If you or your club has an idea for a program or project that would improve the 4-H experience for Cherry County members, apply for a Cherry County 4-H Foundation Grant. The Cherry County 4-H Foundation offers funding to clubs, independent members or groups that would like to develop and carry out a program that would enhance 4-H programming in Cherry County.
Examples of past projects that have been funded include: Landscape project at the Cherry County Fairgrounds, CWF sponsors, horse clinics, die cut machine, fans for livestock barn at County Fair, B.B. guns, archery equipment, dog agility equipment and trap equipment.
If you would like an application, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Extension Office at 402-376-1850. Applications can be found on our website under “4-H Project Resources” at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h. Grant applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on March 9, 2018.
The purpose of the 4-H Foundation is to act as an integral support system of 4-H programs and youth in Cherry County. The goal of the foundation is to develop leadership and to stimulate interest in lifelong learning, while encouraging the betterment of Cherry County and its communities. Funds generated by the Cherry County 4-H Foundation are to be used for adult and youth trainings, program development and acquisition of equipment to benefit 4-H and youth.