Partnership Opportunities

Groundwork Lawrence works with private companies and community organizations of all sizes to offer sponsorship opportunities and engage their staff in volunteer projects. These programs introduce employees to community service in the Lawrence area and provide critical support to our initiatives. We have many different volunteer and sponsorship opportunities for our corporate and community partners. Benefits of participation include:

  • Improved community relations
  • Increased organizational visibility
  • Improved staff satisfaction

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Wide Events

Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day: April 30, 2016 Lawrence clean-up and beautification day which engages 2,000 volunteers. Spicket River Clean-Up: September 17, 2016 Lawrence Spicket River trash removal event which hosts 700 volunteers.

Personalized Events

Volunteer Clean Up Day

  • Groundwork provides materials
  • Beautify public spaces
  • Landscape or rake park grounds

Volunteer Project Day

  • Budget provided by participating organization
  • Tree and bulb plantings
  • Garden build

Offer Your Expertise

  • Have an individual from your organization lend their professional expertise
  • Volunteer in the GWL office
  • Serve as a guest speaker for Green Team
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Sponsorship Opportunities

Earth Day

April 30, 2016

  • Lawrence clean-up and beautification day which engages 2,000 volunteers
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$10,000

Benefits: Signage at the event and logo on our website, size dependent on sponsorship level.

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SALSA Festival

June 4, 2016

  • Kite-making, healthy living activities and entertainment at Lawrence park targeting 750 people
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$5,000

Benefits: Your name and logo on all flyers, as well as inclusion on our outreach leading up to the event. Signage at the event and logo on our website, size dependent on sponsorship level.

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Lawrence Farmers Markets

July - October, 2016

  • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday markets (for approximately 17 weeks) targeting 15-16,000 people
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$20,000

Benefits: Your name and logo on all flyers, as well as inclusion on our weekly market outreach including print , radio and Local Access Television. Signage at the markets and logo on our website size dependent on sponsorship level.

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Spicket River Clean-up

September 17, 2016

  • Lawrence Spicket River trash removal event which hosts 700 volunteers
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$10,000 Title Sponsor

Benefits: Your logo on 1,000 T-shirts created for the event, signage at the event and logo on our website, size dependent on sponsorship level.

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Greenway 5K

August 14, 2016

  • Second annual “Couch to 5K”, organized by our youth program, Green Team, to take place on the Spicket River Greenway targeting 200 community members
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$10,000 Title Sponsor

Benefits: Your logo on 200 T-shirts created for the event, signage at the event and on our website, size dependent on sponsorship level.

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Glow Gala

November 17, 2016

  • Annual fundraiser located in Lawrence which gathers approximately 375 people to celebrate the work of GWL each year
  • Sponsorship levels from $500-$15,000 Title Sponsor

Benefits: Depending on sponsorship level, host table(s), your logo on event signage, on the website and additional recognition.

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We sincerely look forward to working with you on one of these partnership opportunities. Please contact Amanda Cochrane at acochrane@groundworklawrence.org or at 978-974-0770 x 7007 with any questions about how your company can get more involved with the work of Groundwork Lawrence. We look forward to your partnership!