The mission of the Santa Barbara Showgrounds Foundation is to support the 19th District Agricultural Association, and to carry on other educational activities associated with this goal. Our principle objectives shall be:
- Promote public awareness of the 19th DAA through education and outreach activities.
- Conduct fundraising and catering/concession operations to enhance the 19th DAA.
- Provide support to the 19th DAA and the Santa Barbara Fair and Expo, the National Horse Show, and the National Pro/Am Horse Show.
- Provide for and develop the framework for the conversion of the 19th DAA into a 501c3 nonprofit corporation.