Extension 4-H Youth Building Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3630
The Iowa 4-H Foundation's mission is to provide financial resources for youth development through 4-H.
The Foundation funds opportunities for Iowa 127,000 4-H members and participants, supporting over 100 college scholarships, funding Pioneer Hy-Bred Seed Grants for community service projects, Ag & Land Stewardship Grants from the Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship, and the Hills Bank & Trust Leadership Academy. The Foundation also supports leader training for over 12,000 4-H volunteers, and is workign to identify and engage over 200,000 Iowa 4-H Alumni. It owns and operates the Iowa 4-H Center with camping facilities that include a high ropes challenge course, climbing tower, athletic fields, and pool, cabins to sleep up over 300 youth, and 14 miles of trail on 11,000 acres along the Des Moines River.
Children & Youth