Grantees 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, supporting adult learners to further their education and training

$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

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 – Volunteer Connections Program to maintain 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 – Promotion and volunteer recruitment of the VITA and AARP free income tax preparation service for the 2021 tax year in the Black Hills

$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 to assist individuals working through the crisis of poverty and homelessness 

$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

Support for their End Hunger Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation

$50,000

Passages Women’s Transitional Living

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 and tiered incentives for the Safe Solutions Program

$100,000

Pennington County Mental Health Court

Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while in the program

$10,000

Pennington County Veteran’s Treatment Court

Assist participants and their families with miscellaneous expenses while 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

Out-of-school 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 & Family Services

Girls Inc. out-of-school program

$100,000

2020 Grand Total

$4,450,344

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