Fundraising Champion Email Guide


Use these email templates below to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about your fundraiser. Simply copy and paste the text below into the body of your email, fill in the placeholders, and add some personal flair to make it your own. If you would like to use graphics or imagery, those can be downloaded from the online Toolkit.


Before Amplify Austin Day


EMAIL #1

Subject: Join me in Supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME] for Amplify Austin Day
Hi [first_name],

I am excited to announce that I am taking part in this year’s Amplify Austin Day by supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME] as a fundraising champion. My fundraising will help [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)] 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?]

Amplify Austin Day is the biggest giving event in our community! Each year Amplify Austin Day raises millions of dollars for more than 700 local nonprofits across our 7-county Central Texas region. You are joining a powerful movement by contributing to my fundraiser on March 6th - 7th! Check out my fundraising page here to donate now: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting me and [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)]!

EMAIL #2

Subject: I Need Your Help!

Hi [first name],
Amplify Austin Day, is only [X] days away. [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)] is participating this year and I want to support them on March 6th - 7th. I need your help to make a difference! Your contributions can make a big impact on [THOSE WHO ARE IMPACTED BY THE ORGANIZATION(S)].

See how far your donation can go:
[Example - pull from organization’s donation levels if available: $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 make an impact on our local community. Visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support me and [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)]! Thank you!


During Amplify Austin Day

EMAIL #3

Subject: Amplify Austin Day is here! Support [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY Amplify Austin Day kicks off! Now through tomorrow at 6pm is the time to give. My goal is to raise $[YOUR FUNDRAISER GOAL] in support of [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)], but I can’t reach my goal alone.

Please join me in helping [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)] 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(S)] and the difference they make to our community!

Thank you!

EMAIL #4

Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [first_name],
Can you believe Amplify Austin Day is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)], I am proud of my impact as a fundraising champion! I am so thankful for the support of my community throughout this giving celebration - but the giving isn’t over yet! Visit my fundraising page at [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK] and make a contribution to help me reach my goal by 6pm tonight! You can also show your support by sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media! Thank you again!


After Amplify Austin Day

Subject: Thank you

Hi [first_name],

Thank you so much for all of your support during Amplify Austin Day. Because of you, I was able to raise $[AMOUNT THAT YOU RAISED] for [ORGANIZATION NAME(S)]! Together, we made a difference in the lives of [THOSE SERVED BY ORGANIZATION(S)].

You rock!