4-H scholarship donors help youth leaders develop and flourish
For longtime Missouri 4-H member Hannah Persell, the power of giving goes beyond words. Persell — a University of Missouri senior studying agriculture business management — received one of the 501 scholarships totaling $515,800 that the Missouri 4-H Foundation awarded during MU's comprehensive Our Time to Lead giving campaign.
Extension exceeds Our Time to Lead goal: new initiatives continue the momentum
University of Missouri Extension and Engagement exceeded its Our Time to Lead goal by nearly 50% — raising more than $37.2 million for the MU comprehensive giving campaign launched five years ago. Generous donors gave more than $6.5 million in the last year alone. To celebrate this milestone, MU Extension and Engagement this week announced two philanthropic initiatives to carry this exciting momentum through the next century.
Gift extends Mizzou research, programs to underserved people, communities across Missouri
How the grandson of a pre-Depression era extension agent in Monroe County, Missouri, and a 1960s VISTA volunteer from the Bronx met is a story in itself. But together Ken Donohew and Ellen Kippel have nurtured those service-oriented roots and dedicated themselves to supporting the University of Missouri and higher education opportunities for all.
Make a Gift of Grain
Charitable gifts of grain commodities can be donated at any time but work best when donated in the year following the year they are grown. Learn the advantages of making gifts of commodities and farm inventory.
Make a Gift of Publicly-Traded Stock
You can make a gift of publicly-traded stock and reduce or eliminate your capital gains tax. Learn more about the benefits of giving stock.
Making a Gift of Real Estate
Real estate can be a great way to make a gift. Learn more of the advantages of a donation of real estate to MU Extension.
MU Land-Grant Society
We are proud to announce the creation of a donor recognition society for MU Extension and Engagement. Learn how you can be a member.