Making the Best Better

Builds partnerships to secure philanthropic support, advocacy, and promotion of Indiana 4‑H Youth Development now and for generations to come.


“4‑H taught me leadership and communication skills, and the value of passing along a lesson learned to the next group of kids.”

—Janet Holcomb,  First Lady of Indiana & 4‑H Alumna

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Create an Endowment

Support the Indiana 4‑H Foundation or the Indiana 4‑H program of your choice in perpetuity.

How to Make a Gift in Your Will

Helpful information for including the Indiana 4‑H Foundation in your estate plans

4‑H License Plates

Show your clover pride by purchasing an
Indiana 4‑H Foundation Specialty License Plate!

You Empower Hoosier Youth

Your generous contributions make a difference in the lives of 4‑H youth all over Indiana. Our hands-on approach is proven to improve confidence, independence, resilience and compassion and are developed through real-life experiences. The result is 4‑H members are empowered with a lifetime of leadership and interpersonal skills.

4‑H Stories

Learn about our donors, alumni, scholarship recipients, and volunteers to find out how 4‑H has enriched and impacted their lives to make a difference for Indiana youth.

Weaving Together a Love of 4-H

How a longtime 4-H’er designed a pretty unique “gift basket” (with an IRA!) Nancy Towner grew up...

Jackson County Now Has a Permanent Endowment

What’s an endowment? It is a permanent fund that grows and provides financial resources for years...

Real estate is a popular way to make a charitable donation

Donors like Paulette LeCount-Dowden have discovered that making a charitable gift with real estate...