Letter to accompany your financial donation. Sample letter


  1. While writing a letter to the organization to which you are sending a donation, include any information you would like them to know. This information can include details like you have sent the gift in recognition of someone or how you would like them to use it. You can also mention some special requests, such as you want them to add you to their contacts. But it is appropriate to keep it brief.
  2. Tell the reader why you are sending a donation, especially if you are not sending in direct response to a request.
  3. State the amount of the gift.
  4. Mention any restrictions on how they should use it.
  5. Tell the reader whether you want recognition or not.
  6. Express appreciation for the work of the organization. Wish them success for their efforts or restate the reason for sending the gift.


[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],

No words can express how much (name of organization) has helped us during our daughter's struggle with (disease). Your organization has been nothing but a great giver that has helped countless numbers of families by giving them hope for a better future. Now that our daughter is successfully in remission from her disease, we would like to pay your organization back by donating (amount) to your cause.

We hope that our donation would help in making another person's life better and healthier.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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