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Jackson County Now Has a Permanent Endowment

Jackson County Now Has a Permanent Endowment

What’s an endowment? It is a permanent fund that grows and provides financial resources for years to come and helps secure the future of 4-H in your county. In Jackson County, raising the $25,000 to start the endowment was a true community effort! County Extension...

Real estate is a popular way to make a charitable donation

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 is a wonderful – and practical - way to donate to an eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization like the Indiana 4-H Foundation. People make charitable gifts by donating:...

A Gift That’s “Sew” Inspiring

A Gift That’s “Sew” Inspiring

If you’ve created a garment from scratch, you know it’s a labor of love! From the first cut of fabric to hand-sewing that final button, every snip and stitch takes focus and patience. The annual 4-H Fashion Revue is a testament to that patience. For many, the...

2022 YES Grant Recipients

2022 YES Grant Recipients

The following 4-H members received funding in 2022 based on grant proposals they submitted to the Indiana 4-H Foundation: Gabriel Ballard, Porter County Grant Award: $500 The Discovery Trackers Community Garden project will create and open a community garden to...

4-Her Shares His Passion for Aquatic Life & Environmental Learning

4-Her Shares His Passion for Aquatic Life & Environmental Learning

Sawyer Scheid of Monroe County has a deep interest in learning about insects and aquatic life. He was able to further his research and begin sharing it made possible by a YES Grant from the Indiana 4-H Foundation. Sawyer spent a total of 23 hours doing research and...

YES Grant Funds ‘Glam and Grit’ Project for Foster Teens

YES Grant Funds ‘Glam and Grit’ Project for Foster Teens

Reagan Koester of Vanderburgh County led a group of volunteers to provide makeup bags for foster teens. Watch this video to learn more about this community service project, funded in part by the Indiana 4-H Foundation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_Bk-YqQKGw To...

Boston Blazers 4-H Club Pack Up Backpack Blessings

Boston Blazers 4-H Club Pack Up Backpack Blessings

Alyssa Krebs of Washington County focused her 2021 Youth Engaged Service Grant on filling backpacks with school supplies for the local Women’s Shelter. Alyssa Krebs gathered a group of 4-Hers to help her achieve her two main goals for this community service project....

YES Grant Funding is Taking Out the Trash in Clay County

YES Grant Funding is Taking Out the Trash in Clay County

Kylee Bosstick from Clay County set a goal to install new trash cans alongside three other 4-Hers at their local fairgrounds. Her goal was to eliminate litter on the ground, improve the look of the fairgrounds, and improve the safety of attendees -- all the while,...

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