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Fair Foundations

10th District Agricultural Association Friends of the Fair

Janae Scruggs
1712 Fairlane Rd.
Yreka, CA 96097
United States
(530) 842-2767
Business Description
Our mission is to enrich the people of Siskiyou County by providing support to the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds through volunteerism, fundraising, sponsorship, outreach and education.

Alameda County Fair Foundation

Faye Cater
4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
United States
(925) 426-5134 Fax: (925) 426-7599
Business Description
The mission of the Alameda County Fair Foundation is to assure the long-term viability of the Alameda County Fairgrounds, present an exceptional annual fair which celebrates the heritage and diversity of Alameda County, and provide year round opportunities for facility usage.

Amador County Fair Foundation

Ciro Toma
PO Box 1072
Plymouth, CA 95669
United States
(209) 245-6921 Fax: (209) 245-6923
Business Description
The Foundation seeks and receives grants and donations and provides volunteer support to ensure the growth and viability of the Amador County Fair and the 26th District Agricultural Association. Major Fundraising Events: Amador Four Fires Festival, Love A Fair Ball.

Arizona State Fair Foundation

Loiza Golke
2201 E. Camel Back Rd.
Suite 405B
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States
(602) 252-6771
Business Description
Established in 2011, the Arizona State Fair Foundation seeks funding to improve fairground facilities and infrastructure through planning, construction, renovation and restoration.

Benton County Fair Foundation

Nancy Swain
110 SW 53rd St.
Corvallis, OR 97333
United States
(541) 766-6521
Business Description
The Benton County Fairgrounds Foundation is a charitable and educational nonprofit formed to preserve the proud agarian heritage of Benton County with a focus on youth. It provides means for funding improvements to the Benton County Fairgrounds to create an inviting atmosphere for urban and rural citizens of Benton County.

Calgary Stampede Foundation

Candace Morrau
1410 Olympic Way SE
Calgary, AB T2P 2K8
(403) 261-9155 Fax: (403) 261-9300
Business Description
and places for youth to thrive, the Calgary Stampede Foundation creates motivated and engaged young Calgarians, empowered to do amazing things.

California Mid-State Fair Heritage Foundation

Deana Nelson
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
United States
(805) 238-3745 Fax: (805) 238-3247
Business Description
Preserve the heritage of the 16th District Agricultural Association; support the 4H and FFA projects; maintain a standard of excellence in facilities; and serve as a donation arm of the California Mid-State Fair.

California Mid-Winter Fair Heritage

Joseph Dhalliwal
PO Box 4357
El Centro, CA 92244
United States
(760) 695-6943
Business Description
The California Mid-Winter Fair Heritage Foundation endeavors to preserve and enrich the heritage of the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta, its facilities, infrastructure, organizations and ongoing youth programs.

Centennial Farm Foundation

Kathy Nakase
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mrsa, CA 92626
United States
(714) 573-0374 Fax: (714) 708-1905
Business Description
The Centennial Farm Foundation solicits, accumulates and disburses funds to operate Centennial Farm and other agriculturally and youth-related education programs and exhibits at the OC Fair & Event Center.

Clackamas County Fair Improvement Foundation

Raeline Kammeyer
694 NE 4th Ave.
Canby, OR 97013
United States
(503) 266-1136 Fax: (503) 266-2833
Business Description
The foundation will maintain a firm grasp of the agricultural roots and strive to make improvements. Major Fundraising Event: Build-a-Barn Auction.

Colusa County Fair Foundation

Ben Carter
PO Box 745
1303 10th St.
Colusa, CA 95932
United States
(530) 458-2641 Fax: (530) 458-2645
Business Description
Formed as a 501c(3) coordination for charitable purpouses, with its primary focus being to provide financial support to the Colusa County Fair so as to preserve the Fair's heritage and viability. Major Fundraising Events: October Golf Tournament, Spring Dinner

Contra Costa County Fair Heritage Foundation, Inc

Felicia Cursi
1201 West 10th Street
Antioch, CA 94509
United States
(925) 757-4400 Fax: (925) 757-9514
Business Description
The mission of the Heritage Foundation is to maintain a standard of excellence in the facilities and grounds of the Contra Costa County Fair by providing funds for capital improvement opportunities, educational opportunities and scholarships. Major Fundraising events: Annual Dinner and Auction, Project Animal.

