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4-H Club Charter & Finance Information

In order for a group to become a 4-H club, they must charter annually. By becoming a chartered 4-H club the club has permission to use the 4-H Name and Emblem as well as apply for tax-exempt status using the National 4-H General Exemption Number. It is the responsibility of the 4-H agent (or designated Extension employee) to ensure the clubs are using the clover appropriately. A club charter can be revoked at the discretion of the County Extension program if a club is not maintaining the charter requirements or are misusing the 4-H clover. The materials provided in the chartering section are designed to support the 4-H professional in supporting the 4-H Club. Only chartered clubs are considered official 4-H clubs and should be reported as such.

4-H Club Charter/Re-charters are DUE to the New Hanover County 4-H office by Thursday, 13 December 2018.

Steps in 4-H Program Planning Worksheets
A Quick Look at our 4-H Club


4-H Club Charter/Re-charter/Seals

Guidelines for 4-H Clubs: Chartering/Re-chartering/Seals
Club Re-charter Checklist
4-H Club Charter Application
4-H Club Program of Work (six-month plan)
4-H Club Roster  
North Carolina 4-H Club Articles of Organization (if you have a rotating slate of officers, you will need to include the following in the Signature of 4-H Youth President or Chair section…“Club uses a rotating slate of officers”.
North Carolina 4-H Name and Emblem Application
Individual Club/Group Document Sheet 


4-H Club Finance
(only for those 4-H Clubs who have checking accounts approved by NC 4-H and IRS)

Club/Group Finance Checklist 
4-H Financial Responsibility Leader Acknowledgement
Record of Club/Group Finances, Monthly Treasurer’s Report, Audit Review Report
Audit Review Committee Checklist, Annual Inventory Report, Annual Financial Report
North Carolina 4-H Treasurer’s Record Book

For assistance in completing any of the forms, feel free to contact Scott Enroughty at 910-798-7669