Sample Fundraiser Letter - Be Your Best For The World

A sample fundraiser letter can help you to help others as you begin a journey that will change a life.

Barack Obama says, “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”

And we could all use a little more hope and inspiration!

The universal  fundraising letter can be adapted to suit most fundraising needs or requests. Simple copy and paste the letter of request for fundraising and personalize it to suit your needs.



[Insert the date here]


To Whom It May Concern,


Dear Sir/Madam,


We represent [insert name of company/charity/foundation/cause here] and we focus on raising money, providing assistance and financial aid to [insert details here].

More specifically, we are currently campaigning to [insert specific project details here].

[Insert name of company/charity/foundation/cause here] is a certified charity organization and we are governed by statutory legislation pertaining to fundraising organizations.

May we take this opportunity to appeal to you/your company for any assistance that you may be in a position to offer or provide?

We would welcome any contributions including monetary donations; volunteer work; old clothing, furniture, appliances and intellectual expertise.

Some examples of small ways in which you could potentially assist are:

[list specific and targeted bulleted ideas here]


We acknowledge, that with the current economic reality, spare money and even time, may not always be readily available.

However, any help, regardless of how small or insignificant that it may seem would be much appreciated.

For more details please email/contact us us at [insert email address/contact details here].

We look forward to hearing from you.

Your actions will make a difference.

By doing something; by not waiting for things to happen – you will fill the world and yourself with hope.


Yours sincerely,


Name and Surname


Take a look at some of these simple yet wonderful ideas to get you started with your sample fundraiser letter:

  • donate you work clothes to organizations that assist people to find employment
  • deliver a cooked meal to a hungry family
  • donate a bench or a jungle gym to a park or orphanage
  • clean out your cupboard and your house and donate your unwanted goods to a non profit organization
  • make soup and sandwiches for the homeless or a beggar in your area
  • volunteer your services and skills whenever and wherever you can
  • take coloring books and crayons and old toys to a children's hospital
  • help out at an old age home

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