The Ontario 4-H Foundation was started in 1998 and is a federally incorporated charitable organization. Its mandate is to receive and manage endowment funds and to encourage on-going partnerships that will ensure the long-term sustainability of 4-H Ontario. Income from the Foundation is used to train 4-H volunteers, develop timely new 4-H projects and provide funding for provincial 4-H events.
Trustees of the Ontario 4-H Foundation are responsible men and women experienced in sound financial management, and committed to the future of 4-H in Ontario.
About ONTARIO 4-H FOUNDATION
4-H is an organization of leaders building leaders. Approximately 6000 youth 6-21 years of age, and a grass roots network of 1800 trained, screened volunteers pledge their Head, Heart, Hands and Health as members of community-based clubs. The Cloverbud Program includes youth 6-8 years old. With projects encompassing agriculture, food, health and the environment, 4-H Ontario's "Learn To Do By Doing" clubs, camps and conferences have a successful 98 year history in developing competence, confidence, connection, character and caring within rural and urban youth.