Sponsorship Request Letter Templates and Samples

What Is a Sponsorship Request Letter?

A Sponsorship Request Letter is a document that contains a request for fundraising and is sent to individuals and entities. The purpose of the request is to offer its recipients encouragement as a reward for their donation. The donation can be made in cash or in other forms, for example, by contributing resources instead of cash.

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Such kinds of letters can be used in different situations. For example, an event organizer can send a Corporate Sponsorship Request Letter to a business and ask them to contribute to the event. The business receives better recognition and the organizers receive the funding they need for the event. Or a sponsorship request can be sent by a sports team in order to receive contributions that will help them to enter competitions, cover the cost of sporting equipment, and other expenses.

In addition to the situations mentioned above, a Sponsorship Request Letter can be sent to recipients from churches, schools, volunteers, goodwill organizations, etc. Check out our library below to download printable Sponsorship Request Letter templates and samples.

Sponsorship Request Letter Types

  1. Generic Sponsorship Request Letter. You may complete this template to reach out to a potential sponsor. Identify yourself, explain the purpose of writing this letter, describe the future event you cannot secure financially at the moment, and politely ask for the recipient's help. Make sure the sponsor understands their promotional material will be advertised at your event and ask them to contact you to discuss the matter further.
  2. Sample Sponsorship Request Letter. Use this document for reference when drafting a request for sponsorship from a person or business that has already worked with you in the past or may be willing to help out a struggling charitable organization or non-profit entity. Include an open invitation for all the representatives of the prospective sponsor in the letter.
  3. Sample Corporate Sponsorship Request Letter. If your goal is to obtain the financial support of a company whose values you consider to be aligned to yours, offer them an opportunity to promote their products and services in exchange for a financial contribution.

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This letter contains a request for fundraising (donations) and can be sent to both individuals and entities alike.

This letter is sent to individuals and entities and contains a request for financial support.

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