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.
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.