FREE Sample Fundraising Letters

Fundraising letters are most effective when the costs and benefits are clearly explained, and the reader makes a personal connection

  1. Advertise your products for a fundraising event or campaign
  2. Animal Rights
  3. Ask for a high-dollar donation
  4. Ask for regular monthly donations
  5. Church or religious organization
  6. College or university (including programs or departments)
  7. Community action for a common cause
  8. Community-aid group
  9. Decline a request for a donation
  10. Environmental Cause
  11. Extend an invitation to participate in or attend a fundraising event
  12. Fight a disease or research a medical condition
  13. Fundraising
  14. Hungry/Homeless
  15. Invite people to provide goods or services for a fundraiser
  16. Invite readers to participate in a fundraising event
  17. Invite someone to participate in a fundraising campaign
  18. Musical or performing group
  19. Public facilities and attractions (museums, libraries, parks, etc.)
  20. Remind participants that the fundraiser is approaching or that the drive is ending soon
  21. Request direct financial donations
  22. Request prizes for a fundraiser
  23. Respond to a request for a donation or to a fundraising letter
  24. School equipment or supplies
  25. School or scholastic clubs
  26. Send a second-chance/reminder letter
  27. Special appeal letter
  28. Sports Team
  29. Thank someone for a financial donation
  30. Thank someone for a philanthropic contribution
  31. Thank those who helped in the fundraising campaign
  32. Veterans or service personnel
  33. Welcome those who will participate in a fundraising event
  34. Write a fundraising letter
  35. Write a letter to accompany a contribution to a good cause
  36. Write a letter to accompany your financial donation
  37. Write a persuasive letter that makes a charitable request
  38. Youth group or organization

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