greyhrt100.gif (4818 bytes)

subbnr.gif (1887 bytes)

HEED Funded Projects

The Human Environmental Sciences Extension Development (HEED) Fund was established in 1983 with an initial investment of $2,500. This fund has provided $64,523 in support of 149 community-based educational programs. Annual earnings are used to fund several programs each year. The HEED Fund Advisory Committee issues a request for proposals each year and selects projects for funding on a competitive basis.

2013
Providing support for 7 educational programs ($2,490 total)

  • FCL – Leadership Training ($440)
    Betty Schalk
    Butler County
  • Do Your Wants Fit your Wallet? ($350)
    Wendy Brumbaugh
    Shelby County
  • Books for Newborns ($200)
    Rosalie Wyhs
    St. Charles County
  • Tenth Annual Multi-county Women’s Health Conference ($500)
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • A Slice of Summer ($250)
    Nellie Lamers
    Taney County
  • Universal Design... So misunderstood, so much more to learn! ($500)
    Connie Neal
    Grundy County
  • Healthy U textbook publication ($250)
    Megan Web
    Pettis County

2012
Providing support for 8 educational programs ($3,688 total)

  • Books for Newborns ($288)
    Vivian Cody
    Lincoln County FCE
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program ($400)
    Renette Wardlow
    Christian County
  • Books for Newborns ($500)
    Rosalie Wyhs
    St. Charles County
  • A Matter of Balance ($500)
    Melissa Bess or Sarah Traub
    Camden County or Pulaski County
  • A Matter of Balance ($500)
    Art Schneider
    Chariton County
  • Slice of Summer 2012 ($500)
    Nellie Lamers
    Stone County
  • Ninth Annual Multi-County Women’s Health Conference ($500)
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Summer Scrumptious 2012 ($500)
    Nellie Lamers
    Taney County

2011
Provided support for 8 educational programs ($3,150 total)

  • Books for Newborns ($250)
    Rosalie Wyhs
    St. Charles County FCE
  • Books for Newborns ($250)
    Vivian Cody
    Lincoln County FCE
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy ($300)
    Mary Wissmann
    St. Louis County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy ($500)
    Mary Gosche
    Cape Girardeau
  • GrandFamily Informational Gathering: Addressing Issues Facing Relatives Acting as Parents ($500)
    Sarah Traub
    Pulaski County
  • Heart to Heart — The Heart Truth ($500)
    Lynda Johnson
    Lafayette County
  • Character Counts! ($350)
    Dorene Yearian
    Webster County FCE
  • Fun with “Show-Me Justice” ($500)
    Shirley Palen
    Cape Girardeau County FCE

2010
Provided support for 6 educational programs ($2,560 total)

  • Let’s Get Physical: Youth, Physical Activity and Character
    Sherry Nelson
    Marion County
  • Books for Newborns
    Vivian Cody
    Lincoln County FCE
  • Books for Newborns
    Eva Sketoe
    St. Charles County FCE
  • Seventh Annual Multi-County Women’s Health Conference
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Spreading the Information on Autism
    Vivian Cody
    Lincoln County FCE
  • Step Up To Leadership
    Renette Wardlow
    Christian County

2009
Provided support for 13 educational programs ($4,300 total)

  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Mary Schroepfer
    Franklin County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Kathy Dothage
    Osage County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Kris Jenkins
    Bates County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Judy Lueders
    Perry County
  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
    Jinny Hopp
    Jasper County
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
    Phyllis Flanigan
    Butler County
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
    Phyllis Flanigan
    Ripley County
  • Cancer Awareness—Ask Me About My Beads
    Jane Arnold
    Butler County FCE
  • Books for Newborns
    Vivian Cody
    Lincoln County FCE
  • Preparing for the Long Haul
    Wendy Brumbaugh
    Shelby County
  • Lamar High School Promotes Nutrition on YouTube
    Tammy Roberts
    Barton County
  • Sixth Annual Multi-County Women’s Health Conference
    Maude Harris
    Scott County

2008
Provided support for 8 educational programs ($3,000 total)

  • 5th Annual Multi-County Women's Health Conference
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
    Phyllis Flanigan
    Butler County
  • Books for Newborns
    Bobbie Hawks
    Clay County FCE
  • GrandFamily Informational Gathering
    Sarah Raaf
    Pulaski County
  • Reading to Children
    Dee Klingler
    Benton County FCE
  • Books for Newborns
    Barbara Pemberton
    St. Charles County FCE
  • More Than Skin Deep
    Betty Schalk
    Butler County FCE
  • Funding Family Fun and Learning
    Dortha Strack
    Cape Girardeau County FCE

