Community Service Day Request for Proposals and Brainstorming Meeting

We’re pleased to announce the fifth annual Community Service Day will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018. This event is Folsom’s largest day of volunteerism and service. This major citywide event mobilizes thousands of volunteers of all ages and interests to complete dozens of projects throughout Folsom.

Our goal is to connect volunteers with projects that make a positive, lasting impact in the Folsom area. We are seeking community-based projects for this the 2018 Community Service Day event.

Does your organization have a need for volunteer assistance and/or a service day project? Consider submitting a brief proposal to Christine Brainerd, City of Folsom Communications Manager, at by Friday, April 6. A list of requested information is below.

In addition, a community brainstorming meeting is planned to explore and identify potential projects in the community:

What: 2018 Community Service Day Brainstorming Meeting
When: Thursday, March 22; 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street
RSVP: Christine Brainerd at

A sampling of projects from Community Service Day include:

A citywide food drive for the Twin Lakes Food Bank, collecting 100 pallets of food
Clean up projects at Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma
Packing of 900 care packages for overseas military troops
Trails clean-up projects
Folsom History Museum beautification proejcts
Library book cleaning
Wetlands clean up and fence painting
Landscaping and beautification projects at Folsom schools
LEGO sorting/collection event for children in need
P&SVRR Railroad Equipment Cleaning and Railfest Site Preparation
And many more!

Request for 2018 Community Project Proposals

Project Name:
Organization Name:
Project Location/Address:
Brief Description of Project:
Maximum Total Number of Volunteers Needed:
Minimum Total Number of Volunteers Needed:
Volunteers My Organization Can Contribute:
Estimated Total Project Cost:
Estimated Dollar Amount My Organization Can Contribute to Project:
Financial Support Requested:
Contact Person:
Email Address:
Contact Phone:

Thank you for your participation in the 2018 Community Service Day event!