General News


January 8, 2024
J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust: TOTAL AWARDS for 2023
(Danville, Virginia) January 8, 2024 – 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 2023 $1,195,250 was awarded to students in scholarships and $1,047,804 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
$32,222,160 has been awarded; $16,056,687 in scholarships and $16,165,473 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 180,068 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
Phone: 434-797-3330
Fax: 434-797-3343