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Welcome to the CSU Extension Office in Douglas County. Our goal is to assist you with any questions you may have whether it is about gardening, wildlife, 4-H or any other needs.

Colorado Works Financial Assistance Program   arrow

In 2020-2021, Douglas County Extension is pleased to offer financial assistance to eligible individuals and families. This assistance applies to 4-H, gardening, and other Douglas County Extension programs and opportunities.  

We do not want anyone to be excluded from participation in our many Extension programs during these very hard times. 

Eligibility Requirement Include:

  • Lawful presence in the United States
  • Household income of $75,000 or less
  • At least one dependent child under the age of 18 in the home

Financial assistance for Colorado Works will cover:

4-H and Cloverbuds 

  • 4-H registration fee – $50 
  • Cloverbud registration fee – $20 
  • Project manuals up to $50 per youth – Project list here
  • Leadership conference registration fee – as they become available or as identified by youth and families

There is no limit to the number of youth within a family who can have their program costs covered as long as the family remains eligible. 

Gardening Programs:

There is no limit to the number of adults in a family who can have their program costs covered or the number of programs as long as the family remains eligible. 

Steps for Colorado Works (TANF) financial assistance include: 

  • Completion of the Colorado Works Affidavit 
  • Completion of the Program Application outlining the costs to be covered 
  • Completion of a pre- and post-survey 
  • Submitting all required documents to Extension Office before registering for any program

This process is completely confidential.

Please download the flyer (4-H – English & Español, Gardening – English) and spread the word to your friends and neighbors who might be interested in this opportunity. 

Please contact the Extension Office at (720) 733-6909 with any questions, and email all forms and documents to sarah.shinn-molieri@colostate.edu. If mailing or dropping off physical copies, please do so to the attention of Sarah Shinn-Molieri.