PA Fair Fund: Reimbursement Programs

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA)


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Pennsylvania

Location of residency: Pennsylvania

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Overview:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Agricultural Fair Act of 1986, funds are made available to agricultural fairs, agricultural youth organizations and statewide organizations with an agricultural mission through the Pennsylvania Fair Fund.

Agricultural Fair—An annual agricultural exhibition contributing to the development of several or many phases of agriculture or agribusiness by the conduct of educational programs, activities, demonstrations, contests and exhibits.

Reimbursement Programs 

Agricultural Fair Operating and Premium Reimbursement - helps support PA's county and community fairs with annual operating and premium costs.

County 4-H Funds Reimbursement - helps support county 4-H organizations with annual expenses for activities that promote leadership development like public speaking, judging contests, scholarships, administration costs and more

County FFA Funds Reimbursement - helps support county FFA organizations with annual expenses for activities that promote leadership development like public speaking, judging contests, scholarships, administration costs and more.

State Agricultural Organization Funds Reimbursement - helps support organizations conducting annual events with an agricultural mission. The funds help reimburse organizations for expenses including administrative costs, utilities, and planning and preparation.

The PA Fair Advisory Board meets annually to review grant applications and outline a payment plan contingent upon available funding.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Funds are made available to agricultural fairs, agricultural youth organizations and statewide organizations with an agricultural mission.

Ineligibility:

  • The Fair Program will not reimburse any portion of premiums, ribbons, nor any other expenses paid for the following: 
    • Any entertainment
    • Hell Drivers
    • Professional performers
    • ATV races or contests
    • Demolition derbies
    • Queen contest, except Fair Queen
    • Parades, except band competition