Folsom Rotary Foundation
About Folsom Rotary Foundation
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Organization structure:

The Folsom Rotary Foundation is a charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit entity created for the specific primary purpose of receiving gifts, bequests from individuals, companies, and qualifying fund raisers to make a lasting difference in the Folsom Community. These funds allow growth in a permanent endowment fund as well as a Community Services fund from which distributions are made to and for the local charitable, health, and educational groups within the greater Folsom community. The Foundation invests contributions and uses the earnings yearly for grants to charities directly as well as projects of the Rotary Club of Folsom which can make a lasting difference in Folsom for Health, Education and Community. Tax ID #94-3181710.

Administration of the Folsom Rotary Foundation:

The Foundation is administratively established with an elected Board of Trustees, who are nominated and elected by members of the Rotary Club of Folsom and serve for a three year term. Approximately 1/3 of the Trustees are elected each year so that in any one year 2/3's can remain in office. The Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly, and are governed as a charitable 501 (c)(3) non-profit entity with duly stated Articles of Incorporation.

The Foundation Board of Trustees:

Officers and other Trustees

President - Joe Gagliardi
Vice President - John Messner
Chief Financial Officer - Garry Parlier
Secretary - Rich Rider
President of Folsom Rotary Club - Dave Boldt
Jim Karnis
Paul Bonaventure
Rich Pepin
Chuck Thurman

Corporate donors:

Folsom Chamber of Commerce
Folsom Economic Development Corporation- FEDCORP
Folsom Lake Bank
Folsom Tourism Bureau
Intel
Wells Fargo Bank

Individual donors:

Rich Cantor
Jason Davis
Joe Gagliardi
Jack Kipp
John Mansoor
Bob Quinlan
David West

Major projects directly supporting Folsom Rotary Foundation

Folsom Blues Breakout
Folsom Fest Parking at the annual 4th of July Rodeo event
Folsom Rotary Annes - Crab Feed at St. Johns Church
Fourth of July Fireworks booth - various locations within Folsom
Wine and Dine Gala - Kipp Community Center