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Sample Materials

Sample Give Local Email Templates

Email Template 1:

Subject: Be part of Give Local 2018!

Dear [Insert Name],

From October 31 through November 20 [Insert Your Organization] is joining more than 75 nonprofits in raising money to help make the South Puget Sound a stronger, more vibrant community for all.

[insert story or description of your Give Local project that these donations will help fund. You can also add a photo here].

Three ways you can help:

  1. Mark your calendars for October 31, 2018 and bookmark this giving link: [insert the direct link to your Give Local campaign page here]
  2. Please make a donation to support us during Give Local from October 31 through November 20.
  3. Help us spread the word! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter [include your organization’s social media handles]. Follow the hashtags #GiveLocalSPS and #GiveWhereYouLive.

Sincerely,

[Signature]

Email Template 2:

Subject: Give Local Starts Today!

Dear [Insert Name],

From October 31 through November 20, [insert your organization’s name] is participating in Give Local South Puget Sound. Your donation will go a long way in helping us [insert program goals/value proposition]. Plus a $100,000 Incentive Fund will make your dollar go even further to support [your organization’s cause]!

We hope you will Give Local and support us [insert your Give Local campaign page link here].

Sincerely,

[Signature]

Email Template 3:

Subject: Give Local and Help Us Reach Our Goal

Dear [Insert Name],

Give Local South Puget Sound is happening now! Will you join in supporting [insert your organization name and the direct link to your Give Local campaign page]?  

We have a goal to have/raise [insert number of donors/insert number of dollars]. Please help us reach our goal by donating [suggested donation amount] or more on [insert Give Local profile page link], and by asking your family and friends to donate too!

We appreciate your help in [insert short mission/program goal] today.

Sincerely,

[Signature]

Email Template 4:

Subject: Support [insert organization’s name] on Give Local!

The South Puget Sound’s celebration of local giving, Give Local, is taking place on Wednesday, October 31 through Tuesday, November 20, 2018. On this day, thousands of people come together to support nonprofits like ours. When you donate to [name], you’re helping us [mission/cause/achievement]. Our program is the only [what makes you organization unique and important].

Please help us reach our goal of [dollar amount, number of donations, etc.]. Thanks to the $100,000 Incentive Fund from the Dawkins Charitable Trust, your donation goes further during Give Local. To donate to us through Give Local, go to [insert link to your Give Local donation page].

Sincerely,

[Signature]

Email Template 5:

Subject: Your Donation Goes Further during Give Local!

Please give where you live and support us during Give Local, Wednesday, October 31 through Tuesday, November 20, 2018! This three-week movement is a chance to increase the value of your donation, thanks to the $100,000 Incentive Fund which increases the value of every dollar donated proportionally.

For example, if we receive 10 percent of the total donations made during Give Local, we will receive 10 percent of the $100,000 Incentive Fund (up to $7,500).

To donate to us during Give Local, go to [insert link to your Give Local donation

page].

Sincerely,

[Signature]