School Fundraising Letter


The essential element to conduct a prosperous fundraising campaign is to write a fine School Fundraising Letter. A fundraising campaign is an event or an activity organized by institutions such as schools, non-profit organizations or business organizations or even proficient people. A School Fundraising Letter is authored by an authoritative figure of a particular school to a fundraising organization or person to request funds for an event.

A School Fundraising Letter should be formed into three convenient paragraphs. The introductory paragraph should begin with a brief introduction of the school. The second paragraph of the letter should state the reason for writing the letter and the necessary details of the event for which the funds are being requested should also be mentioned. The letter should be concluded by thanking the reader for his or her time. It is a formal letter and the tone of the letter should be kept humble throughout.

Sample Letter

The following is a sample of a School Fundraising Letter


Rajat Bhushan


Chennai School of Social Work,

Chettinad House,

Rajah Annamalaipuram, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu-600028

April 13, 2017


Siddharth Jain


Action Aid India,

212, Avvai Shanmugam Salai,

Pudupet, Gopalapuram, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu-600086

Subject: 2017 Varanasi Earthquake Relief Fundraiser Event

Dear Mr. Siddharth Jain,

We take pleasure to announce to you that our school, Chennai School of Social Work, is gradually progressing and helping nearly 400,000 underprivileged children to have access to education and live a quality life ahead in the future.

As you would know, our school covers not only education but healthcare, empowerment and disaster aid relief as well. Therefore, in view of the recent earthquake at Varanasi, which occurred on march 29, 2017, we have decided to organize Varanasi Earthquake Relief Fundraiser Event. The event shall be held in the school ground on 22 April 2017 at 12.00 p.m. Apart from the fundraising event, the program shall also be accompanied by various stalls put up by our efficient students. All the funds generated through the activities shall be donated sincerely for the relief of the 2017 Varanasi Earthquake victims. Also, donation in the form of kind as well shall be accepted.

Hence, we make a humble request to you to be a part of the program and contribute, in any form as per your convenience, for aiding the victims. Support of organizations such as yours shall be extremely helpful to make the event a successful one.

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,

Rajat Bhushan


Chennai School of Social Work

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