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

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.