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Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation

The Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide financial resources and program support for Arapahoe County 4-H youth and leaders on a sustaining basis. The Foundation was founded in 1967 by a group of Charter Members and is overseen by a 15-member Board of Trustees.

The Board holds two fundraisers each year and maintains stable investments in order to support and enhance the 4-H program in the following areas:

Sponsorships for:

  • Education, recognition and leadership opportunities for 4-H leaders and youth
  • County contest prizes and judges
  • State-level contest entry fees
  • Award ceremonies and annual events
  • Recruitment and retention of 4-H members and leaders

Matching grants for club fundraisers

Financial need grants for 4-H families

Scholarships for 4-H members’ higher education

Annual award for Important Volunteer of the Year

The Foundation Board meets quarterly and Trustees also volunteer throughout the year at 4-H contests, speaking engagements, and other activities.

Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Tax Return