Fundraising Letters

Here are some sample fundraising letters that you can copy. See what works for other non-profit groups. Includes links to other sources for tips on which donation request letter format and solicitation queries work for them.

Fundraising letters that work

Fundraising letters that work

How To Write A Fundraising Letter – Instructions for how to write a fundraising letter – Advice and tips on what works and what doesn’t. Includes links to other sources.

Fundraising Letter – How to write fundraising letters the right way – How to generate the best response with your donation request letter. Detailed advice on what to say and how to say it.

Writing Fundraising Letters – Two examples of how to write a better fundraising letter by creating a scene – Successfully crafting donation requests.

How To Write Fundraising Letters – Sample donor query letter and tips on writing your own donation request.

Silent Auction Request Letter – Sample letter to use to get items donated for a silent auction fundraiser.

Voice Your Donation Request – Increase results by adding voices to your donation request letters – How to give your fundraising letters more punch.

Raising Funds By Mail – Five success pointers for raising funds by mail for your nonprofit – How to use direct mail to increase your non-profit fund raising.

Donor Newsletters – How to increase donor retention and donations by building relationships with prospective donors – Why you should avoid asking for donations in your monthly newsletter.

Fundraising Donation Request Letters – Get better results from your donation request letters by grabbing attention, building interest, creating a desire to help, and issuing a call to action.

Fundraising Letter Tips – Follow these tips for a better fundraising letter – Know who your audience is, why you are writing them, and what you want them to do.

Fundraising Letter Reply – General guidelines and mistakes to avoid with your fundraising letter reply devices.

Fundraising Mailing Lists – Tips for using a list broker to expand your fundraising mailing list – Sample donation requests to help raise funds easily.

Powerful Postscripts – Ten ways to boost donation letter response rates – Add powerful postscripts to your fundraising letters.

Increasing Donor Gift Size – How to increase the size of donor gifts from your fundraising letters – Proven methods for getting better donation response rates.

Thank You Letters – Seven tips on writing thank you letters, notes, or making donor recognition phone calls.

Fundraising Letter Templates – Why you should avoid using fundraising letter templates – For starters they are too generic and don’t convey the right message to prospective donors.

Sample Fundraising Letters

Fund Raising Letter for School – Sponsorship pitch letter for getting corporate donations to schools for academic programs.

Fund Raising Letter for Multiple Sclerosis – Sample fund raising letter for MS – Pitch letter for donations for event-style fundraiser to help fight disease.

Canadian Fundraiser Letter – Sample Canadian environmental donation query requesting a government grant for an envirothon fund raising event.

AIDS Fundraiser Letter – Very effective AIDS fundraiser letter requesting a donation or other participation in an annual fundraising event to raise money to fight infectious diseases.

Sample Fundraising Thank You Letter – Here is a sample fundraising thank you letter you can copy along with five tips on just how to say thanks for their donation in a heartfelt note.

Fundraising Letters – See what fund raising letters work for other non-profit groups.

Sample School Fundraising Letter – Sample school event donation letter where you can insert your specific information.

Relay For Life Donation Letter – How to write a Relay For Life donation letter – Includes a sample Relay For Life fundraising letter you can copy.

Sample Donation Thank You Letter – Here’s a sample thank you note and tips on how to thank each donor personally for their contribution.

Donation Request Letter Tips – How using a protagonist to relate your story boosts the results of any donation request letter.

Donation Thank You Letter – Free sample donation thank you letter you can copy – Thanking donors with personalized thank you notes.

Related Fundraising Pages

Donation Request Letters – Sample donation request letters and how to tips on writing your own fundraising letter.

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Fund Raising – Key fund raising organizational articles packed with useful tips and practical ideas: getting publicity, recruiting volunteers, capital campaigns, and more. Lots of how-to information.

Non-Profit Fund Raising – Best non-profit fund-raising strategies – Organizational tips for nonprofits – Four ways to boost your non-profit results.

Capital Campaigns – Capital campaign strategies for non-profit groups to increase their donor base and better organize their campaigns.

Donor Recognition – How to use donor recognition to increase your capital campaign results.