About Us


In keeping with the long term vision of its sole benefactor, J. T. Emerson, deceased, the trust’s primary goal is to provide higher educational opportunities through financial assistance to deserving and needy students in our surrounding area.

The trust’s secondary goal is to assist the residents of Danville / Pittsylvania County, VA through charitable grants to tax exempt organizations.

The Trustees and staff of the J. T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust are committed to preserving and fulfilling the final wishes of its founder, today and into the future.