Email Templates

You can use these email templates to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about your favorite campaign. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client, add some personal flair to make it your own, and send!

Sample Emails

Subject: Support our campaign during Hardrockers Give


I am excited to support [CAMPAIGN NAME] during Hardrockers Give. [CAMPAIGN NAME]'s goal is to raise [$XX] so that [OBJECTIVE - take from the campaign's story]! You can make your gift today by visiting

[Personal Story: Why are you supporting this campaign? What impact has this campaign had on you/your family/your friends?]

Hardrockers Give aims to support specific initiatives to help broaden and strengthen the South Dakota Mines Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement community. Crowdfunding gives opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and the South Dakota Mines Center for Alumni Relations & Advancement family to engage with their own interests while furthering the philanthropic endeavors for future generations.

Thank you for supporting me and [CAMPAIGN NAME]!

Subject: Ready to help us reach our goal?


We’re counting down the days to September 1 and Hardrockers Give. We need your help to make our campaign a success, and we’ve included a few easy ways that you can support us.

Share and share alike. Crowdfunding campaigns are successful because of our own networks. Help us grow our network by sending this email to your personal network and ask your friends to do the same.

Be socially (media) active. Use your social media networks: post on Facebook, tweet about Hardrockers Give, and share your love for your particular passion, campus initiative, student group, or team. Ask others to do the same.

Become a fundraising champion. Everyone loves a champion, including us! We really need fundraisers to help drive people to our Hardrockers Give profile during Hardrockers Give. Contact us for more information on how to become a fundraising champion!

Thank you for your support!

Subject: Now's the time!


Hardrockers Give has officially begun, and we are asking you to help us meet the goal for [CAMPAIGN NAME]!

We have a dream to raise [$XX] so that [insert goal here]. With your support, we can get closer to making this dream a reality. Your gift of any amount will help [give specific examples, or insert a sliding scale of what $25, $50, $100 etc can do].

Here’s how you can make a HUGE difference today:

  • Make a gift (link to your Hardrockers Give page!)
  • Spread the word. Text a friend. Forward this email. Post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and share our URL. Oh, and you can also just tell someone in person – that works, too.

Thank you for your support! [CAMPAIGN NAME] can't do this without you!