Indian River County 4-H Foundation

Established in 2008, the Indian River County 4-H Foundation is a nationally chartered, private, non-profit organization. It serves 4-H by raising funds and public support for the 4-H program.

Its board members are former 4-H'ers, local business owners and long-time 4-H volunteers.


Since 2009, the Foundation has raised over $100,000 through its annual Cocktail Party & Auction as well as other fundraisers.


For information about making a donation to the IRC 4-H Foundation, contact us at the following addresses below.

Attention Graduating Seniors!

Erin Foster Arena Memorial Senior Achievement Scholarship. For graduating Seniors who are active IRC 4-H members. The $1000 merit-based scholarship can be applied to any field of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university.

More information and application click here:

Scholarship application

4-H Youth: Request for Financial Assistance

This is the official Indian River County 4-H Foundatiom Funding Request Form. The IRC 4-H Foundation is dedicated to promoting, supporting and funding our 4-H community! Please submit this form at least 2 weeks prior to the event registration deadline. The submission of this form DOES NOT guarantee funds. An email with an official desicion will be sent to the requestor and Club Leader after the IRC 4-H Foundation Board has an opportunity to review the request (Note: see the IRC 4-H Foundation Board meeting dates below). Please contact IRC4HFoundation@gmail with any questions.

More information and application click here:

Request for Funding 

Upcoming Dates 

Unless noted otherwise, meetings are held in the Indian River County Administration Building B, conference room B-501

Monday, September 16th, at 6:30PM - New Member Meet & Greet - Come learn about volunteering with IRC 4-H Foundation - County Administration Bldg. B, Rm. B-501

Monday, October 7th, at 6:30pm - Monthly IRC 4-H Foundation Meeting

Monday, November 4th, at 6:30pm - Monthly IRC 4-H Foundation Meeting

Monday, December 2, at 6:30pm - Monthly IRC 4-H Foundation Meeting


Mail to:

Indian River County 4-H Foundation
PO Box 650142
Vero Beach, FL 32965-0142

E-mail at: 

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2019-2020 Foundation Board Members:

President, Brooke Wadsworth

Vice President, Becky Seton

Jennifer Penn, Secretary

Treasurer, Chris DeBraal

Kari Cundiff

Matt Erpenbeck

Jaque Stevens


Articles of Inc. IRC4HF

By Laws 2016 IRC4HF

IRC 4-H Foundation Finance Report

Request for Funding


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Erin Arena, former president of IRC 4-H Foundation

  Erin O'Neil Foster Arena
June 20, 1973 - June 22, 2019

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