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4-H Foundation Sponsorships

The Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation supports our local 4-H program in the following areas:

Participant costs

  • Partial funding for State 4-H Conference delegates
  • Entry fees for the Colorado State Fair Contests
  • Partial funding for National 4-H Conference
  • Partial funding for Youth Fest
  • Partial funding for Western Round-Up
  • Partial funding for Citizenship Washington Focus
  • Registration fees for District Senator, Alternate Senator and partial funding for first-time attendees to the Leadership Development Conference
  • Other special 4-H Leader Trainings
  • Colorado 4-H Youth Fund Donation

Contest prizes and entry fees

  • Entry fees for State 4-H contests
  • Entry fees for the Colorado State Fair contests
  • Judges fees and prizes for the county-level contests
  • Prizes for the “Tools of the Project” Awards, given to 4-Hers who earn champion and reserve champion in their chosen projects units at the Arapahoe County Fair so they can continue in their chosen projects

Event sponsorship

  • Annual Foundation Breakfast and Awards Ceremony for the Important Volunteer of the Year (IVY) awardees and Foundation Scholarship recipients
  • Annual Achievement Program awards and reception
  • Arapahoe County Fair Grand Champion Awards Program BBQ
  • One-time donations for unique events

Recruitment and retention of 4-H members and leaders

  • Promotional ads for recruitment
  • Special programming for members