Curry Fair Friends

Nikki Sparks
29392 Ellensburg Ave
Gold Beach, OR 97444
United States
(541) 247-4541 Fax: (541) 247-4542
Business Description
The mission of the Curry Fair Friends is to conduct a broad range of activities that generate sufficient revenue to make the Curry County fair self-sufficient. Major Fundraising Events: Catering events and banquets.

Don Diego Scholarship Foundation

Chana Mannen
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
United States
(858) 792-4210
Business Description
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to deserving San Diego youth who are associated with activities at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, including the San Diego County Fair, and are pursuing their educational interests. The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation also provides grants for agricultural education. Major Fundraising Events: Don Diego Gala.

El Dorado County Fair Heritage Foundation

Tiffany Carter
100 Placerville Dr.
Placerville, CA 95667
United States
(530) 621-5860
Business Description
To maintain a standard of excellence in the facilities at the fairgrounds by assisting in revenues in the expansion, beautification and creation of capital improvement opportunities. To provide an opportunity in increased community involvement and input in the fair. To preserve the Fair's heritage, showcase our agriculture programs and promote the Fair's future.

Friends of Merced County Fair

Richard Regalo
PO Box 2292
Merced, CA 95344
United States
(209) 722-1507
Business Description
Friends of Merced County Fair's mission is to build on the fair's agricultural heritage by helping to maintain and improve the Merced County Fairgrounds as an important cultural and educational asset for the community.

Friends of Redwood Acres

Terry Coltra
3750 Harris St.
Eureka, CA 95503
United States
(707) 445-3037 Fax: (707) 445-1583
Business Description
Friends of Redwood Acres is a non-profit community organization formed in 1993 to provide educational and entertainment opportunities to the residents of Humboldt County and surrounding communities while supporting capitol the improvements to Redwood Acres.

Friends of Shasta District Fair

BJ Macfarlane
1890 Briggs St.
Anderson, CA 96007
United States
(530) 378-6789 Fax: (530) 378-6788
Business Description
Friends of the Shasta District Fair helps make the fair a community, cultural and educational asset and provides a volunteer base for the annual fair. It also provides a vehicle for the Shasta District Fair to become more entreprenurial by helping to increase revenues.

Friends of the Antelope Valley Fair

Debbie Smith
2551 W. Ave. H
Lancaster, CA 93534
United States
(661) 948-6060 Fax: (661) 942-2135
Business Description
Friends of the Antelope Valley Fair is dedicated to providing scholarship programs promoting education for the Antelope Valley community and contributing to the capital improvements for the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.

Friends of The Big Fresno Fair

Lauri King
1121 S. Chance Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702
United States
(559) 650-3228 Fax: (559) 650-3226
Business Description
To raise dollars to build permanent structures like the family park area, Fort Fresno, Catfish Falls and the Fresno County Historical Museum. They have also helped to transform live horse racing facilities by remodeling the paddock, adding the VIP suite and the luxury deck. They are continually finding ways to preserve and protect our fairs history.

Friends of the Calaveras County Fair

Robert Moncada
PO Box 565
Angels Camp, CA 95222
United States
(209) 736-2561 Fax: (209) 736-2476
Business Description
The Friends of the Calaveras County Fair is dedicated to the preservation of both the history and future of this unique event.

Friends of the California State Fair

Harry Moos
PO Box 156419
Sacramento, CA 95852
United States
(916) 263-3737 Fax: (916) 263-7903
Business Description
The Friends of the California State Fair was incorporated in 1980 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation, exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The mission of The Friends of the California State Fair is to promote public awareness and support throughout California for the California Exposition & State Fair. As a charitable nonprofit and volunteer organization, the Friends of the State Fair serves as an ambassador for the California Exposition & State Fair.

Friends of the Colorado River Fair

Jay Abbs
591 N. Olive Lake Blvd.
Blythe, CA 92225
United States
(760) 922-3247 Fax: (760) 922-6196
Business Description
The mission of the Friends of the Colorado River Fair is to preserve and enrich the fair, to support 4H and FFA programs, to provide support for projects sponsored by the fair, to provide sustainability to the fair and to improve current facilities.

Friends of the Cow Palace

Kevin Patterson
2600 Geneva Ave.
Daly City, CA 94014
United States
(415) 725-2284
Business Description
Educate the public about the important history of the venue, engage & involve the local community in events and programs and support the future of the venue.

