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Endowments and Enhancement Funds

Please consider supporting NC State Extension Horticulture Endowments, where your donations are invested and will support excellence in perpetuity. Donations to Enhancement funds and Income accounts are available immediately.

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Consumer Horticulture

  • NC State Extension Gardener Enhancement Fund supporting gardening, therapeutic horticulture, community gardening, pre-school gardens, and more. Learn More, Give Now
  • Statewide Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Program. Learn MoreGive Now
  • County Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Programs. Learn More, Give Now

Food Crops

  • John D. Leazar Horticultural Food Crop Production and Management. This endowment will support teaching, research, and/or extension activities related to horticultural food crop production and management in the Department of Horticultural Science. Give Now
  • Henry M. Covington Endowment provides perpetual funding for research and extension support to the sweetpotato industry at NC State University through competitive grants directed by the board of the NC Sweetpotato Commission. Give Now
  • Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium. Learn More, Give Now


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Public Horticulture

Specialty Crops

  • Dale C. Bone and Genia Tyson Bone Specialty Crops Program Enhancement Fund. Provides funding to respond to needs and opportunities, drive excellence and innovation, enhance NC State’s ability to support the specialty crops industries, and enrich the educational experience for its students. Give Now



  • 4-H Pollinator Programs. Provides support for youth pollinator activities including, but not limited to curriculum development, supplies, training, and workshops. Give Now
  • Bill and Libby Wilder Horticultural Science Summer Institute. Learn More, Give Now

Departmental Funds

  • Horticultural Science Enrichment Fund. Give Now
  • Horticultural Science Endowment – Income. Give Now

Learn about Additional Opportunities to Support NC State Horticulture

Written By

Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyUrban Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy E-mail Dr. Lucy Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
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