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Dec 04, 2019, 10:00 ET National 4‑H Council Awarded $4.85 Million to Support 4‑H National Mentoring Program and 4-H Health Rocks!® Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has increased funding from $3 million to $3.6 to National...


Nov 25, 2019, 11:30 ET Facebook Visionary And 4-H Alum Wants Access To STEM For All Youth And Commits $1M Investment To Support 4-H

National 4-H Council and notable 4-H alum, Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth, announce a one-million-dollar donation to support 4-H in bringing access to...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:00 ET National 4-H Council and the United States Air Force Team Up to Deliver STEM Education

National 4-H Council today announced a $150,000 grant from the United States Air Force to expose more young people to science, technology,...


Sep 24, 2019, 08:50 ET Leading Executives from YouTube and Pet Retail Brands Elected to National 4-H Council Board of Trustees

National 4‑H Council has announced the election of two new Trustees to its Board – Danielle Tiedt, Chief Marketing Officer, YouTube and Richard...


Jun 24, 2019, 15:38 ET National 4-H Council and Nationwide Partner to Build 'Leaders in the Field' and Diversity in Agriculture

National 4-H Council is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with Nationwide, one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:30 ET 4-H & Google Expand Access to Free Computer Science Education to One Million Youth Across the Country

Today National 4-H Council announced a new $6 million collaboration with Google to bring computer science (CS) education to underserved youth across...


Apr 09, 2019, 09:15 ET 4-H Ag Innovators Experience Marks Sixth Year of Helping Youth Apply Critical Thinking and STEM Skills to Solve Agriculture Challenges

This spring and summer, youth from Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Nebraska will participate in the Native Bee Challenge, a hands-on activity to ...


Apr 03, 2019, 08:57 ET Bayer, Nutrien Executives Elected to National 4-H Council Board of Trustees

National 4-H Council announced the election of two new Trustees to its Board, Lisa Safarian, Bayer and Kaye Reitzenstein, Nutrien Ag Solutions. These ...


Apr 01, 2019, 08:00 ET National 4‑H Council Awarded $3 Million to Support 4‑H National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $3 million grant to National 4‑H Council in...


Mar 26, 2019, 08:22 ET 4-H Identifies Best Practices to Engage Diverse Youth Populations with Health Programming

National 4-H Council, in partnership with the University of Arizona, announces the release of a special report highlighting key learnings of...


Mar 19, 2019, 08:33 ET National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin Grow Partnership to Expand Access to Computer Science Education

National 4-H Council today announced a $500,000 grant from Lockheed Martin to bring computer science (CS) education to underserved youth in five...


Mar 13, 2019, 11:29 ET Prominent Alumni and Leaders Come Together to Celebrate the Life-Changing Impact of 4-H at National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C.

At the 10th anniversary 4-H Legacy Awards nearly 450 business leaders, philanthropists, celebrities, prominent alumni, special guests and dignitaries ...


Mar 13, 2019, 09:57 ET 4-H Names Clyde Van Dyke as the 2019 4-H Youth in Action National Winner

National 4-H Council announced that Clyde Van Dyke, 18, of Johnson City, NY, was selected as the national winner of the 2019 4-H Youth in Action...


Oct 23, 2018, 09:53 ET The CHS Foundation Helps Grow Next Generation of Agriculture Leaders

The CHS Foundation recently partnered with National 4-H Council as a sponsor of the 2019 National Youth Summit on Agri-Science. The Summit, held at...


Oct 01, 2018, 08:31 ET 4-H National Youth Science Day Brings Computer Science to Over 150,000 Young People

During the month of October, 4-H is set to empower over 150,000 youth to be creators, not just consumers, of technology, through its 11th annual 4-H...


Sep 05, 2018, 11:26 ET Celebrity Alumni Rally Behind 4-H to 'Inspire Kids to Do' - a Campaign to Give Kids More Opportunities to DO and to Grow Future Leaders

This back-to-school season, 4-H is placing a national spotlight on the stories of young people, through its 'Inspire Kids to Do' campaign. Led by...


Jun 07, 2018, 01:33 ET National 4-H Council Chief Marketing Officer Artis Stevens Named 2018 National Nonprofit Marketer of the Year

The American Marketing Association (AMA) and the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF), named Artis Stevens, Senior Vice President and...


Apr 20, 2018, 01:00 ET 4-H and New York Life Foundation Inspire More Latino Youth to Pursue Higher Education

National 4-H Council recently received a three year, $1.5 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to enable more Latino students to...


Apr 10, 2018, 10:00 ET 4-H Ag Innovators Experience Marks Fifth Year of Helping Youth Apply Critical Thinking and STEM Skills to Solve Agriculture Challenges

This spring and summer, youth from five states across the Midwest will participate in Monarchs on the Move Challenge, a hands-on activity to learn...


Mar 21, 2018, 10:44 ET A Celebration of the Life-Changing Impact of 4-H Brings Together Prominent Alumni and Leaders at National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C.

At the 9th annual National 4-H Council Legacy Awards nearly 450 business leaders, philanthropists, celebrities, prominent alumni, special guests and...


Mar 21, 2018, 09:10 ET 4‑H Names Cassandra Ivie as the 2018 National 4‑H Youth in Action Winner

National 4-H Council today announced that Cassandra Ivie, 17, of West Jordan, Utah, was selected as the national winner of the 2018 National 'Youth...


Jan 29, 2018, 08:13 ET National 4-H Council and JOANN Stores Partner to Inspire Creativity, Support Learning and Grow Local Programs Across the U.S.

The nation's largest youth development organization is teaming up with a leading craft retailer to ensure young people everywhere have access to...


Oct 17, 2017, 08:05 ET National 4-H Council to Deliver 4-H Wellness 360º Programming to Kids and Families in Five U.S. Markets, sponsored by Target

Unlike any other generation in history, today's kids are dealing with unique challenges and pressures. The most fundamental thing they'll need to be...


Oct 04, 2017, 05:00 ET 4‑H Challenges Kids To Become The Next Generation Of Tech Creators In World's Largest Youth-Led Engineering Challenge

Today, young people across America designed wearable technology devices as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), an...


Sep 14, 2017, 15:07 ET National 4-H Council and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Partner to Empower Youth in Creating Healthier Communities

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation's largest health philanthropy, has awarded National 4-H Council (Council) a $4.6 million grant...