Donation Letters

Example Fundraising Letter – Jeans Day Campaign

Posted on 19 January 2006

One of the example fundraising letters I happened to come across on the internet is from the Jeans for Genes campaign. It’s an organization that raises money for children with genetic disorders. They provide a lot of tools and templates for people who participate in the campaign including an example letter for parents. This is […]

7 Strategies for Writing Fundraising Letters

Posted on 11 October 2005

Writing fundraising letters can be an effective way to request donations to a charitable cause. Letters are used for a variety of purposes and can be sent to a large number of people or a select few. The results of a writing a fundraising letter can vary greatly depending on the purpose of the letter, […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising Letters

Posted on 05 September 2005

In this program I answer some of the most frequently asked questions related to fundraising letters, including: How can the letter get the reader’s attention in the first sentence or paragraph? How do I know who to send the letter to? How can a group get corporate sponsors and what type of benefits should be […]

Team in Training Fundraising Letters

Posted on 27 May 2005

Here are the two letters that I have written to raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Team in Training. As you will see there are some elements that are similar in each. First, with TNT letters I think it’s very important to be personal. Most, if not all, of the people you’ll send […]