Missouri 4-H Foundation
Supporting positive youth development
The Missouri 4-H Foundation is the private resource partner of the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development. Our mission is to maximize 4-H youth development through resource acquisition and management.
Established in 1949, the Missouri 4-H Foundation partners with universities, corporations, foundations and individuals to build stronger 4-H programs and provide financial support to benefit Missouri's youth. We help empower young people in every county of the state to learn by doing and become the leaders of tomorrow.
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News & articles
- Published: Friday, Oct. 22, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golfers returned to the green in support of Missouri 4-H youths Sept. 21 at the 11th annual 4-H Clover Classic Golf Tournament in Columbia. Presenting sponsors were Climate Field View, a subsidiary of Bayer; and Great American ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H State Fashion Revue returned as an in-person event Oct. 9 at the Catharine Webb Studios on the Stephens College campus in Columbia.This year, 53 youths representing 20 counties participated in the annual contest, ...
- Published: Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2019, Missouri 4-H lost a longtime friend, Victoria L. “Vicky” Miserez. For more than 30 years, Miserez served Boone County 4-H in many capacities, including sitting on the program’s board of trustees. Miserez’s husband, ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri 4-H youths gathered Sept. 25 on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia for the annual State 4-H Public Speaking Contest.The contest is one of Missouri 4-H’s oldest and most popular traditions, said Samantha ...
Through the combined efforts of the Missouri 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers, as well as the generosity of our alumni, friends and corporate partners, the Missouri 4-H Foundation raised more than $1.1 million to support the ...
The 2020 Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame recognition will be held locally at county events culminating with a statewide virtual celebration.
The Missouri 4-H Foundation program budget for Fiscal Year 2021.