Writing Fundraising Letters

Alan Sharpe is a professional fundraising letter writer, instructor, coach, author and newsletter publisher – this is one of his helpful articles on Writing Fundraising Letters.Successful fundraising letters are exciting to read. They take you to crack houses, battlefields, logging protests, prisons, floods and other places you will never set foot yourself. Effective donation request […]

Sample Appeal Letter

When writing an appeal letter or donation request letter, there are certain things that every fundraising appeal letter needs to have. This article gives a quick snapshot of what emotions your appeal needs to evoke and the best way to say it, followed by a sample donation request letter so you can see how it […]

Appeal Letter Samples

Here are some appeal letter samples to use as templates or format examples for writing your own letter. Discover how to write appeal letters that really produce results by packing them with real emotion backed by a powerful call to action.Appeal Letter – Five tips on how to write a letter of appeal – Donation […]

Appeal Letter Secrets

Here is a good article by Alan Sharpe revealing some of his appeal letter secrets. When writing an appeal letter or donation request, Alan Sharpe is the master copywriter used by the largest non-profit groups, so pay close attention to what he says about how to write a great fundraising letter.The Ask: 4 Secrets Of […]

Animal Shelter Appeal Letter

Here are some tips and a sample animal shelter appeal letter for a humane society seeking sponsors for a fundraising walk. The key to getting donations is to personalize the tone of the letter to match your personality and to properly promote your cause.Be sure to read the other fundraising letter tips for advice on […]

Sample Canadian Fundraiser Letter

Here is a sample Canadian fundraiser letter that shows you a good fundraising letter template on which to model your own donation request. Use this sample to fashion your own letter using the basics included here.Focus on these key points: Who, What, When, Where, and How.Donation Request For Canadian Environmental FundraiserHonorourable Gordon Balser Minister of […]