Online Fundraising Collaborations
Additional Donation Form Items Required:
- Online donors receive an automatically generated thank you email. The Foundation uses
standard language in these emails. Please use the sample letter template below and
provide copy for the capitalized/bold items. Should you wish to make additional changes,
the Foundation will incorporate them at our discretion. Please email Dafna Kapshud (email@example.com) with the auto-generated email information requested below.
[Title] [First Name] [Last Name]
Dear [First Name],
On behalf of [NAME OF DEPARTMENT OR ORGANIZATION] and the Board of Directors of San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation, I would like to express our sincere gratitude for your donation of [Gift Amount] supporting the [FUND NAME] at the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation.
Your generous donation helps to support [COPY ABOUT FUNDRAISING GOALS HERE]. We are grateful for your generosity and hope you take great pride in the important difference that your gift makes. Your support will bring future leaders closer to accomplishing their goals.
Please note, all funds donated to [DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE NAME] are processed through the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation, the fundraising arm of the three colleges of the San Mateo County Community College District. The mission of the SMCCC Foundation is to make sure that quality, affordable higher education is available to every member of our community. Our goal is to develop meaningful and productive relationships to help advance the purpose of supporting scholarships and programs for the San Mateo County Community Colleges District students. The SMCCC Foundation provides funds to meet the most critical needs in order to support students as they prepare for careers, transfer to four-year universities, and pursue lifelong learning goals.
Please keep this written acknowledgement of your donation for your tax records. SMCCCF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax I.D. #94-6133905). Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your donation.
Thank you for your support!
[OPTIONAL: ADD SIGNATURES FROM DEPARTMENTAL/COLLEGE LEADERSHIP]
SMCCCF | 3401 CSM Drive | San Mateo, CA 94402
on your chosen webpage
In addition to the donation form, please include the following language on the page: “Please note, all funds donated to [DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE NAME] are processed through the San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation, the fundraising arm of the three colleges of the San Mateo County Community College District.”
Should you wish the Foundation to host your donation page, please provide a title, photo, and copy for the webpage to Dafna Kapshud at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please note: copy is subject to editing by the Foundation staff.)
An example of a page hosted on the Foundation's website: https://foundation.smccd.edu/california-fires.php
- Please contact Dafna Kapshud at email@example.com with any questions or any changes to your form