Corn Fest - How Proceeds Used
The annual Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival is utilized by several community organizations as a fundraiser. Funds raised from the festival helps these organizations fund programs and services for the populations they serve. Below are the primary organizations that participate in the festival.
American Legion: Proceeds help fund specific projects for their organization.
Boy Scouts #333: Proceeds are used to purchase needed equipment and to offset cost of activities throughout the year.
Chamber of Commerce: Proceeds used to promote the community, community events/ activities, shop local programs, relocation packets etc. throughout the year.
Exchange Club: Civic Projects, Youth of the Month program, Block Parent program, Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.
Happy Hikers-4H: Project Literature, club activities, trips, projects, supplies, materials and outings.
Knights of Columbus: Sweet Corn Festival is primary fundraiser. Proceeds are designated to schools for special education programs, etc.
Lions Club: Proceeds are used to underwrite High School scholarships, Bike Rodeo, Wisconsin Lions Camp, etc.
VFW: Proceeds used for building fund, post improvements and for community affairs.
YMCA: Proceeds are used for sports scholarships and sports equipment needed for YMCA youth programs.