Support Your Iowa State Fair

The Blue Ribbon Foundation helps thousands of Iowa State Fair fans like you show their support through giving programs, membership programs and events. The Blue Ribbon Foundation is a non-profit organization raising funds to help preserve and improve the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Find out how you can contribute to America's favorite fair!

  • Support the Sheep Barn Renovation!

  • Leave Your State Fair Legacy with an Engraved Brick

  • Volunteer with the Blue Ribbon Foundation!

Ways to give

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


You can help determine future developments by supporting the renovations and improvements needed to preserve our historic Iowa State Fairgrounds.


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