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Fundraising Thank you Letter

It might be easy to ask for money from a donor and getting the funds that you required. And its common when you do something nice toward someone you are told a thank you. If you have received funds form a charity group, a specific donor or just from a random donor it will be kind of you to send them a thank you letter. A fundraising thank you letter will suit this then. With this letter you will be able to make the donor know that you acknowledge their effort in donating and also this will inspire that same donor to fund you the then next time you approach them. Make sure to be thanking donors for their contribution in your fundraiser and next time they will donate more than the previous time.

The do’s and don’ts in a fundraising thank you letter

As a donor you would probably feel nice and appreciated knowing that your donation saved someone’s life or fed a thousand homeless children. And you can bring this happiness by including this in a thank you letter. While writing that thank you letter there things to keep in considerations, this involves the following.

Thank the donor – I don’t need to tell you that this is mandatory, you need to start your letter by first thanking your donor for his or her donation even if it is an organization.

Detailed information – to make it better, ensure that you include the benefits that the funds donated has done, make sure to explain to them how their money helped.

Keep it short – even if it’s a thank you letter, you need to keep it short, you might spoil the quality of your thank you while writing a long boring story.

With the same format as the first letter you had sent asking for funds, so will this one be except the only difference will be the body, this time you are thanking not asking for funds. Make sure to keep it formal and polite as you write.


Thank you fundraising letter Sample


Anthony Mumo

Spinners Cooperative

P.O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

12th May 2003

Winnie Angaya


Touch a Heart

P.O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya

Dear Angaya,

Thank you for the outstanding, generous donation of 15,500 shillings toward out fundraising event to Spinners and spinners.

The money you send to our fundraiser you send to us has made it possible for the opening of a new wing to our company premises. The wing is helping our business grow as now we are organizing to open a new branch in the neighboring country.

With the generous support of donors like you our dream came true. Thank you again, and we look forward to your continuous support in future fundraisers.


Antony Mumo


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