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Financial Management Forms and Links for 4-H Clubs/Affiliates

Ohio 4-H CLUB/AFFILIATE FINANCIAL GUIDANCE (updated 1.2023)

Includes information on starting / managing funds, acceptable fundraising practices, and acceptable ways to spend funds.

  • Here is a Quick Glance Guide of the Ohio 4-H Club/Affiliate Financial Guidance document. (1.2023)
Ohio 4-H Club/AFFILIATE training resources (Updated 12.2022)
Tax Exemption

For issues related to federal income tax exemption, Ohio sales tax exemption, chartering and fundraising, 4-H professionals should contact Sarah Carpenter.  4-H Clubs/Affiliates should first contact their local county office.

Documentation to Maintain Tax Exempt Status

Federal Income Tax Exemption 

Ohio Sales Tax Exemption

Exemption from paying Ohio Sales tax applies only to the 4-H Clubs/Affiliates making retail purchases and does not extend to individual members or volunteers.

Financial Reporting

For issues related to federal income tax exemption, Ohio sales tax exemption, and fundraising, 4-H Professionals should contact Sarah Carpenter.  4-H clubs and 4-H affiliates should contact their local county office.