4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Funding for 4-H Groups, Members, and Volunteers

Below are funding opportunities available through the State 4-H Office for 4-H clubs, groups, members, and volunteers on an annual basis. We wish to thank all of the individuals, companies and foundations that made gifts to the CA 4-H Foundation to make these funding opportunities possible.

For 4-H Clubs and Groups

Do you see a need in your community? Do you know 4-H members and volunteer leaders who work to improve their community? We can help. 4-H members can apply for up to $1,000 to carry out a service-learning project in their community. Complete the open application process below before one of the review dates of October 15, January 15, or April 15. Service Learning Projects

For 4-H Members

Scholarships and Financial Aid for California and Washington Focus
Financial assistance is offered to youth delegates to both Washington and California Focus.  Aid is based on family size, income, extenuating circumstances, and those demonstrating an active intent to use skills learned at the conference through a plan of action in their communities.

**Please Note: Scholarship opportunities are also offered by the South Central Sectional 4-H Council. More information on the scholarships offered is available here.


4-H Scholarships (Due April 30 each year)
Statewide scholarships are designed for graduating high school and collegiate-age 4-H members to help fund educational expenses such as tuition, books, room and board, and other educational expenses.  Scholarships are available in categories, ranging from 4-H leadership to agricultural goals.

Financial Aid for the State Leadership Conference (Due May each year)
Financial assistance is offered to youth delegates to each year’s 4-H State Leadership Conference.  Financial aid is based on family size, income, extenuating circumstances, transportation costs, and those demonstrating an active intent to use skills learned at the conference in their communities.

For 4-H Members, Volunteers, and Groups

4-H Golden Clover Awards
The Golden Clover Awards recognize outstanding achievement of 4-H Members, Volunteers, and Groups within the 4-H Youth Development Program. 4-H members, volunteers, and groups may be nominated or self-nominated in any applicable category.  Categories recognize 4-H work in multiple areas including innovative ideas, outreach, fundraising, leadership, and lifetime service.

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