Friends of Extension & 4H Foundation

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Kori Jensen
Primary Contact Name
Kori Jensen
Main Address

PO Box 129
Waterloo, NE 68069
United States

Friends of Extension Foundation and Douglas County Fair
United States

What We Do

Friends of Extension Foundation in Douglas/Sarpy County supports and enhances the University of Nebraska Extension and 4-H programs in Douglas and Sarpy counties. We support Nebraska Extension in Douglas/Sarpy Counties in the following areas:

  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Food, Nutrition & Health
  • Water, Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Additionally we manage the Douglas County Fair

This year, with gifts from generous people like you, the Friends of Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties & 4-H Foundation supported:

  • Food Safety Training Program for urban high school students
  • Rainbow Community Gardens at Metro Community Church
  • Horticulture demonstration gardens in Douglas and Sarpy Counties; Blanchard Garden at the extension office, Veterans Home, Hospice House Garden, Walnut Creek, Health Center, Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, the Bee Garden, and the HOPE Garden.  
  • Douglas/Sarpy Youth in the National 4-H Robotics competition
  • 4-H Clubs STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, & Math) Education Programs
  • Early Childhood Outdoor Education Programing, including materials and teacher training.
  • Printing of various Extension publications
  • Douglas County youth exhibiting at the Sarpy County Fair
  • The Douglas County Fair in Ralston, NE


Interesting Info
  • The Foundation provides grants to Douglas/Sarpy Extension and 4-H for various projects, including programming and outreach
  • Douglas & Sarpy Extension and 4-H serve two of the largest county populations in Nebraska
  • To support 4H and Extension projects as they serve the people of Douglas and Sarpy Counties.
Geographic Location
Douglas County Fair Advisory Board Members