Fundraise: Resources and Downloads


Donation Request Cards

These double-sided cards fit conveniently in your pocket so you'll always have something handy to give people that displays your fundraising webpage address and reminds them to donate. We've laid the cards out for you on a full page so you can easily print them on your home computer printer or at a local print shop and then cut them out.

Simple instructions on the page explain how you can personalize the cards with the photo of your choice and your fundraising webpage address. Adobe Reader 11 or later is required to use the personalization features built into the cards. Download Adobe Reader here for free.



Fliers

Print the fliers and post them in your school, workplace, church, community center, and other places you frequent to get the word out about your fundraiser and give people a visual reminder to donate.

Simple directions on the fliers explain how you can personalize them with your name and fundraising webpage address and the photo of your choice. Adobe Reader 11 or later is required to use the personalization features built into the fliers. Download Adobe Reader here for free.



Pledge Tracker

Use this form to keep track of who's promised to support you so you can follow up with them to collect their pledges. It can also be used as a record of how much you've raised and a reminder of who to thank for supporting you.



Facebook Cover Photos

Sign in to your Facebook account and replace your cover photo with one of the photos below so your friends are reminded you're fundraising for the Buds to Blossoms program every time they visit your Facebook page.



Fundraising Thermometer

Print the thermometer and post it in your school, workplace, church, community center, and other places you frequent. Then regularly write in the total amount you've raised so your progress motivates your supporters and gives them a visual reminder to donate.

Simple directions on the page explain how you can personalize the thermometer with your name, fundraising webpage address and fundraising goal. The directions don't appear when the page is printed. Adobe Reader 11 or later is required to use the personalization features built into the thermometer. Download Adobe Reader here for free.



Thank You Certificates

Give these certificates to the people who donate to your fundraiser to show your appreciation and encourage them to renew their support.

Adobe Reader 11 or later is required to personalize the certificates with your supporters' names. Download Adobe Reader here for free.



Donation Request Template

Use this template letter to request donations from your contacts. Before you mail or email the letter to people, first edit it to include your personal statement of why it's important to you to join the volunteer program. Also replace the placeholder text in the template with your name and fundraising webpage address and the name of the recipient.



Donation Matching Request Template

Use this template letter to request that your employer or another business sponsor you by matching donations their employees or others make to your fundraiser. Before you mail or email the letter to people, first edit it to include your personal statement of why it's important to you to join the volunteer program. Mention your relationship with the business and remind them how long you've been their employee or customer. Also replace the placeholder text in the template with your name, your fundraising webpage address, the date you intend to collect pledges of matching funds, and the name of the recipient and their business.



Photos You Can Use to Design Your Own Ads

Download this set of fifteen photos from past Buds to Blossoms volunteer programs and use your favorites to make your own fliers, posters, blog and facebook posts, and other fundraising materials.