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Beginning Your Donation Request Letter


The resources in this section discuss various aspects of writing donation request letters. This includes a discussion of the rhetorical situation and standard formatting/style issues. Writing strong donation request letters can increase the likelihood that your target audience will be receptive to your request. 

Contributors:Libby Chernouski
Last Edited: 2015-02-18 05:20:02

Writing a successful donation request letter depends upon understanding the genre and its conventions as well as your unique rhetorical situation.

Donation request letters are written by many people for many different purposes, and yours will have its own unique rhetorical situation. There are a couple things to consider before beginning your writing task:

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