Club & Leader Resources

4-H Charter & Renewal Process

4-H Clubs must have a 4-H charter. The 4-H Charter formally recognizes a group’s affiliation with 4-H and grants the group permission to use the 4-H Name and Emblem. It provides the permission for the 4-H club to be a subsidiary of National 4-H Headquarters and eligibility for federal tax exemption status. All 4-H groups and committees that use the 4-H Name and Emblem and handle finances and have a checkbook must be chartered. This includes accepting donations and fundraising.

Annual Financial Reports are due to the Marathon County Extension Office by September 1st.  You may drop them off or email them to Charter Renewals are due online by November 1st.

2023-2024 Charter Application

Charter Letter – 2023

Annual Financial Report – 2023

4-H Financial Audit Checklist

WI 4-H Inventory Worksheet

Income/Expenses Spreadsheet for 2022 – Viewer mode only. Download your own copy to get an editable version. Consider using this spreadsheet to keep track of your income and expenses. They balance and auto fill in to the categories used in the 2023 Annual Financial Report.

**For more information on the WI 4-H Charter and Financial review go to  Wisconsin 4-H Charter Application – for New and Returning 4-H Clubs & Groups

4-H Club Handouts for Project Leaders

Risk Management Check-list

Project Meeting Plan

It’s Time to Update the Club Bylaws!

4-H Club Officer & Youth Leader Training Resources

Looking for a creative way to teach your club officers about leadership? Find resources to help with the link. The information was created by Iowa State University Extension, provides insights, tips, and guidance about how to fill that role to the best of their abilities.

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