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Associate member scholarship program

2018-06-28T18:00:14+00:00July 27th, 2018|MAFE Events|

The Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions is proud to announce a new scholarship program for youths involved with a current associate member.

2018 MAFE Associate Scholarship application

  1. Each year one (1) scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded specially for youths involved with a current MAFE Associate member. Involvement can include, but is not limited to employees, child, or grandchildren of existing MAFE member.
  2. Scholarship is open to applicants that are high school seniors or currently enrolled […]

yMAFE Scholarship

2018-06-28T20:24:58+00:00June 30th, 2018|MAFE Events|

Once again the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions Young Professional Program, yMAFE, will offer scholarships to attend a fair convention. This year yMAFE will award up to three (3) scholarships to attend the 2018 IAFE convention and two (2) scholarships to attend the 2019 MAFE convention. Click here for information, rules and application.

Communication Awards

2017-10-30T16:28:11+00:00October 28th, 2017|MAFE Events, MAFE News|

Be sure to fill out the forms for the 20th Annual MAFE Communications Awards Contest (Please note these documents are housed in Google Docs. Click on the arrow in the top right hand side to download or the printer icon to print the document)

Associate member communication awards application

Fair ad Festival communications awards application

Photo contest application

Entries are due November 15, 2018

2018 MAFE Convention Materials

2017-10-30T16:31:51+00:00October 1st, 2017|MAFE Events|

All the 2018 MAFE Convention Materials are up on the website and ready to be filled out!

Click HERE to download the 2018 MAFE convention forms (to download from Google Docs, click on the arrow on the top right hand side) This Excel document contains tabs for each of the following:

  • Convention registration – due by November 29, 2017
  • Hotel reservations (must accompany convention registration) due by November 29, 2017
  • Payment form
  • Youth Registration
  • […]

Animal ID Webinar Recording

2017-07-05T20:58:42+00:00May 5th, 2017|MAFE Events|

On May 4 the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Animal Industry, in partnership with the Michigan Association of Fairs & Exhibitions and MSU Extension, hosted a webinar to discuss animal identification and answer other animal related questions.

Click here to view a recording of that webinar.

If you have follow up questions, please contact the MAFE office.

Homemaker of the Year Application

2017-07-05T20:59:19+00:00March 6th, 2017|MAFE Events|

Click the link for the 2017 Michigan Homemaker of the Year application. This contest is open to all 2016 Homemaker of the Year winners at the county level only. Previous Michigan Homemaker winners are ineligible to compete.

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2017. Please send completed applications to:

Michigan Homemaker
c/o Saginaw County Fair
P O BOX 449
Chesaning, MI 48616

Reminder – MDARD Livestock and Commodity Exposition Grant

2017-02-15T21:04:15+00:00February 6th, 2017|MAFE Events|

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will again offer the Livestock and Commodity Exposition Competitive Grant. This grant will award, through a competitive grant process, a total of $20,000 to county fairs, regional fairs, local fairs or livestock and commodity expositions that are a non-profit 501(c) 3 or 501(c) 5.

Full guidelines and application can be found here Livestock and commodity exposition grant

Be sure to read the full guidelines which includes full schedule, eligibility requirements, funding […]

Reminder – 2017 MDARD Capital Improvement Grant Program

2017-06-30T20:10:00+00:00February 6th, 2017|MAFE Events, MAFE News, MDARD Update|

Materials for the 2017 Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development County Fairs Capital Improvement Grant Program are now available. Click the links below to download all grant related documents.

County Fairs Capital Improvement Grant Program
Grant Form A – MDARD Grant Application
Grant Form B – Metric Request Form

Please be sure to read the guidelines carefully before applying. A few things to note are:

  • The capital improvement program provides additional funds for county […]
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