(Danville, Virginia) January 4, 2023 – The Board of Trustees of the J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust (a trust, announced in October 2007 and formed through the generosity of James T. Emerson) is pleased to announce that during 2022 $1,137,154 was awarded to students in scholarships and $1,057,745 was
awarded to tax exempt 501(c)3 organizations in charitable grants.
The Trust offered scholarship opportunities to students who resided in Caswell, Halifax, Henry,
Pittsylvania and Rockingham counties. Charitable grants were awarded for the benefit of
Danville/Pittsylvania county residents. Since the Trust’s formation in October 2007 a total of
$29,988,567 has been awarded; $14,870,793 in scholarships and $15,117,774 in charitable grants.
The Trust encourages scholarship award recipients to recognize their responsibilities as citizens and
requires each awardee to perform twenty hours of volunteer services during each award year. To date,
our awardees have performed 170,591 hours of volunteer services.
The J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust of Danville, VA was founded to provide higher educational
opportunities through financial assistance to deserving students and provide charitable grants to tax
exempt organizations in the Danville/Pittsylvania County, VA area.
J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust
223 Riverview Drive, Suite G
Danville, VA 24541