Impact Report

University of Illinois Extension rose to the challenge that the pandemic brought and continued to make a difference in our Henderson, Knox, McDonough, and Warren county communities throughout 2020. Programs were adapted to a virtual format to keep our communities safe. New programs were also developed and launched throughout the year. See the impact and read the stories here.

View past impact reports:  20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016


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.