Friends of the Date Festival

Don Smith
1681 W. Westward Ave.
Banning, CA 92220
United States
(760) 863-8247 Fax: (760) 863-8973
Business Description
To support the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival including Jr. Livestock Auction, FFA/4H Scholarships, music scholarships, Queen Scheherazade Program and scholarships and date sales at the Fair. Major Fundraising Events: Scholarship donations, Date sales at the Riverside County Fair.

Friends of the Fair & Rodeo (Umatilla County Fair)

Dennis Barnett
495 E. Main St.
Hermiston, OR 97838
United States
(541) 564-8500
Business Description
A charitable non-profit which allows businesses or individuals to donate to the Umatilla County Fair or Farm City Pro Rodeo as a tax deductible donation.

Friends of the Fair (Chowchilla-Madera County Fair)

1000 S. Third St.
Chowchilla, CA 93610
United States
(559) 665-3728 Fax: (559) 665-3720
Business Description
Major fundraising events: Annual Friends of the Fair dinner, under the barn Gymkhana series.

Friends of the Fair (Desert Empire Fair)

Larry W. Hauser
PO Box 717
Ridgecrest, CA 93556
United States
(760) 377-7572 Fax: (760) 375-4175
Business Description
Capital Improvements on the fairgrounds and event center.

Friends of the Fair (San Bernardino County Fair)

Jeff Bygum
14800 Seventh St.
Victorville, CA 92395
United States
(760) 951-2200 Fax: (760) 951-2419
Business Description
This corporation has been formed for charitable purpose to support the 28th District Agricultural Association and to carry on other educational activities associated with this goal.

Friends of the Humboldt County Fair

Karen Pingitore
PO Box 877
Ferndale, CA 95536
United States
Business Description
We owe it to ourselves to preserve and support our Humboldt County Fair.

Friends of the Kern County Fair

Jennifer Starbuck
1142 S. P St.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
United States
(661) 833-4900
Business Description
The mission of the Friends of the Kern County Fair, a nonprofit public benefit corporation 501(c)3 is working to preserve and enrich the heritage of the 15th District Agricultural Association and showcasing agricultural industries to the community.

Friends of the Lyon County Fair & SSYLS Foundation, Inc.

Curtis Jordan
9 Pebble Beach Dr.
Yerington, NV 89447
United States
(775) 463-5667
Cell Phone
(775) 761-5762
Business Description
To enhance and enrich the quality of Lyon County Fair & Silver State Youth Livestock Show and Expo and show case agricultural industries to the community and the state of Nevada: to offer support to FFA, 4H projects, livestock exhibitions, auctions and create agricultural educations opportunities.

Friends of the Napa Valley Expo

Rosemary Stockwell
575 Third St.
Napa, CA 94559
United States
(707) 253-4900 Fax: (707) 253-4943
Business Description
Its primary purposes are to: make the annual Fair a community cultural and educational asset; make the Exposition a catalyst for improvements in central Napa; and provide a vehicle for the Exposition to become more entrepreneurial in nature.

Friends of the San Diego County Fairgroumds

Donna O'Leary
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92014
United States
(858) 794-1014
Business Description
Friends of the San Diego County Fairgrounds is a 501c(3) whose mission is to preserve the legacy of the Del Mar Fairgrounds by raising funds to grow and support activities, capital improvements and agricultural and educational programs; all to enhance the lives of the diverse community of San Diego County.

Friends of the Stanislaus County Fair Foundation

Matt Cranford
900 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
United States
(209) 668-1333 Fax: (209) 668-0410
Business Description
The primary objective of the foundation is the acquisition of funds, grants, bequests and endowments to allow the organization to enhance opportunities t the fairgrounds for the community, agriculture, education, and our youth.

Friends of the Yuba-Sutter Fair Foundation

Kary Hauck
442 Franklin Ave.
Yuba City, CA 95991
United States
(530) 674-1280 Fax: (530) 674-2196
Business Description
To ensure our Fairgrounds continues to fulfill it's many vital roles in our community and preserve its place in our farm community.

Glenn County Fair Heritage Foundation

Amy Freitas
221 E. Yolo St.
PO Box 667
Orland, CA 95963
United States
(530) 865-1168

Gold Country Fair Heritage Foundation

Samantha Fish
1273 High St.
Auburn, CA 95604
United States
(530) 823-4533 Fax: (530) 885-3225
Business Description
Enhance the Fairgrounds to better serve the community.

