Missouri 4-H Foundation
109 Whitten Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Supporting positive youth development
The Missouri 4-H Foundation is the private resource partner of the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development. Our mission is to maximize 4-H youth development through resource acquisition and management.
Established in 1949, the Missouri 4-H Foundation partners with universities, corporations, foundations and individuals to build stronger 4-H programs and provide financial support to benefit Missouri's youth. We help empower young people in every county of the state to learn by doing and become the leaders of tomorrow.
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News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
SEDALIA, Mo. – Jessalyn Caple, of Calhoun, won the 2019 MFA 4-H Saddle Award at the 4-H/FFA Horse Show in Sedalia. The award was presented July 27 by Janice Spears, MFA equine sales and companion animal specialist. In its 28th season, the MFA 4-H ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golfers once again teed off in support of Missouri 4-H youth June 4 at the 10th annual Clover Classic Golf Tournament in Columbia. The event raised $48,000 for University of Missouri Extension’s 4-H Center for Youth Development. ...
- Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Madelyn Derks plans to use the public speaking and communications skills she first honed in 4-H to advocate for farmers everywhere. Derks is the Missouri 4-H Foundation’s summer intern, helping with alumni outreach, ...
- Published: Friday, May 24, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – An initial delegation of MU Extension educators recently completed a three-day certification and training workshop for the Missouri Youth Preparedness Initiative, MyPI Missouri. Conne Burnham, MU Extension state emergency ...
Shop 4-H is the e-commerce unit of National 4-H Council. Products offered for sale include awards and recognition items, 4-H apparel and club supplies, office supplies, 4-H curriculums and other printed resources.
Now known as the 4-H Volunteer Professional Development Endowment Fund, the Country Store Endowment Fund was established under direction of former 4-H youth development specialist Mary Jo Williams with the intent that funds would be utilized to ...
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National 4-H Council is the private sector, non-profit partner of 4-H National Headquarters located at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).