Phone Bank Call Scripts


Before Giving is Gorges

Purpose of the call: Spreading the word about Giving is Gorges, thanking previous donors for their support, and asking them to help make Giving is Gorges a success.

Hi ________,

My name is ___________, and I currently serve on the board of [ORG NAME] and I just wanted to thank you so much for your past and present support. Because of supporters like you we have been able to [IMPACT OF A DONATION TO YOUR ORGANIZATION].

I wanted to let you know about an exciting day for [ORG NAME] on May 20th as we participate in Giving is Gorges! We’ll be joining hundreds of other nonprofits celebrating the philanthropy of Tompkins County area.

On that day we’ll be celebrating the impact of [ORG NAME] on our community, something that would not be possible without contributors like you. I hope that you’ll support us on May 20th and continue to have a powerful impact on our community and the mission we both support.

Thank you and have a great day!


During Giving is Gorges

Purpose of the call: Asking for pledges and thanking past donors for supporting your cause and community. Today is a celebration of their support!

Hi ________,

My name is ___________, and I currently serve on the board of [ORG NAME] and I just wanted to thank you so much for supporting our mission to [YOUR MISSION]. Today we are celebrating the impact that [ORG NAME] has on our community by participating in Giving is Gorges. I hope you’ll join me in spreading the word about Giving is Gorges so that together we can continue to [TIE IN YOUR MISSION AGAIN] and make a difference.

Thank you and have a great day!


After Giving is Gorges

Purpose of the call: Thanking donors who gave on Giving is Gorges and inviting major donors to participate further in your organization.

Hi ________,

My name is ___________, and I currently serve on the board of [ORG NAME] and I just wanted to thank you so much for supporting our cause on Giving is Gorges. In just 24 hours we were able to raise [X AMOUNT] for [ORG NAME]. That means that we can [IMPACT OF DOLLARS RAISED]. Thank you again for showing your Tompkins County area COMMUNITY] pride and helping us make a difference. I hope you’ll join us for [UPCOMING EVENT OR OPPORTUNITY]

Thank you and have a great day!