Fundraising Email Guide

You can use these email templates to contact your network and spread the word about your favorite campaign. Copy and paste the text below into your email, customize the content, and send! 

Before Give DeKalb County

Subject: Join me in Supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

I am excited to support [ORGANIZATION NAME] during Give DeKalb County as a Fundraising Champion. My fundraising helps [ORGANIZATION NAME] to [OBJECTIVE - take from the organization's story]!

[Fundraiser Story: Why are you supporting this organization? What impact has this organization had on you/your family/your friends?]

Give DeKalb County is [EXPLAIN WHAT Give DeKalb County IS], so join the movement by contributing to my fundraiser on May 2nd! Check out my fundraising page here: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!



Subject: Showing Support Together

Hi [first name],

Give DeKalb County, is only X days away. [ORGANIZATION NAME] is participating in this celebration and I want to support them on May 2nd. Will you help make a difference?

Your contributions have a big impact on [THOSE WHO ARE IMPACTED BY CAMPAIGN]:
[Example - pull from organization’s donation levels:
$25 - Purchases litter for a cat for 6 months
$50 - Feeds a cat for a year
$100 - Vaccinates a cat
$250 - Purchases a room of new cat enclosures]

Together we can [OBJECTIVE]. Visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Thank you,


During Give DeKalb County

Subject: Give DeKalb County is here - Support [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY is the day! It’s May 2nd, so the time to give is now. My goal is to raise $[YOUR FUNDRIASER GOAL] in support of [ORGANIZATION NAME], but I can’t reach my goal alone.

Please join me in helping [ORGANIZATION NAME] to [OBJECTIVE] by visiting my fundraising page at: [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK].

If you’ve already donated, thank you so much for your support! I hope you’ll consider sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media to get the word out about [ORGANIZATION NAME] and the difference they make in our community!

Thank you,


Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [first_name],

Can you believe Give DeKalb County is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [ORGANIZATION NAME], I am so thankful for the support so far. But, the giving isn’t over yet! Visit my fundraising page at [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK] and make a contribution before midnight.

You can also show your support by sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media!

Thanks again,


After Give DeKalb County

Subject: Thank you

Hi [first_name],

Thank you so much for your support during Give DeKalb County. Because of you, I raised $[AMOUNT THAT YOU RAISED] for [ORGANIZATION NAME]! Together, we made a difference in the lives of [THOSE SERVED BY ORGANIZATION].

With Appreciation,