About Us

Chartered in 2019, the mission of The Great Allentown Fair Foundation is to provide philanthropic opportunities through grants and charitable donations to preserve, enrich, and advance agriculture. Through scholarships, educational programs, incentives and events, the The Great Allentown Fair Foundation supports the Great Allentown Fair and programs of the Lehigh County Agricultural Society.

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Examples of the initiatives The Great Allentown Fair Foundation proudly supports include:

  • Scholarship programs incentivizing the sciences of agriculture, horticulture, farming and the mechanical arts as well as 4-H and FFA leadership programs;
  • Educating urban youth and the community at large in the sciences of agriculture, horticulture, farm-to-table programs and products;
  • Preservation of the Allentown Fairgrounds’ historical value, heritage and evolution.
News from The Great Allentown Fair Foundation
2024 | JanuaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Partners With Rodale Institute For Innovative Scholarship Offerings
2023 | NovemberThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Now Accepting Applications For 2023-2024 Scholarship Candidates
2023 | SeptemberThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards For 2023-2024
2023 | JanuaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Now Accepting Applications For 2023-2024 Scholarship Candidates
2022 | SeptemberThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards for 2022-2023
2022 | FebruaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Completes Capital Campaign For Leon S. Peters Cupola Atop Allentown Fairgrounds
2022 | FebruaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Now Accepting Applications For 2022-2023 Scholarship Candidates
2021 | SeptemberThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards For 2021-2022
2021 | MarchThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Launches “Light Up The Fair” Capital Campaign For Allentown Fairgrounds
2021 | JanuaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Now Accepting Applications For 2021-2022 Scholarship Candidates
2020 | SeptemberThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards For 2020-2021
2020 | JanuaryThe Great Allentown Fair Foundation Now Accepting Applications For 2020-2021 Scholarship Candidates
2019 | OctoberAnnouncing the Formation of the Great Allentown Fair Foundation