Kemper and Pioneer Community Service Grant

William T. Kemper Foundation and DuPont Pioneer 4-H Community Service Grants are available to 4-H clubs and county 4-H councils. 4-H groups may apply for a matching grant up to $1,000 for a community service project.

More information and application form are on the Missouri 4-H Foundation website.

Kids Helping Kids

Kids Helping Kids is a program devoted to helping 4-H members and their families in times of need by providing small financial grants to 4-H members who have gone through family emergencies like natural disasters, medical emergencies or fires.

Kids Helping Kids is sponsored by the Missouri State 4-H Council and Missouri 4-H Foundation.

Learn more at the Missouri 4-H Foundation website.

Building Our Communities Grant (BOAC) 

The Department of Agriculture program provides $18,000 annually to Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters for projects aimed at developing and advancing Missouri’s rural communities.

For details, refer to the  Building Our Communities grant, Missouri Department of Agriculture website.

Missouri 4-H Foundation awards

The Missouri 4-H Foundation offers awards to 4-H volunteers, families and supporters.

  • Frank Graham Leadership award
  • Missouri 4-H Century Family award
  • Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame
  • Nelson Trickey Bridge Builder award
  • Naomi Crouch Leadership award

More information and application forms are on the Missouri 4-H Foundation website.

Additional ideas for cooperation

  • Adventure challenge activities
  • 4-H club officer teams
  • County fair herdsmanship
  • County fair sportsmanship