Heroes Hall Veterans Foundation

Nick Berardino, President
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92677
United States
(714) 675-3653
Business Description
To celebrate the legacy of Orange County veterans, to honor their sacrifices, and to educate and inspire the community through their stories and personal experiences.

Inter-Mountain Fair Heritage Foundation

Steve Gagnon, CEO
44218 A Street
McArthur, CA 96056
United States
(530) 336-5695 Fax: (530) 336-6845
Business Description
The Inter-Mountain Fair and Event Center through responsible community stewardship provides a place where community gathers, enriching their lives through cultural, recreational, youth and agricultural based educational activities; preserving our rural heritage and our love of an "Old Fashion" country fair.

Kings Fair Foundation, The

Kevin Chambers
801 S. 10th Ave.
Hanford, CA 93230
United States
(559) 584-3318 Fax: (559) 584-0192
Business Description
The foundation is dedicated to supporting the financial stability and maintenance of the facilities and grounds , as well as the promotion and marketing of public awareness of the Kings Fairgrounds and its related activities.

Lake County Fair Foundation

Courtny Conkle, CEO
401 Martin Street
Lakeport, CA 95453
United States
(707) 263-6181 Fax: (707) 263-7706
Business Description
LCFF is a non-profit 501(c)3 entity of the Lake County Fair, established to encourage the generosity of Lake County to assist with the beautification and enhancement of the fairgrounds and to create and expand the Fair's Education Programs. LCFF seeks an receives grants/donations to insure the growth, viability and celebration of our Lake County Fair.

Learning Centers at Fairplex, The

Holly Reynolds
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
United States
(909) 865-4208 Fax: (909) 865-4646
Business Description
Through the distinctive resources of Fairplex, The Learning Centers provides a wide spectrum of innovative and enriching educational experiences that bring learning to life, benefits diverse communities and prepares participants for success.

Marin Cultural Association

Gabriella C. Calicchio
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA 94903
United States
(415) 473-6400 Fax: (415) 473-3700
Business Description
The mission of the Marin Cultural Association is to support art and culture in Marin County including enhancing the programs and facilities at the Marin Center and the Marin County Fair.

Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation

Brian Bullis
PO Box 5008-362
Mariposa, CA 95338
United States
(209) 966-2432 Fax: (209) 966-6273

Minnesota State Fair Foundation

Kay Cady
1265 Snelling Ave. N
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States
(651) 288-4323 Fax: (651) 632-2622
Business Description
The State Fair Foundation preserves and improves Minnesota State Fair buildings, grounds and educational experiences.

Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation

Jessica Porter
2004 Fairground Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940
United States
(831) 372-5863 Fax: (831) 372-8248
Business Description
The Mission of the Monterey County Fair Foundation is to support the operations of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center and to fund community agriculture awareness activities, youth scholarships, and capital improvements to Monterey County Fair & Event Center's facilities and grounds.

Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation, Inc.

Larry McDonald
101 West McKnight Way, B-106
Grass Valley, CA 95949
United States
(530) 273-6217 Fax: (530) 273-1146
Business Description
The Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation's mission is to build a better Nevada County Fairgrounds through fundraising and contributions to the fairgrounds.

Oregon State Fair Foundation

Rich Kansky
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
United States
(503) 871-7324 Fax: (503) 581-8688
Business Description
To solicit, receive, invest and maintain funds or property to benefit the Oregon State Fair held annually at the Oregon Exposition Center, and any of its facilities and activities.

Plumas Sierra County Fair Foundation

John Steffanic
204 Fairground Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971
United States
(530) 283-6272
Business Description
The Plumas Sierra County Fair (PSCF) Foundation supports the Plumas Sierra County fairgrounds and fair, ensuring that the grounds and facilities will remain and prosper for future generations. Through fundraising, grants and volunteer organization, the PSCF Foundation strives to provide the fairgrounds with the resources needed to remain active, solvent and viable in the community.

Porterville Fair Heritage Association

Susie Godfrey
2700 W. Teapot Dome Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
United States
(559) 781-6582 Fax: (559) 781-4233
Business Description
The mission of the Heritage Association is to ensure growth and viability for youth-related educational programs. It is dedicated to supporting the fair so that it may continue to be an exemplary multi-use community resource.

