Business Fundraiser Email Guide


You can use these email templates to reach out to your employees and your business' stakeholders  and spread the word about your fundraiser. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client and add some personal flair to make it your own!


One or two months before Fairfield County's Giving Day:

SUBJECT LINE: Are you ready to be generous? (your company) is ready to impact Fairfield County's Giving Day

Fairfield County's Giving Day is dedicated to unleashing our generosity and supporting more than 400 nonprofits doing the good work to make this community a vibrant place for all. It is the day that our region will come together for Fairfield County's Giving Day and we are so excited to be participating.

IF MATCHING INSERT: Your donations to local nonprofits made on fcgives.org will be boosted by (your company). (your company) is offering bonus dollars as an incentive to give (describe how your matching program works ie: dollar for dollar, up to a certain amount, etc.)

Excited yet? So here’s how can you participate:

  • Find your cause! Visit fcgives.org to explore nonprofits serving our community.
  • Make your gift starting on Feb 27 at 12 AM. Remember to select (your company) when checking out!
  • If so inclined, commit to a nonprofit and become a fundraiser for them. Information about that is also on https://www.fcgives.org/info/fundraisers-toolkit!
  • Mark your calendar! Add to your google, ical, or outlook calendar. Remember to invite your friends!
  • Spread the word! Let your network know about this important (and fun) day and be sure to share who you are supporting. People love hearing that stuff! And don’t forget to use the hashtag #FairfieldCountyGives to join the conversation.

Let’s get giving!

For questions about Fairfield County's Giving Day and how you can get involved, please contact (company contact).

Best regards,

(company contact signature)





One week before Fairfield County's Giving Day:

SUBJECT LINE: Final countdown to Fairfield County's Giving Day!

Just one week (or 24 hours) from today on Feb 27, we will all come together for  Fairfield County's Giving Day and we need YOU to join in the fun and generosity.

Be sure to select (your company) at checkout.

IF MATCHING INSERT: Your donations to local nonprofits will be amplified by (your company) for those 24-hours. (your company) is offering bonus dollars as an incentive to give (describe how your matching program works ie: dollar for dollar, up to a certain amount etc.)

Help (your company) make a difference in our community by giving on Fairfield County's Giving Day AND spread the word! Share your giving story.

Visit fcgives.org to start checking out the local nonprofit organizations participating this year.

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For questions, please contact (company contact).

Best regards,

(company contact signature)



Post - Fairfield County's Giving Day email:

The following email offers an idea of what you can send to employees the next day!

SUBJECT LINE: Look what we did!

Thank you for being a part of the big day, Fairfield County's Giving Day, and helping so many people in the process.

More than ______ employees came together to raise over $________. These important funds will ripple through the area and more importantly change lives. We did that together.

We are so fortunate to have you and thank you for supporting our neighbors and the community.

Thank you for sharing your love, being generous and supporting your cause!

Best regards,

(company contact signature)