Endowment Youth Grant Application (May 1 of Current Year)

Adult Board Members

President: Kendra Heffelfinger Audit: Carrie Jellison
Secretary: Marla Kemler Treasurer: Sara Lape

Youth Board Members




Purpose and Objective

A. To oversee the administration of the Van Wert County 4-H Endowment Fund.
B. To work in cooperation with the Van Wert County 4-H Council in funding the development of 4-H programs.
C. To promote the Van Wert County 4-H Endowment Fund,educating county residents about the benefits of the fund.
D. Develop fundraising projects to raise funds to grow the Van Wert County 4-H Endowment Fund.
E. Develop donor recognition and appreciation efforts to encourage continued support of the 4-H Endowment Fund.

Van Wert County 4-H Enrichment Fund

•Invested in the Van Wert County Foundation
•Invested locally
•Established December 2004 to provide consistent, permanent funding
•Interest income allocated to support the local 4-H program
•Budget allocation by the county 4-H Endowment Board


Considered a 501(c)(3) charitable contribution

  •   Tax Advantages for living donors

  •   Local legacy for donor estates

  •   Provides local resources for local programs