WSU Thurston County Extension – 2022 Community Impact Report
WSU Extension Programs: Organizational Collaboration, Community Buy-In
Ten county-based educators positively impact thousands of county residents each year by providing unbiased, research-based information and delivering educational programs that give people the knowledge to improve their health and livelihoods. Leveraging County support, WSU Extension brings in resources from grants, contracts, fees, fund-raising, and the University to develop and deliver locally-relevant programs in
- 4-H Youth Development
- Food Safety & Nutrition
- Master Gardener & Master Recycler Composter
- Water Resources & Native Plant Salvage Project.
In 2022, Thurston County provided $539,339 in support via the MOA, and $1,050,741 from non-MOA sources (total $1,590,080). WSU Thurston County Extension received $284,403 from WSU, raised an additional $466,338 in grants (total $1,050,741), and facilitated $839,361 in volunteer service contributions.