The Minnesota Legislature assigned the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to provide grants for distribution in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to:
To ensure all Minnesotans have the opportunity to participate in programs that preserve and promote Minnesota's arts, agriculture, history, and cultural heritage in its county fairs.
All Minnesota County Fairs.
Applications are due no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, February 9, 2018.
Apply online. For instructions on how to register to apply, review this tutorial (PDF: 867 KB / 8 pages).
You may also submit an application by email.
All questions regarding the application should be submitted to the grant administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions, along with MDA's response to those questions, will be posted on the FAQ site.
Lisa Sawyer, Grant Specialist
Ag Marketing & Development Division