Attend the Legacy Awards

Join us at the 10th Anniversary Legacy Awards as we honor those who impact the lives of millions of kids.

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.

Event Details

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 cfernandez@fourhcouncil.edu or 301-755-7068.

BECOME A SPONSOR

Sponsorship Opportunities

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

$100,000

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.

Inspire Kids to Do Sponsor

$75,000

Includes VIP seating for 20 guests at the Legacy Awards, 20 invitations to the Guest Reception, 10 invitations to the Board Chair & CEO Reception and 1 seat at the Board Chair & CEO dinner table.

 

4‑H Grows Here Sponsor

$50,000

Includes seating for 15 guests at the Legacy Awards, 15 invitations to the Guest Reception, and 5 invitations to the Board Chair & CEO Reception.

Learn-by-Doing Sponsor

$25,000

Includes seating for 10 guests at the Legacy Awards, 10 invitations to the Guest Reception, and 2 invitations to the Board Chair & CEO Reception.

 

4‑H Clover Sponsor

$12,000

Includes seating for 10 guests at the Legacy Awards and 10 invitations to the Guest Reception.

Specialty Sponsorships

$10,000 – $50,000

Contact us below to learn about sponsorship opportunities that build brand awareness for your company through the 10th Anniversary Legacy Awards.

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.

2018

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

Since 2005, the 4‑H and NEW YORK LIFE partnership has focused on supporting families with financial literacy educational programs as well as the expansion of JUNTOS 4‑H – a program dedicated to empowering more Latino youth to succeed in high school, graduate on...

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

Cassandra Ivie

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...

Thank you to the 2018 Legacy Award sponsors who are helping grow the next generation of True Leaders.