"Corporate Sponsorship Letters for Fundraising"
WI TNT On-line Resources ♦ Please visit www.teamintraining.org/wi for additional fundraising information as well as the material in this guide. This is a password protected page. Go to the left hand column under “Current Participants” Scroll down and click on “Summer 2008 Participants” Enter the passcode: Summer2008 What you will find: General Information on the TNT Program Submitting your funds to Paycor On-line fundraising set-up instructions ALL forms for sending in your donations to Paycor (REQUIRED!!) Fundraising assistnace such as matching gifts, sample letters, etc. Corporate Sponsorship packet Meeting and Event schedule Honored Patient profiles Kick-Off the Season Flyers QUESTIONS? Please call 1-800-261-7399 or your local office -4- Steps to Start Your Fundraising 1. Set up your On-Line Fundraising page (see below). 2. Write your fundraising letters. Make sure you include the URL (address) to your website. 3. Follow up in a few weeks with an email. Make sure to include a link to your website. 4. Place a link to your website in all of your email signatures (people donate more online than with a check). Setting up Your Personsal Fundraising Page on Active.com Online donations are convenient, effective and update to your Paycor account automatically! Here is how you can get started with your online fundraising! How do I set up my online funddraising page? 1. Visit the following Web address: http://www.teamintraining.org/wi/register 2. Follow the instructions on the “Quick Start Guide” on page 7. Many of the questions on the form are similar to the information you provided on the tregistration form. It is important that you complete the information on the online form exactly as you completed the paper version of the registration form. If you are participating in run/walk, please choose the event followed by run. 3. After submitting your form, you will receive an email message from the website with all of the information you’ll need, including your sebsite address, password, and information on how to set up your site. If you ever have any issues with your online site, please feel free to contact the TNT staff, your mentor, or Customer Support at active.com directly at 1-877-228-4881 ext. 2. How successful is online fundraising? -5- Participants who use Online Fundraising, raise an average of 46% more than participants who don’t use their sites. The Team In Training participants of the Wisconsin Chapter raised $1,051,000 last year and 32% of that total was donated online through our TNT Online Fundraising site. The average check donation is $25-$40 and the average online donation is $81. What are some tips to online fundraising? Add your personal web address to your email signature. Personalize your online web page – add a photo! Add stories about the reason you joined TNT, including the story of your personal Honored Teammates or your event Honored Patient. Track your training progress! Send your link out to friends, family and colleagues by email, so they can simply click and donate! Print small cards (business card size) with your web address and information to send with your letters. This allows people to have easy access to your web address, in case they need to bring it to the office to donate online. Set it up right away! The faster you set up online fundraising, the faster you can get started on your fundraising! -6-