Past Grant Recipients
The Oakland Warthogs - $7,000
Youth rugby team in Oakland, CA whose mission is to improve the lives and character of young men in the inner city, while motivating them to obtain a college education through participation in a sports program at little to no cost. Funds went to underwrite costs for athlete participation and tutoring program.
Nathan Adelson Hospice - $2,500
Las Vegas nonprofit provides hospice services for end of life care with a vision that “no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid, or in pain.” Funds went to Camp Erin grief counseling and camp participation costs.
Tutwiler Community Education Center - $6,000
Provides enriching educational and recreational programs for children and teens in Tutwiler, MI on a daily basis through after school programs. Funds went to salaries for after-school coaches and staff.
People Helping People Today, Inc - $3,000
Provides male athletes 8-12 grade living in Alabama, George, South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida with mentorship, academic assistance, etc. to help them succeed despite low-income/high-risk backgrounds and limited resources. Funds went specifically to initiate SAT/ACT tutoring for participating students
Living Grace Homes - $3,000
Provides young pregnant mothers, who have nowhere to turn, a place to live, access to medical care and the support necessary to set themselves up to be a self-sufficient parent to their child. Funds went toward the sponsorship of the young women and children being assisted by LGH.
Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada - $2,500
The Mission of the DSOSN is to raise positive awareness about Down Syndrome and provide support services, information and education for individuals and families affected by Down Syndrome. Funds were granted for speech therapy services.
Every Generation Gives (EGG) Project - $3,000
US Vets Las Vegas – An organization that provides veterans with comprehensive housing and employment services.
JJFF developed the EGG Project in 2010 to give low-income students the opportunity to learn more about their community and empower them to serve their community. In 2015, students from D.L. Dickens Elementary School participated in EGG, with the participating students determining to grant $3,000 to local nonprofits. Students selected US Vets, serving homeless veterans in Las Vegas, as the recipient of their grant.