About the Michigan 4-H Foundation
Founded in 1952, the Michigan 4-H Foundation is a nearly $8 million 501(c)(3) non-profit fundraising organization based in East Lansing, Mich. Led by a 30-member board of trustees, the foundation solicits, manages, grants and stewards support from private individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations to support Michigan 4-H Youth Development programs.
Gifts to the foundation support:
• 4-H volunteer training at a reduced cost.
• County 4-H volunteer recognition.
• State 4-H youth awards and recognition.
• Outstanding 4-H alumni recognition.
• College scholarships for 4-H youth.
• County and state 4-H grant opportunities.
• Creation of new curriculum and learning materials.
• Development of new and current 4-H programs.
• 4-H participant fee scholarships.
• Development and maintenance of Kettunen Center, Michigan’s 4-H volunteer training center.
• Development and maintenance of the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens at Michigan State University.
Ways to Give
Gifts to the Michigan 4-H Foundation can be made in cash, appreciated stock and securities, charitable gift annuities, life insurance, retirement funds, bequests and gifts in kind. Cash gifts and pledges can be made via mail, online or through personal contact with a Michigan 4-H Foundation staff or board members. Please contact the Michigan 4-H Foundation and your tax adviser and attorney for assistance in making non-cash gifts.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation, a public foundation headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, USA, receives charitable contributions and special grants for the development and support of 4-H youth programs in Michigan. The foundation is licensed to solicit charitable gifts by the state of Michigan. (MICS 2751) The Michigan 4-H Foundation is committed to financial accountability. Read our Statement of Financial Accountability or view the foundation's GuideStar listing for nonprofit accountability including financial data and IRS Form 990. The foundation’s annual, independent audit and a report containing percentages of charitable contributions expended on program administration and fundraising is available by request.
For more information about the Michigan 4-H Foundation, contact: