Funding Information


  • Funding is open to any Land-grant university (LGU) , Foundation or county 4‑H program. Funds will be dispersed to the 4‑H System based on availability. Not all requests will be funded and/or receive the full amount.
  • Multiple funding requests are permitted, however, each request should not exceed $15,000. We highly encourage State Program Leaders, Administrators and Foundation Directors to prioritize funding requests.
  • These funds should support skill building activities, leadership opportunities and critical work from 4‑H educators to mentor and connect to youth, especially limited resource and/or underserved youth, to support their well-being.


  • June 1 – 15, 2020: Applications open.
  • June 16, 2020: Approval by the State Program Leader, Administrator or Foundation Director.
  • Program request must be achieved within 6 months of award.

Award Requirements and Payment

  • 100% of payment will be given within ten days of being awarded.
  • LGUs, Foundations and county 4‑H programs will be asked to commit to using the funds for the purposes described below.
  • A 1-2 page summary must be submitted at the conclusion of your 6 month period highlighting: number of youth impacted, a brief description of the project/impact and how these funds were utilized to reach limited resource and/or underserved audiences.