Giving to 4-H

Ways to give

Help us grow the next generation of True Leaders—because every child in Missouri deserves the opportunity to succeed.

Gifts of cash

You can make cash gifts by phone, mail or online. Simply call us toll-free in Missouri at 800-642-8041 or mail your check (payable to the Missouri 4-H Foundation to:

  • Missouri 4-H Foundation
  • 109 Whitten Hall
  • Columbia, MO 65211

University of Missouri payroll deduction: University of Missouri employees can give to Missouri 4-H through automatic payroll deductions. Simply download and complete the Payroll Deduction Request Form.

Payroll Deduction Request Form (PDF)

Missouri State Employees Charitable Campaign (MSECC): Missouri state employees can give to Missouri 4-H through automatic payroll deductions. Our MSECC number 8019. Contact your state department giving coordinator for further details.

You can also make your gift online.

Gifts of securities

To make non-cash gifts such as appreciated stock or a gift of real estate, contact Missouri 4-H Foundation Director Rachel Augustine at 573-884-7641.

Planned gifts

There are many ways to support 4-H including bequests, beneficiary designations, life insurance, and in some cases, life income arrangements such as a charitable gift annuity. Contact Missouri 4-H Foundation Director Rachel Augustine at 573-884-7641 to discuss ways to include the Missouri 4-H Foundation in your will or estate.

Are my gifts tax-deductible?

Yes, the Missouri 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All gifts to the Missouri 4-H Foundation are tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax ID number is 43-6044367.

Can I make a gift to a county or club?

Yes, the Missouri 4-H Foundation will pass gifts on to county 4-H programs or individual 4-H clubs less a 5% administrative fee. Simply tell us which county or club you would like your gift to support. You can also establish or contribute to an existing county endowment fund. Contact our office at 573-882-2680 for more information about county endowments.