Start using your free MyNonprofit toolkit to share offers and tell everyone to choose you! Then watch your donations grow as local businesses give back to your school or cause with every purchase.
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Send your message across the interwebs.
Use one of the crafted email templates below to e-share the love. Simply copy and paste the text below into your favorite email system, tailor the info specific to your 501(c)(3), and quickly send an email to all of your supporters!
SUBJECT LINE: Save Local & Earn Donations for (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME)!
We’re excited to earn donations with Go Buy Local! Visit gobuylocal.com or download the app to get the best free local offers from hundreds of Twin Cities shops and restaurants that give back to (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME) with every purchase! It’s easy, just choose us every time you use Go Buy Local offers.
To learn more, visit www.gobuylocal.com.
SUBJECT LINE: You Save, We Earn Donations – Let’s Do This!
Go Buy Local makes it easy to save money and earn donations for (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME)! Visit gobuylocal.com or download the app to get free Go Buy Local offers, choose us every time you shop (and save) at hundreds of local businesses throughout the Twin Cities, and we earn donations – let’s do this!
Learn more about Go Buy Local at www.gobuylocal.com.
>Tip: When sending call-to-action emails, put the most important first, and keep your paragraphs short (2-3 sentences only).
A picture is worth a thousand words… print one of these flyers and send it to your supporters.
You can easily download and print any flyer to send via snail mail (it’s a lost art!) along with your next direct mail piece. Include a print out in your board or school packet, or even attach or paste in a digital copy on your next email newsletter as a reminder to keep showing your 501(c)(3) some love!
>Tip: Ask your board members if they will print out and distribute flyers at their office to encourage more participation for your school or cause. Everyone is looking for a great offer in the community – give them a offer with heart!
Get the word out in your community! Just copy and paste the content in each sample below in text editing program (like Word for example) and tailor to meet your needs.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: (Contact First Name/Last Name)
Phone: (Phone Number)
Email: (Email Address)
(501(c)(3) NAME) Earns Donations with Go Buy Local
(COMMUNITY/STATE) – (DATE) – Thank you for choosing (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME), we’ve already earned (ENTER AMOUNT) in donations with Go Buy Local! Because of you, (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME) will use donations for (NAME PROJECT/PROGRAM DONATION SUPPORTS).
“Go Buy Local makes it easy to save money and earn donations for (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME) plus, they make sure we keep 100% of the donations we earn,” says (501(c)(3) SPOKESPERSON).
Visit gobuylocal.com or download the app to get free local offers, choose us every time you shop (and save) at hundreds of Twin Cities shops and restaurants, and we earn donations – it’s that easy!
Go Buy Local is the real deal – they’ve already generated over $50K in donations for Twin Cities schools and causes to save puppies, build playgrounds, find a cure, and more.
So, next time you get gas, groceries, or great local eats, grab a Go Buy Local offer – it’s savings that truly makes a difference!
Learn more, visit www.gobuylocal.com.
>Tip: Already partnering with a Go Buy Local business partner? Work together on a pitch to local media, sharing your love of Go Buy Local for MyNonprofit.
Make a statement! Choose one of these fabulous posters or banners, print, and hang it.
Choose a banner or poster and then find your community. Select the artwork that your supporters will love and click on it. A file will save to your computer so you can open and print it (or send it to your local printer). Go to www.gobuylocal.com to find local print shops in your town!
Some files are big, so it may take a couple minutes to download to your computer.
>Tip: What they’re saying … “I couldn’t believe how many people asked me about Go Buy Local for MyNonprofit after we put up a banner! People were signing up right from their phones at their favorite business in town. We got great offers that supported our 501(c)(3) and could see all of the donations we earned instantly!”
Add a little pizzazz to your fundraising docs with these images and logos.
With any communication you distribute – email, direct mail, committee agendas, board packets, flyers, annual reports, newsletters, etc., feel free to add some Go Buy Local sparkle to remind supporters how they can show your 501(c)(3) some love!
>Tip: What they’re saying … “We have discussed how successfully this social gifting program has worked for us at every committee meeting. The Go Buy Local logo really seems to keep it top of mind for all of us!”
Thank your supporters for helping you earn money with Go Buy Local for MyNonprofit
Thank You Note
Thank you for choosing (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME), we’ve already earned (ENTER AMOUNT) in donations with Go Buy Local! Because of you, (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME) will use donations for (NAME PROJECT/PROGRAM DONATION SUPPORTS).
Check out the latest offers from Twin Cities businesses you love at www.gobuylocal.com or
download the app, and don’t forget to tell your friends to G O B U Y L O C A L and shop
their heart out for (YOUR 501(c)(3) NAME).
>Tip: If you have a personal story about how this donation helped your school or cause, include it; donors love to know that their dollars really are making a difference.
There’s enough love to go around – we would love to hear your ideas! If you have a fundraising idea, tip, or trick, please let us know. The best ideas will be featured in the toolkit and appear in our email newsletter.