Community Action and Fund-Raising Letters
Working with volunteers and asking for financial contributions to good causes can be especially challenging. When the cause is worthwhile, however, these letters are well worth a try.
Tact, of course, is critical in these types of letters. Always remember that your letter’s recipients give of their time or money voluntarily. Their giving is always a choice, and that choice deserves respect. Therefore, you won’t find Template 3 letters, letters demanding action, in this section.
While the saying may be true that “if you want something done, ask a busy person,” never forget that the reader of your letter ...