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Spring 2018 Newsletter

In this issue: – Indiana 4-H and ISDA Team Up To Grow Future Leaders – 4 Educators, 1 Team, and 1 Passion: 4-H – Indiana 4-H Takes a Bite Out of Hunger – Are you a Champion? – 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Indiana 4-H Round-Up – Former President Nola Gentry Leaves a Legacy… Read More

Brackets for Good 2018

We are participating in the Brackets For Good 2018 Indiana tournament! Brackets For Good is an Indianapolis based non-profit organization that helps communities across the nation connect with non-profits in their own neighborhood. The first competitive fundraising tournament took place in Indianapolis in 2012, with 8 local organizations raising $32,000. In 2017, twelve simultaneous tournaments… Read More

Accomplishment Scholarship Applications Due

Applications for 4-H Accomplishment Scholarships are due on January 25, 2018. These scholarships are available to 4-H members in grade 10-12 and the year immediately following high school graduation. Selection is based on the member’s life skill development resulting from their 4-H participation. Awards range from $1,000.00-$2,000.00. Categories include Animal Science; Citizenship; Communications; Engineering and… Read More

Farm Credit Mid-America Matching Grant Challenge Ending Soon

Because the Purdue campus and office buildings will be officially closed, the Indiana 4-H Foundation office will be closed December 22, 2017 through January 3, 2018. Any donations using a credit card will need to be made on our website during this time, as any gifts mailed in will not be processed until January 3,… Read More

2017 Indiana 4-H Congress Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

  The 2017 Indiana 4-H Congress is presented each year by Indiana 4-H Foundation in partnership with Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and Indiana 4-H Youth Development and with generous support from sponsors CountryMark, Ceres Solutions, Beacon Ag Group, Dow AgroSciences, Farm Credit Mid-America, Harvest Land, and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. The 2017… Read More

Bane Welker Equipment Partners with Indiana 4-H

We are excited to announce that Bane Welker Equipment is celebrating their 50th anniversary by graciously pledging to match any online gift to the Indiana 4-H Foundation during the month of August!   This challenge match will end August 25th, at Bane Welker Equipment’s 50th Anniversary Celebration of Agriculture:Past Present and Future at the Boone… Read More

LaPorte County 4-H Booster & Alumni Association Create Endowment

Written by Patty Keating Back in the 1990’s when I started with Purdue Extension, LaPorte County had a great partnership with the Indiana 4-H Foundation. As an educator, I saw the great things that the Foundation was doing to support programs on the state level, including scholarships for local students. Through the efforts of a… Read More

Indiana 4-H Youth to DC Grateful For Inauguration Trip

INDIANA 4-H YOUTH TO DC GRATEFUL FOR TRIP TO DC FOR INAUGURATION DAY “I would like to say thank you to the Indiana 4-H Foundation for giving us the rare opportunity to see the Presidential Inauguration. I am going to be taking away a ton of experience from this. I learned a lot about our… Read More

Teens as Teachers

4-H TEENS BECOME TEACHERS TO YOUTH IN COMMUNITY Teens as Teachers is a program that has equipped more than 500 high school students, in the areas of biotechnology, biosecurity, and healthy living, on the necessary skills to effectively teach younger youth, within their community. For the past six years, those who have participated in the… Read More

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