4H / FFA Loan Program for Fair Projects


To be eligible to apply for loan funds under this program, the student must:

  • Be currently enrolled in 4H or FFA
  • Be eligible to participate in the local fair
  • Resides in either Kern, Kings, or Tulare Counties
  • Program is only eligible for large animal species


  • Maximum loan is 70% of the estimated sale amount
  • Repayment on the loan is tied to the sale of the project, within one year
  • Interest Rate is the current prime rate plus 0.50%; currently 3.75%
  • Documentation fee of $25
  • Parents will need to be a co-borrower
  • Insurance for the animal is required

How to Apply

Items to Include

  • Resume
  • Description of project
  • Budget