Fundraising Resources: Sample Donor Thank You Messages

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Fundraising Resources: Sample Donor Thank You Messages

Does your organization regularly launch donation campaigns to support your cause? Has someone close to you, a family member or a colleague made a donation to you because they appreciate your approach? Do your donors always come through for your mission?

Now it’s up to you to thank them for their gesture… what is a quick (and convenient) method to do so? Writing a thank you note of course is the best way to thank someone. Thank-you notes can be handwritten, typed, or emailed, depending on preference and circumstance.
You can share it on social media, as a text message and also make it a part of your email campaign.
But finding the right words is not always easy. But for that, we are here to help you !

Here are some fundraising templates/ donor thank you sample messages done right to help you get started.

Please feel free to replace the test with your own organization, mission, campaign details.

Thank someone who made a donation

Sir/ Ma’am
Your donation touched us a lot and we thank you very much for this gesture. It will allow us to bring [a better quality of life to our patients who will be able], thanks to your donation and other donations from people around the world, to benefit from equipment adapted to their situation.

Please accept our deepest thanks.
Organization stamp/ name and date

Thank someone for their message and donation

Madam, Sir
Your message gave us the greatest pleasure and we are happy that you understand our situation so well.
Your donation along with this message also brings us a lot of hope and we thank you very much.
It is with great joy that the beneficiaries received this gift and they join us in saying Thank you.

With all our thanks, please accept the expression of our respectful sentiments.

Sender Name

Thank a company for a donation

Dear Madam/Sir,
We have received the check for $XYZ sent by the company ABC for the benefit of our nonprofit/ church, and we thank you for it.

[Our organization which has given itself the mission of participating in the education of young children in certain regions of Asia will use your donation in the best possible way.
We can already tell you with certainty that your donation will equip 2 complete schools with equipment.]

We thank you very warmly for this gesture and we will not fail to send you each year-end the financial report of our program intended for all generous donors so that you can follow, in the most complete transparency, the various actions of our organization

While thanking you for your donation, please accept, Madam, Sir, the expression of my best feelings.

Thank you for a donation to an association

We would like to say thank you for your gift and your contribution to our association.
Thanks to you, we will be able to offer our beneficiaries everything they need.

It is with people like you that we can support more and more people every year and allow them to live a better life.

We thank you with all our heart and will not fail to communicate the annual report that we send to all our generous donors.
Thank you again for your generosity.

Name & Signature
President of the XYZ association

Thank you for donation made to an association that helps the disabled

Currently the XYZ association guarantees support for beneficiaries to enable them to live an almost normal life despite their disability.
It is thanks to people like you that this support is possible and we thank you very much.

We will send you, as soon as possible, the report of our operational activities for the current year.

On behalf of the entire team of the XYZ association, I would like to thank you for your financial support and ask you to believe, Sir, in the assurance of the best feelings.

My sincere appreciation/gratitude/thanks.
President of the XYZ association

Thank you for a donation – starting a project

Dear donor,
This week, thanks to your help and your great generosity, we were able to collect enough funds to be able to implement our project.
It is therefore a happy moment and we are more motivated than ever that we are starting the first phase of work which will, as you know, help hundreds of people in need and give them a little hope.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for this beautiful project that you have just made possible thanks to your donations. We would never have been able to get to where we are today without your generous donations.

Thank you very much
Name & Signature
President of the association

Thank you following a donation of money

Mr. ABC,
We wanted to thank you for your great generosity.
The money from your donation will allow us to finance a number of equipment and we are very grateful to you.
We will be sure to keep you informed of what your donation has enabled us to achieve.

Thank you very much for your support.
The Director of Association ABC.

If you would like to see more templates and some great thank you posts in action, here’s our free ebook for nonprofits. We believe a message of thanks always goes a long way and is a key for donor retention. Our guide is handy, has great visuals and some additional tips for effective and heartfelt thank you notes.

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