Impact Report

University of Illinois Extension continued finding new ways to bring research based information to our communities in Henderson, Knox, McDonough, and Warren counties throughout 2022. We formed new partnerships. We provided technical assistance to other local organizations. We continued to develop strong leaders. We provided produce to our local food pantries. We helped people cope emotionally with stress. See the impact and read the stories here.

View past impact reports: 20222021 I 2020 I 2019 I 2018 I 2017 

View past impact reports as a PDF: 2023 | 20222021 I 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016

Plan of Work

University of Illinois Extension works to meet local needs in Henderson, Knox, McDonough, and Warren counties. A portion of these efforts are detailed in the unit plan of work. 
2023-2025 | 2022-2023

Economic and Functional Impact

Independent report finds substantial value

A report finds that Extension provides more than $600 million of value to Illinois annually, 10 times its budget.

Prepared by TECnomy Partners, LLC, a firm specializing in impact assessments, the report values the annual economic and functional benefits of Illinois Extension at more than $603 million, about 10 times the $60.9 million budget of the University unit in FY 2019.