How To Write a Better Fundraising Letter
Posted by Nick Niesen on November 8th, 2010
Looking for tips on writing a better fundraising letter? Use these quick tips
-Good news - Always start the letter with a series of good news
Use P.S.'s for skimmers
Sample Donation Request Letter
Dear Name of sponsor,
On (date of event), I will join hundreds of others to help end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis by (riding/walking/skating) in the MS (event name). By making a pledge on my behalf, you are supporting research and local services to those affected with this unpredictable disease.
Give details - Tell your story: I have a personal stake in this particular event. My (dad, aunt, sister) has MS. Not only do I want to help him/her, but also the many others diagnosed with MS. MS is a disease that affects the central nervous system. Some symptoms of MS may include loss of balance, impaired vision and hearing, fatigue, muscle weakness and, in some,
My goal is to raise at least (specify dollar amount) this year, which represents $1 for every person with MS registered with our local MS Chapter. Please help me reach that goal with your pledge. Your donation is tax deductible. If you wish, you may mail all or part of your payment amount today in the self-addressed stamped envelope enclosed with this letter.
Otherwise, I will collect your pledge after the event. Please make your check
Thank you in advance for your support. Please call me if you have any questions or comments about the MS (event name). I can be reached at (phone number).
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