New youth trustee to provide youth voice to board
Livingston County 4-H’er Grace Schmidt was elected to the Michigan 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees in April.
Microsoft grant expansion helps 4-H youth become digital ambassadors and create change
This year, Michigan is one of 15 states receiving National 4-H Council grants from Microsoft to implement the 4-H Digital Ambassadors Project in Michigan.
Cass City student selected for National 4-H award and scholarship
Addy Battel receives $5,000 scholarship, sponsored by Bayer, and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for Agriculture
Greenstone renews 4-H commitment to grow 4-H true leaders
GreenStone Farm Credit Services has renewed and increased its commitment to Michigan 4-H with a $75,000 pledge over the next five years.
Hipple honors her father’s legacy with a planned gift for the gardens
Karen Hipple documented a planned gift to create an endowment for the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens in memory of her father, Per G. Lundin, Michigan assistant state 4-H leader from 1925 to 1956.
National 4-H grants help Michigan 4-H succeed
National 4-H Council continues to be a strong partner in leveraging corporate grants to support local 4-H programs. For the past two fiscal years, support from National 4-H Council partnerships has exceeded $250,000 annually.
$13.3 million raised for Michigan 4-H to prepare youth for the future
The Michigan 4-H Foundation Campaign for Michigan 4-H’s Future concluded Dec. 31 with $13.3 million raised during the past seven years, making it the largest campaign in the foundation’s history, said Sara Stuby, Michigan 4-H Foundation president.
Babbitt shows commitment to local and state 4-H programs
Although she wasn’t involved in 4-H as a youth, Pam Babbitt of Muskegon County has been giving her time, talent and treasure to 4-H for nearly 50 years
4-H Renewable Energy Camp: Growing true leaders passionate about STEM
Annually, Michigan 4-H youth gather at Michigan State University during summer months to participate in the 4-H Renewable Energy Camp.