Since 1949, the Iowa 4-H Foundation has been committed to the mission of “Funding Opportunities for Iowa’s Youth through 4-H.” With your support, we provide:
- Support for 4-H’ers through financial aid and college scholarships
- Support for 4-H Programs through fundraising and Foundation grant funding
- Support for Counties through our County Endowment Program
The following core values guide our efforts to lead the Foundation.
Commitment: The Foundation is committed to connecting donor passions with programmatic purpose to support the Iowa 4-H Program and the youth it serves, for the betterment of our communities, our country, and our world.
Integrity: In service to our donors, 4-H’ers, volunteers and supporters, the Foundation will act in a way that promotes trust and accountability. The Foundation will honor donor intent and make decisions in the best interest of those we serve.
Growth: In an ever-changing world, the Foundation remains open to adapting our efforts to support the Iowa 4-H Program. Through innovation, continuous improvement and a growth mindset, the Foundation sees opportunities and is committed to pursuing them.
Gratitude: In gratitude for all that the 4-H Program offers young people; past, present and future, the Foundation channels the generosity of donors. In gratitude to the donors who make 4-H opportunities possible, the Foundation will recognize their gifts and share the impact of their generosity.