Extension Foundation Membership Available to 1994 Land-grant Universities

The Extension Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved to enable membership in the Extension Foundation to 1994 Land-grant Universities. The motion was brought forth by the Extension Foundation’s 1994 Region Board Representative, Brian Kowalkowski, Dean of Continuing Education, College of Menominee Nation. A membership model for 1994 Land-grant Universities was unanimously approved.  The Extension Foundation […]

Extension Foundation Selected by USDA-NIFA as Technical Provider for NEXTGEN Funding Opportunity

The primary goal of the From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals Program (NEXTGEN) is to enable 1890 Land-grant institutions, 1994 Land-grant institutions, Alaska Native-serving institutions and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions, Hispanic-serving institutions, and insular area institutions of higher education located in the U.S. territories to engage, recruit, retain, […]

We are hiring! Graphic Designer

NTAE Year 4 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. The Extension Foundation is seeking a part-time graphic designer to […]

Now Available: The National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs and Assets

This tool is now available to Cooperative Extension. Join 50+ other Extension programs that have already registered! Responding to specific requests in regional meetings and through various projects including EXCITE, the Extension Foundation has developed a National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs and Assets (NRCEPA). This tool will enable Cooperative Extension professionals to register their […]

Workforce Readiness & Makerspace Team from Oregon Brings Community Partners to Impact Collaborative Summit, Wins Seed-Funding Grant for Western Region

“The Impact Collaborative provided an ideal space for the Malheur Workforce Readiness team to work through a structured process that challenged their thinking and assisted them with building a strong, informed, foundation. It equipped them with critical insights on how to best evaluate their program and the potential impact, and better communicate and engage with […]

2021 Impact Collaborative Events: Registration Open NOW for eXtension Members!

eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce open registration for several 2021 events in our Impact Collaborative program. This includes registrations for the Innovation Skill-Building Experience and the Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Training.  These events are for everyone inside eXtension Foundation member institutions. The eXtension Foundation invites all members to participate in the Impact Collaborative program to build skills […]

25 Teams Participate in First Virtual Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release November 3, 2020 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Twenty-five Project and Program teams representing twenty-six Cooperative Extension institutions attended the first Virtual Impact Collaborative Summit on October 13th and 14th. Using technology – including Zoom and virtual whiteboards – participants were connected with tools, resources, coaches, facilitators, and Key Informants in a customized […]

Impact Collaborative Summit, October 13-14, 2020 – Registration Open

When? October 13 – 14, 2020, 12 PM – 5 PM ET Where? Virtual For? Project and Program Teams from eXtension Member institutions. Cost? Included with eXtension Membership Registration Deadline? September 30th, 2020 Register Here The Impact Collaborative Summit is a team event. Community partners are encouraged to participate on teams. We highly recommend sending teams that include 3-8 individuals focused on a […]

CRM for Extension – Evaluating the Basics

Stephen Judd is serving as the eXtension Foundation Customer Relationship Management Fellow. This post is an update on progress on this funded Fellowship from the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement. Virtually all customer relationship management systems (CRM) will have some common core functionality. These features are prerequisites for a CRM to […]

eXtension: A Look Back at 2019 and What’s Coming for 2020

Working Together For Greater Impact  In 2019, eXtension leveraged $1.1 million in membership and Cooperative Extension received $2.4 million in return.  2019 has been a busy and productive year for the eXtension Foundation. From our work supporting members through the Impact Collaborative, to the work being done for the whole system through the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural […]