera House Society
Matching funds for the National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Award for renovation and restoration of the theatre
  • CommonBond - $3,500
  • Feeding South Dakota - $1,750
  • Youth & Family Services - $1,750 

Hope Center
Drop-in Day Center providing support for the homeless and those living in poverty in Rapid City
Literacy Council of the Black Hills
Operating support/program coordination for tutoring adults in basic reading and writing skills, as well as the English language learning
New Start Housing Collaborative
Provide housing vouchers for individuals and families unable to access public housing and receiving extensive case management and support services
Northern Hills Drug & 4th Circuit DUI Courts
Assist participans and their families with ancillary services to encourage and reinforce positive behavior while participating in the program
Pennington County Drug Court
Assist participants and their families with miscellaneious expenses while participating in the program 
Pine Ridge Girls School
For their college prep school serving 6th-9th grade students in poverty on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Sanford Underground Research Facility Foundation
Stipends and materials for the education and outreach program, providing STEM professional development for K-12 educators in South Dakota
2021 Grand Total $1,609,525