Group Fundraising Opportunities Available at the Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS- Groups looking to raise some extra money for their churches, schools, or clubs may now apply for fundraising opportunities with the 2016 Indiana State Fair. It takes around 600 people to staff parking and gates and upwards of $85,000 is expected to go to fundraising organizations this year for their help.

The 2016 Indiana State Fair runs from August 5-21 and there will be two, seven hour shifts per day. Each participant will make $7.00 an hour for their group and there is no limit to the number of shifts a group can sign up for.

Registration is open online at Eligible groups can submit their information, along with a registration fee of $25 per shift (up to four shifts) that will later be reimbursed. Group leaders will then be given a link for all participants to complete 2016 ASK Training before starting at the State Fair. Organizations must be a registered non-profit and will be paid upon completion of the State Fair.

The last day to register for these fundraising opportunities is July 15th. All registration fees and contracts are due by the day of orientation, July 31st. The sooner your group applies, the more options your group will have for choosing various shifts. Once shifts become full, it is possible to be waitlisted.

For more information on how fundraising groups can benefit from the Indiana State Fair, please visit

Indiana State Fair Fundraising Opportunities




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