Announcing: NEW EXCITE Programming Opportunity

We are happy to announce additional EXCITE programming opportunities! EXCITE is a nationwide local response by U.S. Cooperative Extension made possible through an interagency agreement between USDA-NIFA and the CDC. It integrates partners and funders to increase immunization education, emphasizing boosting vaccination confidence in adult immunization. This new phase of EXCITE will support adult immunization […]

“Join Us on the Path”: New publication details online engagement hub project

The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. Join Us on the Path: The Engagement Hub was written by Catherine Leach and Pam Doherty of the University of New Hampshire (UNH). The case study details their teams’ efforts to develop The Engagement Hub, an innovative, personalized online hub for students, educators, alumni, […]

We’re Hiring! Online Campus and Catalog Administrator

Online Campus and Catalog Administrator Background: The Extension Foundation provides Extension educators in member institutions the free use of an online learning management system (Moodle 3.11) for use in delivering asynchronous education to their respective patrons. It further enhances that service by providing an e-commerce storefront for educators to charge fees for access to their […]

Extension Foundation Seeking Evaluation Specialist

The New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) cooperative agreement (grant no. 2020-41595-30123) with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) through a partnership with Oklahoma State University and the Extension Foundation will enter its fourth year on September 1, 2022. Two key programs in the cooperative agreement are the Program Accelerator and Program […]

New Publication: How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation

How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation is available on the Extension Foundation’s bookshelf.  This case study was written by Amy Patillo, Matthew Pezold, and Karen Funkenbusch from the University of Missouri. It outlines a strategy used by the University of Missouri (MU) Extension to manage and evaluate complex mental and […]

ICYMI – Recommended Summer Reading from Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation has recently released several new and previously published titles on various topics, from climate and extreme weather to building farm and farm family resilience. Check out our bookshelf to learn more about what other Extension professionals are doing in their work.  ICYMI, here are a few recent titles that may interest you. […]

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Publication Reissued as Flipping Book

Kemēcemenaw: Tribal Extension Partnerships That Support Indigenous Food Sovereignty on the Menominee Indian Reservation has been reissued as a flipping book by the Extension Foundation.  The publication describes the Menominee Indigenous food system initiative, a collaborative project between the 1994 College of Menominee Nation and UW Madison Extension. It shares information and resources about Menominee […]

Extension Foundation Says Farewell to Longtime Technology Team Member

The Extension Foundation offers its sincere gratitude to Ben MacNeill who has been part of the Extension Foundation team since 2006. In July 2022, Ben will be transitioning to a new role outside of the Extension Foundation. Ben has been working with the Foundation through a full-time buyout from North Carolina State University. One of […]

“Engaged Program Planning for Impact Collaborative Teams” Publication Released in Flipping Book

Engaged Program Planning for Extension Foundation Impact Collaborative Teams has been issued as a flipping book. First published in October 2018, the publication details how to use the Impact Collaborative methodology and roadmap to help Cooperative Extension professionals design innovative and engaging projects, programs, and initiatives. It also provides context and guidance on community engagement […]

Request for Applications! Grant Writing Support Team

ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Based Grant Writer or firm that provides grant writing and grant coaching support to project teams. APPLICATION: The deadline for receipt of your application is September 1, 2022. A cover letter and a resume should be submitted through this web form: Extension Foundation, founded in 2006, is a 100% virtual, member-based network […]