Shrinking budgets and increased demands for services and programs are the norm for today's Extension professional. The tasks of procuring grants, developing fund raisers, and pursuing donors require a large investment of time and can lead to mission drift in the pursuit of funding. Implementing a collaborative fee-based program initiative can fund current and new programs, increase program capacity, and create program sustainability.
Pellien, T. (2016). Building 4-H Program Capacity and Sustainability Through Collaborative Fee-Based Programs. Journal of Extension, 54(2), Article 19. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol54/iss2/19