2007
Provided support for 10 educational programs ($4,725 total)

  • Building Strong Families Healthy Homes Module
    Lucy Schrader
    Human Environmental Sciences Extension
  • Raise-a-Reader
    Nancy Richmond
    Pettis County FCE
  • Board Basic: Practical Leadership Training for Non-Profits
    Lisa Wallace
    Henry County
  • 4th Annual Multi County Women's Health Conference
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Courting the Judicial System: Show-Me Justice Game
    Betty Schalk
    Butler County FCE
  • Pam Stenzel: Sex Still Has a Price Tag
    Mary Gosche
    Cape Girardeau County
  • Conference for Grandparents and Other Kin Raising
    Mary Gosche
    Cape Girardeau County
  • Annie's Project
    Renette Wardlow
    Christian County
  • Mental Alertness for Adults
    Edna Crain
    Butler County FCE
  • Show-Me Justice Judicial System Game
    Carol Whittle
    Jackson County FCE

2006
Provided support for 12 educational programs ($6,000 total)

  • Parenting: The Second Time Around
    Kris Jenkins
    Vernon County
  • Before and After the Baby is Born
    Leanne Spengler
    Pike County
  • Tackling the Tough Skills
    Renette Wardlow
    Christian County
  • Multi-County Women's Conference
    Maude Harris
    Scott County
  • Family Nights
    Jim Meyer
    Ralls County
  • Books for Newborns
    Alberta Iffrig
    St. Charles County FCE
  • Books for Newborns
    Bobbie Hawks
    Clay County FCE
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    Phyllis Flanigan
    Butler County
  • Reading is a "Grand" Thing
    Dortha Strack
    Cape Girardeau County FCE
  • Look! Listen! I can read this book!
    Jo Ann Hahs
    Cape Girardeau County FCE
  • Tri-County GrandFamily Gathering
    Sandra McKinnon
    Franklin County
  • Grandparent Support Groups
    Mary Gosche
    Cape Girardeau and Perry Counties

2005
Provided support for nine educational programs ($4,500 total)

  • Building Strong Families in Randolph County
    Tom Fuhrman
    Randolph County FCE
  • Books for Newborns
    Elsie Meyer
    Clay County FCE
  • Sock-It-To-Me Saturday
    Elizabeth Reinsch
    St. Louis County
  • Camp Day Break (Diabetes Education)
    Dortha Strack
    Cape Girardeau County FCE
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
    Mary Engram
    Mississippi County
  • Safe Cribs
    Jeannie Moreno
    Webster County 4-H Council
  • Character Critters
    Saralee Jamieson
    St. Clair County
  • Youth Financial and Economic Literacy
    Rebecca Travnichek
    Andrew County
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
    Mary Gosche
    Cape Girardeau County

2004
Provided support for three educational programs ($1,500 total)

  • Mississippi Valley Therapeutic Horsemanship Program
    Inez Statler
    Cape Giradeau County FCE
  • Adolescent Mother Journaling Program (continuation)
    Kim Webb
    Human Development & Family Studies Extension
  • A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
    Wendy Brumbaugh,
    Consumer & Family Economics Regional Specialist, Shelby County

2003
Provided support for three educational programs ($1,500 total)

  • Reaching Out with Dollars and Sense
    Cynthia Crawford
    Saline County
  • Weights Work Wonders
    Karen Moll
    Jasper County
  • Safe Cribs
    Jeanne Moreno
    Webster County

2002
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

  • Missouri Sports Nutrition Institute: Camp Programs
    Kim Archer
    Greene County
  • MAFCE History/Memory Book
    Betty Reynolds
    McDonald County FCE
  • Better Living Through Fitness
    Lynda Johnson
    Lafayette County
  • Nutritional & Physical Activity Peer Education Project
    Dan Remley
    Scotland County

2001
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

  • Healthy Families Taskforce Mentoring Pilot Program for Pregnant and Parenting Teens/Life Skills Group Sessions
    Sherron Hancock
    Taney County
  • Effective Decision Making By Young Adults
    Wendy Brumbaugh
    Shelby County
  • Books for Newborns
    Diane Frye/Teresa Mareschal
    St. Charles County
  • Teen Assistance Program (TAP)
    Sherry Nelson
    Marion County

2000
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

1999
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

1998
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

1997
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

  • Character Counts: Day Care Providers Training
    Michele Pfundt and Suzanne Dell-St. Clair
    (South Central Region)
  • Eating Disorder Awareness Program
    Jo Britt-Rankin
    (Northeast Region)
  • Project Take Charge
    Lynda Johnson
    (West Central Region)
  • Character Development for Kids
    Nancy Richmond
    (Statewide)

1996
Provided support for five educational programs ($2,250 total)

  • Community Enhancement and Citizenship Education for Youth
    Chanel Goodwin-Watkins
    (Central Region)
  • For Your Family's Benefit:
    Increased Awareness of Support Programs

