Asking for Sponsors

Personal Letter

Dear …

It’s that time of year again and I am really looking forward to participating in the __(name of organization & event)__ on __(date)__. This fundraising event is for such a worthy cause and I am very eager to help support it again.

As you may know, __(name of organization)__ is an organization that provides __(describe what the organization provides)__ for __(type of cause)__. I was so thrilled to have raised, through the combined generous contributions from you and my other sponsors last year, a total of __($)__. It was my privilege to have been part of this fundraising event.

As part of the ongoing fundraising efforts of __(name of organization)__, I will again be __(walking/riding/etc)__ in the __(name of event)__. I am asking you to help me to make this event another great success by offering your pledge of sponsorship to me for the __(# mile ride/walk/etc)__. The lives of others will be greatly enhanced by your kind gifts.

Enclosed you will find a sponsorship form outlining the various pledges you may make. Please make your check payable to __(name of organization)__. __(Your donation is tax deductible and you will be issued a Tax Receipt.)__. I ask that you please return your donation to me by __(date)__ at __(address)__ so that it may be registered before the __(name of the event)__. You may contact me at __(phone #)__ if you have any questions.

I want you to know that I am completely committed to making this another success and have already started training for this challenging __(event/course/trek/etc)__. Thank you in advance for your generous support and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely yours,