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How do you find a sample letter asking for donations?

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Find a sample letter asking for a donation to a charity or other organization through sites such as LoveToKnow.com, Vertex42.com, Rewarding-Fundraising-Ideas.com or FundraiserHelp.com, as of 2015. Each site includes examples for different situations and donation amounts, with some also making the letters available to download and customize directly.

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LoveToKnow.com offers several different examples of donation request letters that cover various types of donations and organizations, such as requesting funding for a large project or individual sponsorship for an event. Each entry includes a title for the letter, a short description summarizing its purpose, and a link to download the document as a PDF.

Vertex42.com contains a donation request letter template, available to download and use with a word processing program, along with several examples of letters for different circumstances. It also includes tips on writing the letter, including how to choose the appropriate tone and how to explain the purpose of the organization appropriately.

Rewarding-Fundraising-Ideas.com includes several example letters that are part of the website itself, allowing users to copy the text of a letter in order to customize it. Examples cover the methods for formatting personal information, addressing the donor and explaining the purpose of the letter.

FundraiserHelp.com also places its examples as native text on the site, though the examples include placeholder sections that allow users to insert relevant details. It also links to articles explaining the best practices for collecting donation funds.

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