    Brenda Procter
    (Columbia Campus)
  • HIV/AIDS: What Every Child, Teen and Adult Should Know
    Renette Wardlow
    (Southwest Region)
  • Creating Awareness and Support for Programming Impacting Teen Pregnancy in Nodaway County
    Karma Metzgar
    (Northwest Region)
  • Caregivers' Connection: Enhancing Quality Child Care
    Susan Mitchell
    (Northwest Region)

1995
Provided support for five educational programs ($2,100 total)

  • TLC -Tutoring and Learning Center
    Kitty Weber
    (Northwest Region)
  • Community-Based Program for Limited Resource Minority Families
    Linda Murphy
    (Southeast Region)
  • Arthritis Self-Help Course
    Lynda Zimmerman
    (Central Region)
  • Parents Helping Parents
    Cynthia Crawford
    (Central Region)
  • Intergenerational TV Viewing
    Myrna Franke
    (Statewide)

1994
Provided support for five educational programs ($1,700 total)

  • Parent/Child Interaction Activities
    Jane Hunter
    (Northeast Region)
  • Women's Leadership Exchange Program
    Linda Murphy
    (Southeast Region)
  • Nutrition Education
    Jim Meyer
    (Northeast Region)
  • Survival Skills for Parents
    Marilyn Garrett
    (West Central Region)
  • Selecting Quality TV Programs for Children
    Myrna Franke
    (Statewide)

1993
Provided support for five educational programs ($1,450 total)

  • Helping Clients Control Their Finances
    Nancy Flood
    (Northeast Region)
  • Intergenerational Sharing -Linking Older Adults with Children
    Kris Jenkins
    (West Central Region)
  • Career Exploration and Personal Development for Young Women
    Susan Mitchell
    (West Central Region)
  • Tutoring in English as a Second Language
    Dorothy Shull
    (Southwest Region)
  • Women's Cancer Awareness Program
    Georgia Reid
    (Statewide)

1992
Provided support for four educational programs ($1,600 total)

  • Life Skills for the Homeless
    Susan Pickle
    (East Central Region)
  • Video Program Delivery of Consumer and Family Economics
    Wilma Schuh, Cynthia Crawford, and Glenda Hawkins
    (Central Missouri Region)
  • Balancing Work and Family
    Doris Greig and Pat Snodgrass
    (South Central Region)
  • Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Education
    Phyllis Flanigan
    (Southeast Region)

1991
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

  • Working Together To Save Our Earth Seminars
    Susan Gray
    (Southeast Region)
  • Women On The Move Seminar
    Nancy Flood
    (Northeast Region)
  • Work and Family Unite Programs
    Diane Francis and Wilma Schuh
    (South Central Region)
  • Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Education
    Phyllis Flanigan
    (Southeast Region)

1990
Provided support for four educational programs ($2,000 total)

  • Rural Women's Leadership Conference
    Betty Ann Broman and Bev Coberly
    (South Central and Southwest Regions)
  • Home-Based Business Program Support
    Barb Cunningham
    (West Central Region)
  • Health Care Educational Programs
    Vera Nichols and Glenda Hawkins
    (Central Missouri Region)
  • Home-Based Business Workshops
    Karen Peterman and regional specialists
    (Southeast Region)

1989
Provided support for five educational programs ($1,500 total)

  • A Changing Society: Critical Family Issues Seminar
    Glenda Kinder and Kansas City regional specialists
    (West Central Region)
  • Balancing Work and Family Project
    Laurie Haflich and regional specialists
    (Northeast Region)
  • Leading While You Teach Volunteer Workshop
    Ardie Littlefield and regional specialists
    (Southeast Region)
  • Employed Parents Advocacy Council and Seminar
    Diane Francis and Jill Leckrone
    (South Central Region)
  • Balancing Work and Home Worksite Seminars
    Hildy Etzkorn and regional specialists
    (East Central Region)

1988
Provided ($1,500 total) grants in support of the following five educational programs:

  • Water Quality Workshop
    Lu Harper, Bev Coberly, and Sharon Gann
    (South Central Region)
  • Regional Women in Leadership Seminar
    Debby Whiston, Glenda Hawkins, and Frieda Barrett
    (Northeast Region)
  • Seeking Excellence Regional Conference on Women, Personal Effectiveness and Productivity
    Georgia Stuart-Simmons
    (Central Missouri Region)
  • Home-Based Business Workshop
    Karma Metzgar
    (Northwest Region)
  • Effective Parenting Shortcourse
    Paula Kennish
    (Northwest Region)

1985-87
Supported three statewide Women In Leadership Conferences ($1,500 total)

Back to the top

For additional information, contact:

Dr. Jo Britt-Rankin
HES Associate Dean
110 Gwynn Hall
Columbia, MO  65211
573-882-7828
britt-rankinj@missouri.edu

or your local county extension office.

Gifts are deductible for federal and state income tax purposes.

uoeblacksm.gif (3515 bytes)
HES Extension Site Administrator
exthesweb@missouri.edu