Redwood Empire Fair Foundation

Jennifer Seward
1055 N. State St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
United States
(707) 462-3884 Fax: (707) 462-2641
Business Description
The Redwood Empire Fair Foundation was formed to preserve and ensure the growth, viability and heritage of the fair as well as provide support of agriculture education for the public.

Salinas Valley Fair Heritage Foundation

Dennis Ing
PO Box 942
King City, CA 93930
United States
(831) 596-6965
Business Description
The Salinas Valley Fair Heritage Foundation's mission is to preserve and enrich the heritage of the Salinas Valley Fair and showcase agricultural industries to the community.

San Benito County Heritage Foundation

Richard McAbee
PO Box 1141
Tres Pinos, CA 95075
United States
(831) 637-1669 Fax: (831) 637-9469
Business Description
To support Bolado Park, home of the San Benito County Fair and Saddle Horse Show, as well as other events which promote and enrich the agriculture heritage of San Benito County.

Santa Barbara Showgrounds Foundation

John Rowe
3400 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93013
United States
(805) 688-0766 Fax: (805) 569-5595
Business Description
The mission of the Santa Barbara Showgrounds Foundation is to support the 19th District Agricultural Association, and to carry on other educational activities associated with this goal.

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Foundation

Jeannie Kegebein
PO Box 1806
Freedom, CA 95019
United States
(831) 786-9698
Business Description
Engage, inspire and educate our community to support the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. It is our goal to establish a reserve fund and raise additional funds annually through fundraising, grants, and personal donations; and to assist with capital campaigns that will bring value and benefit to the Fair and the Fairgrounds.

Santa Maria Fairpark Foundation

Stephanie Bertoux
PO Box 7104
Santa Maria, CA 93456
United States
Business Description
Works to preserve and enrich the heritage of the 37th District Agricultural Association-the Santa Maria Fairpark-and showcases agricultural industries to the community. The Foundation offers support to 4-H, FFA, Grange and like-minded youth programs, promotes agricultural education opportunities, and maintains a standard of excellence and expansion in the facilities at the Fairpark by supporting Capital improvement programs.

Solano County Fair Association

900 Fairgrounds Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94589
United States
(707) 551-2000 Fax: (707) 642-7947
Business Description
The mission of the Solano County Fair Association is to ensure a positive experience for the public by providing a year-round, multi-purpose venue that showcases and celebrates the wide variety of resources and activities available to our diverse community.

Sonoma County Fair Foundation

Rebecca Bartling
1350 Bennett Valley Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
United States
(707) 545-4200 Fax: (707) 573-9342
Business Description
The mission of the Sonoma County Fair Foundation is to raise and steward funds to support facility improvements and special projects of the Sonoma County Fair.

Southern California Agriculture and Nutrition Foundation

Steve Williams
c/o 48th DAA, 1100 N. Grand Ave.,
Mt. SAC Campus, Bldg F10 Farm Road
Walnut, CA 91788
United States
(626) 429-2452
Business Description
The mission of SCAN is to educate elementary and secondary school teachers and their students about agriculture and nutrition.

Trinity County Fair Association

Mike Fillette
6000 State Hwy 3
Hayfork, CA 96041
United States
(530) 628-5223 Fax: (530) 628-4171
Business Description
To provide for the management of the Trinity County Fair and year-round use of the fairgrounds in the best interest of the people of Trinity County and its rural county values by partnering with county agencies and businesses, promoting agriculture and education, and maximizing available resources.

Ventura County Fair Foundation

Armando Lopez
10 West Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001
United States
((805) 648-3376 Fax: (805) 648-1012
Business Description
To provide financial support for improvements to the grounds, capital projects, equipment and programs in order that the Ventura County Fairgrounds continue to be an exemplary multi-use community resource.

Washington County Fair Educational Fund

Leah Perkins-Hagele
873 NE 34th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97124
United States
(503) 648-1416 Fax: (503) 648-7208
Business Description
Washington County Fair Educational Fund's mission is to promote and support a wide variety of educational activities for the general public, especially youth, during the annual Washington County Fair.

Washington State Fair Foundation

Holly Ball
110 9th Avenue SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
United States
(253) 841-5105
Business Description
The Washington State Fair Foundation financially supports the scholarship and educational programs of the fair and helps preserve and improve the Fair for future generations.

Yolo County Fair Heritage Foundation

Darlene Thomsen
1125 East Street
Woodland, CA 95695
United States
(530) 218-2161
Business Description
Refurbishing fairgrounds one project at a time. Support the heritage of our fair.
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