WSU Thurston County Extension – 2016 Community Impact Report
WSU Extension Programs: Organizational Collaboration, Community Buy-In
Twelve 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 2016, WSU Thurston County Extension received $150,425 in direct funding from WSU, and leveraged an additional $420,552 in programmatic, technical and organizational support from the University. Thurston County provided $125,237 through the WSU-County MOA, and $546,267 in programmatic, technical, staff and organizational support.