Fundraising Champion Email Guide


You can use these email templates to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about #ICGivingDay. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client, fill in the placeholders, and add some personal flair to make it your own!


Before Ithaca College Giving Day

Subject: Join me in Supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

I am excited to announce that I am supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME] during Ithaca College Giving Day by taking on the role of a fundraising champion. My fundraising will help [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?]

Ithaca College Giving Day is a 24-hour online giving event celebrating the entire IC community, so join me by contributing to my fundraiser on May 4! Check out my page here: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]! #ICGivingDay

Subject: I Need Your Help!

Hi [first name],

Ithaca College Giving Day, is only X days away. [ORGANIZATION NAME] is participating in this celebration and I want to support them on May 4. I need your help to make a difference!

Your gift can make a big impact on [THOSE WHO ARE IMPACTED BY CAMPAIGN]. Together we can [OBJECTIVE]. Visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Thank you! #ICGivingDay


During Ithaca College Giving Day

Subject: Ithaca College Giving Day is here - Support [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY is the day! It’s May 4, 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 made a gift, 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 to our community. (Don't forget to use #ICGivingDay if you do!)

Thank you!

Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [first_name],

Can you believe Ithaca College Giving Day is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [ORGANIZATION NAME], I am proud of my impact as a fundraising champion!

I am so thankful for the support of my community throughout this giving day, but it isn’t over just yet! Visit my fundraising page at [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK] and make a gift to help me reach my goal.

You can also show your support by sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media! (If you do, don't forget to use #ICGivingDay!)

Thank you again!


After Ithaca College Giving Day

Subject: Thank you

Hi [first_name],

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

You rock!