To make an appeal of fundraising in front of prospective donors, it is important to make your appeal stand out from the rest and for this purpose, a fundraising cover letter can be framed. This cover letter must state clearly the cause and the kind of funds one is expecting from the recipient of the letter. A sample of a fundraising cover letter is given below:

Sample Fundraising Cover Letter:


Paul Johnson

Vice chairman, Yen Group of companies

Q-678, second floor, Parle tower

Anderson Street, New York, USA

Date: 18th June 2014

Subject: fundraising letter

Dear Mr. Johnson

Being Human is an initiative which was started by me, Ray Jackson and a few of my business associated a few years back to address atrocities against animals. This charitable organization has come a long way since then, thanks to generous donors like your company.  I am writing this letter to you today to make an appeal to donate funds, in any capacity that you can to help us strengthen our cause and take it forward.

We have planned to create animal shelters for street dogs and other pet animals where homeless animals can be sent to by people of the city.  We are conducting a fundraising event on 1st July 2014 to collect funds for creating these shelters and you are cordially invited to it. The event will be held at Green Grounds and will start at 8 am in the morning.

We are looking forward to your presence and participation in the event.

Thanking you

Ray Jackson