Sample donation request letter to a church


  1. Mention the name of the church that will become the recipient of the donation.
  2. Explain a bit about where the donations will go.
  3. Request for a donation and let the donor know that it will contribute a lot to the mission.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

I am writing this request letter on behalf of (name of the church). Over the last couple of years, the church has been providing shelter and food to the homeless people in [location].

Many of them are teens who are currently in need of immediate help. Most of our funds came from the good people in our town who are willingly extending their financial assistance.

We would like to request a donation from your company to help us continue our mission to help others.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -