Mission & Vision
We provide long-term support for Arizona 4-H Programs
The Arizona 4-H Youth Foundation manages over 80 endowments invested in annuities totaling approximately $2.2 million. These annuities provide guaranteed income to support over 20 different 4-H programs, 35 annual scholarships and the general operating funds for the Foundation.
Here’s how we make a difference:
- AWARDING approximately 35 post-secondary scholarships for 4-H senior youth. These scholarships are open to use in any college in the country. See our list of our winners on our “Scholarship Winners” tab on this website.
- SUPPORTING 20 statewide and national programs/activities such as JOLT (Junior Organization for Leadership Training), Arizona 4-H Summit, State Ambassadors, National 4-H Congress, National 4-H Conference, Western National Roundup, national judging contests in Louisville, Kansas City and Phoenix, Citizenship Washington Focus, Citizenship Washington Focus Presidential Inauguration, Leadership Washington Focus, Arizona 4-H Horse and Dog Contests, Shooting Sports Education and National Ambassador, Arizona Communications Day Contest, Arizona Family & Consumer Science Contest Day,
- SERVING as the IRS 501(c)(3) umbrella organization for 177 4-H Clubs in 15 counties and 5 Tribal Nations by providing accounting support. Clubs and County organizations often use the non-profit documentation needed to solicit other support.
- CREATING and RAISING monies through many ways to support national, state and local programs that make “The Best Better.”