Our mission is to preserve and improve the buildings, fairgrounds and educational programs of the State Fair you love. We are thankful to our donors and supporters who continue to help us in enriching State Fair experiences, memories and traditions.
The partnership between the Minnesota State Fair Foundation and the Minnesota State Fair has fueled more than 18 years of improvements at the Minnesota State Fair. Our mission is to preserve and improve State Fair buildings, the fairgrounds and educational programs. We are committed to helping the State Fair continue to thrive as a leading cultural and educational organization for many years to come.
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The Foundation and the Fair
In 2002, community leaders established the Minnesota State Fair Foundation as the nonprofit with the mission to preserve and improve the Minnesota State Fair buildings, fairgrounds and educational programs.
Finances and Reports
The Foundation’s lasting commitment to helping the State Fair continue to thrive as a leading cultural and educational organization requires financial strength and the stewardship to stay the course.
What We’ve Funded
Through the support of our donors, grants from the Foundation to the State Fair have funded projects and programs across the fairgrounds!
Meet the team behind the Foundation, including staff and the Board of Directors.