2019 Legacy Awards
The Legacy Awards is National 4‑H Council’s premier fundraising event. Each year, we honor those who make life-changing experiences possible for millions of kids and recognize outstanding 4‑H youth making a difference in their communities. Proceeds from this event enable 4‑H to continue growing the next generation of leaders and advance the 4‑H youth development movement on behalf of young people everywhere.
When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 6:00-9:30 PM: cocktail reception, dinner and celebration
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037
Become a Sponsor and Change Kids’ Lives
Sponsoring the 10th Anniversary Legacy Awards is a tangible way to inspire, grow and support the next generation of true leaders. By becoming a Legacy Award sponsor, you will:
- Give more young people access to the 4‑H experience.
- Network with Fortune 500 company leaders, elected officials, celebrities, 4‑H youth and alumni.
- Increase your brand’s visibility nationally with a media reach of 55 million impressions.
For more information about becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets and tables, please contact us today. You can also contact Carolyn Fernandez, Director of Development, directly at email@example.com or 301-755-7068.BECOME A SPONSOR
Thank you for your interest in becoming a 10th Anniversary Legacy Awards sponsor. If you would like to learn more about Legacy Awards sponsorship opportunities or if you have a question about the event, please contact us below. If you are interested in purchasing event tickets, please visit our Tickets page.
Exclusive 10th Anniversary Legacy Sponsor
Includes VIP seating for 30 guests at the Legacy Awards, 30 invitations to the Guest Reception, 30 invitations to the Board Chair & CEO Reception and 1 seat at the Board Chair & CEO dinner table.
4‑H Grows Here Sponsor
Includes seating for 15 guests at the Legacy Awards, 15 invitations to the Guest Reception, and 5 invitations to the Board Chair & CEO Reception.
4‑H Clover Sponsor
Includes seating for 10 guests at the Legacy Awards and 10 invitations to the Guest Reception.
Legacy Award Highlights
The Green Carpet
Before kicking off the 2018 Legacy Awards, we interviewed special guests about importance of youth to take action and be doers in their community. Check out our Green Carpet playlist.
Abraham Lincoln Vision Award
Honorable Sonny Perdue, United States Secretary of Agriculture
Throughout his life, Sonny Perdue has experienced the agriculture industry from every possible perspective. Uniquely qualified as a former farmer, agri-businessman, veterinarian, state legislator, and governor of Georgia, he became the 31st United States Secretary of Agriculture on April 25, 2017. Perdue’s guiding principles include...
Corporate Leadership Award
John Y. Kim, President New York Life Foundation
National Distinguished 4‑H Alumni Medallion
Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation
Zippy Duvall, a third-generation farmer, was elected president of the AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION in January 2016, before which he served as president of the Georgia Farm Bureau. As president of AFBF, Duvall’s mission is to ensure that the independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization remains...
4‑H Brand Champion Award
David Cohen, Comcast Corporation
Cohen is Senior Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation, as well as the Company’s Chief Diversity Officer and has played an instrumental role in raising awareness of 4‑H through the GROW TRUE LEADERS CAMPAIGN since 2016. Under Cohen’s leadership, Comcast has aired 4‑H’s public...
National Youth in Action Award Winner
West Jordan, Utah
For Cassandra Ivie, being a part of 4‑H meant developing her passion for STEM while learning the value of unity amongst diversity. Through 4‑H, she gained the confidence and experiences she needed to become a STEM leader; skills that she is putting...