This article provides best practices for crafting the perfect donor thank-you email. It outlines the importance of saying thank you multiple times throughout the year and tailoring the message for different types of donations. It focuses on basic email marketing guidelines such as sending emails from the official account and keeping the subject line short and direct. It also encourages personalizing the message, providing a way for donors to connect with the organization, and including a call to action. Ideas for saying thank you for particular occasions, such as one-time, recurring, and holiday donations, are provided, as well as excellent examples of donor thank-you emails.
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The perfect donor thank-you email is an art form. You want to sincerely thank the donor, justify their contribution, acknowledge the gift for tax purposes, and establish or continue a long-term relationship. Oh, and you want to do everything succinctly without sacrificing either brevity or content. Thank-yous are vital to nonprofit marketing. A generic form
The Perfect Donor Thank You Email was originally published on Constant Contact