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Help North Dakota 4-H’ers find their spark by donating to the 4-H Foundation on or before Giving Hearts Day, Feb. 9, 2023.

North Dakota 4-H Foundation Scholarships

The ND 4-H Foundation sponsors several college scholarships to help current and former 4-H members with higher education. Applications are due March 1. See scholarship information and apply now.


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The North Dakota 4-H Foundation is a 501(c)3 that raises funds to support 4-H youth programs across the state. Thanks to generous financial support from individuals, organizations and foundations, 4-H programs further youth leadership development, education, research and scholarships.

Becky Peterson, ND 4-H Foundation Board Member

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“I support ND 4-H because 4-H programs create future leaders for our rural communities. 4-H programming and camps teach leadership and communication skills in a fun and interactive environment.”

Annual Report

Learn about camp updates and the variety of programs made possible with financial support and see the list of donors in the 2021-22 annual report.

Ways to Give

  • Make a secure online gift at Donate Now
  • Mail a check to:

North Dakota 4-H Foundation, Inc.
NDSU Dept. 7280, P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

  • Contribute at least $5,000 ($20,000 maximum if married filing jointly) to qualify for a North Dakota Endowment Fund Contribution Credit equal to 40% of the contribution
  • Work with your tax adviser, financial planner and/or attorney to transfer current or future earnings or estates to North Dakota 4-H through wills, trusts, retirement plans, annuities and other planned gifts
  • Designate memorials and tributes to the ND 4-H Foundation
  • Support 4-H on Giving Hearts Day the second Thursday of February each year
  • Work with the N.D. 4-H Foundation manager to sponsor a specific program in:
    • Volunteerism
    • Animal Science
    • Consumer Decision Making
    • Food, Nutrition and Health
    • Plant, Soil and Range Science
    • Communication and Creative Arts
    • Civic Engagement and Leadership
    • Science, Engineering and Technology
    • Environmental, Outdoor and Shooting Sports

Sponsored Programs

General donations are welcomed to support 4-H programs, but targeted sponsorships are appreciated, too. Contact the foundation staff to explore sponsorship opportunities.

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Planned Giving

Current or future earnings can support North Dakota 4-H through wills, trusts, retirement plans, annuities and other planned gifts. Work with your tax adviser, financial planner and/or attorney then call 701-231-8569 to discuss your wishes.

Learn More

Want to learn how your passions can be paired with 4-H needs? Contact the foundation staff at 701-231-8569.

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