Iowa 4-H Foundation

Ways to Give

Your gifts make a difference to 4-H'ers!

There are many ways you can donate to support Iowa's 4-H'ers and the work of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Together, we can provide more opportunities for youth to learn, grow and thrive! Thank you for your support!

Questions about making a gift? Contact us at 515-294-1537 or email


Cash Gifts

Your cash gift is the quickest way to invest in Iowa 4-H youth. You can make a cash gift using a credit card through online givingmonthly giving or by check. 

Checks can be made payable to the Iowa 4-H Foundation and mailed to:

Iowa 4-H Foundation
1259 Stange Rd
Ames, IA 50011-3630

Give in Honor of Someone

Recognize someone who can made a difference in your life!

Make a memorial or tribute gift online or by sending a check to the Iowa 4-H Foundation, designating whether a memorial or tribute gift in the memo section.

The Foundation will then send an acknowledgement of your thoughtfulness to whomever you designate.

Donor Advised Funds

Recommend a gift to 4-H through your donor advised fund and impact kids through your generosity!

Learn more and find your fund here.



Make a Gift through Your IRA

Make a difference today and save on taxes. It’s possible when you support Iowa 4-H Foundation through your IRA. Contribute directly from your IRA account.

Learn more and find your account here.

Leave a Legacy

Whether you would like to put your donation to work today or benefit us after your lifetime, you can find a charitable plan that lets you provide for your family and support the Foundation.

Learn more about Legacy Planning here.

Join the Treasurer's Club

Make a difference all year long through a recurring monthly gift! It's easy and convenient and most importantly, provides vital support to young people.

Learn more and join here.



Donate Stock

The Iowa 4-H Foundation gratefully accepts gifts of stock or appreciated securities. Consult with your financial planner to find the best option for your situation!

Learn more here.

Gifts of Grain

By donating grain, farmers can provide 4-H opportunities for youth across the state and save on income tax!

Find out more.

Endow Iowa

Your gift improves lives in our community, and the Endow Iowa Tax Credit Program offers you generous tax incentives to make it easier for you to give more to 4-H for less.

Read more here.



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