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Donation Request Letter Template

Asking local businesses or big corporations for donations for your auction or raffle can be intimidating. Don’t worry, we’ve created a few different templates you can use to create one that suits your needs.

Customize your donation request letter template and send it out to potential donors. CharityAuctionsToday offers this and other downloadable templates and examples that can make your fundraising easier.

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When you use a donation request letter template, it can:

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Mail or email your donation request letters to businesses

Use our donation request letter template to build your own perfect message. Explain your mission, your event, and how their donated items will help you raise money. Show them the potential benefits of donating by explaining how many people will see their product or donation. 

We understand that asking for things doesn’t come easily to everyone. Use our selection of templates to craft a message you’re comfortable with, and don’t forget to check out our article with tips on how to ask for donations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

A donation request letter template is a tool to help you ask businesses or corporations to donate items to your auction or raffle. You can customize one of our templates and send it out to local businesses and corporations.

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A donation request letter should include:

  • Your mission
  • Details about your fundraiser
  • What kind of items you’re looking for
  • Who or what your fundraiser will help
  • How a potential donor might benefit 
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Charities and nonprofits are already using these templates to plan.

Use our samples and templates to boost your fundraising efforts and strengthen your work. Make your organization a powerhouse for change.