Requesting Sponsorship

Personal Letter

Dear …

I am writing to __(you today/the leaders of our business community today)__ to ask you for your sponsorship in this year’s __(Name of Fundraiser)__, which will be held on __(date)__. As you likely know, __(Name of organization)__ is an organization that provides __(describe what the organization provides)__ for the __(type of cause)__. Their ultimate goal is to __(briefly describe what ultimate goal of organization is)__. Over the years, we have seen them make some significant breakthroughs, such as __(briefly describe a couple of accomplishments)__. There is still so much more to be done, however, for them to achieve that ultimate goal.

Raising funds is one way we all can help __(name of organization)__ to turn their admirable goal into a reality and I have take a personal interest in doing just that. It has been my privilege to have been part of the__(Name of fundraiser)__ event each year since __(year)__. This fundraising event includes __(briefly describe how even works)__.

Last year, as a __(type of activity)__ participant, I was so thrilled to have been able to raise a total of __($)__ with the generous contributions of my sponsors. This year, my aim is to __(break that personal record of mine/become the #1 fundraiser of this event/etc.)__. With that in mind, I am asking you to sponsor me as a __(type of activity)__ participant by contributing __($amount)__.

I would be most grateful to you for your support. You can do this with ease and convenience by __(going online to the secure URL: www……./using the self addressed envelope to mail in your contribution/etc.)__. All donations to __(Name of organization)__ are tax deductible and a tax receipt will be issued immediately upon receipt of your donation.

I thank you in advance for your kind consideration of sponsorship and I remain hopeful that I can count on your support of this worthy cause.