Below are the links to the 2023 letters from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Kathy Angerer. All fairs should feel free to use this for their communication efforts. Governor's Welcome Letter MDARD Director's Welcome Letter
2023 MDARD Grant Programs
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced this year’s competitive grant cycle for the county fairs to make building and other capital improvements to their fairground facilities. Click here to find out more information including guidelines and application. Applications are due March 17, 2023.
Executive Director Job Posting
MAFE is now accepting applications for Executive Director. Click here to read the job description and submission instructions. Interested candidates should submit resume and list of professional references by end of day October 31, 2022. If you have questions about the position feel free to call the MAFE office or MAFE Board President Trish Steele at the Midland County Fair office 989-835-7901.