Support Your Iowa State Fair

Join the Blue Ribbon Foundation in preserving the Iowa State Fair tradition. Your contributions to the Blue Ribbon Foundation go to help improve the beauty of the Fairgrounds and enable building renovations.

We have unique and creative ways to make a donation, whether you want to leave a lasting legacy or be a part of this year's Fair. Gifts can take many forms and are welcome at every level!

Click on a giving opportunity below to learn more about each fundraiser and the benefits you will receive:

There are also other ways you can get involved, including financial donations, fundraising events and the State Fair Store, filled with one-of-a-kind items and keepsakes for Iowa State Fair fans!

Because the Blue Ribbon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your donations may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for details.