4-H & PYD Partnerships

4-H National Headquarters establishes meaningful and mutually beneficial collaborations both internal within USDA, and external with other federal agencies, land-grant universities, and community partners. Partnerships are grounded in youth development research, positive youth development principles, and NIFA’s strategic plan.

General Information

4-H National Headquarters' partnerships come in a variety of forms:

  • Formal partnerships that establish a legal agreement between entities.
  • Informal partnerships based on mutual agreement.
  • Inter-agency working groups and White House Initiatives that bring federal agencies together to work on a shared purpose.
  • Stakeholder groups that bring land-grant universities together to work on a topic of national interest across 4-H.

Learn More about 4-H National Headquarters Partnerships:

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Emphasis Area Program
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