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 Sample Fundraising Letter: Church

Are you seeking funding for your church? A number of charitable foundations and trusts have funds earmarked to help churches maintain and expand their facilities. If you're planning to see this type of funding for your place of worship, you'll need an effective fundraising letter.


Dear [Recipient's Name]:


I'm writing to [foundation name] on behalf of [Name] Church. As your organization's guidelines indicate that you offer financial assistance to churches seeking funding for [purpose], I'm writing

to request your assistance.


Our church is in need of [purpose] so that we may continue to fulfill our mission on our community. Church members have raised more than [dollar amount] for this project. The total cost of the project is expected to be [dollar amount].


We are still in need of [dollar amount] to fund the [purpose] we need, and are requesting support from [foundation name] to help fill the gap. We respectfully expect your consideration for financial support for this important project. I will call you next week to discuss your interest. In the meantime, feel free to call me at [phone number]. I look forward to speaking with you soon.







[Name of Event] Participant



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