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Volunteer Fundraising Toolkit: The Fund for Providence College

Resources for Providence College volunteers to raise money for the College’s annual fund.

What is The Fund for Providence College?

The Fund for Providence College is PC’s annual fund. It provides funds that can be used immediately and flexibly, giving the College’s leaders the ability to respond to the needs of today’s students. Taken together, these gifts directly strengthen the College’s current fiscal health and have a powerful impact. Donors to The Fund for Providence College may choose to direct their gifts where they’re needed most, or to emergency student support, varsity athletics, or financial aid.

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Logos

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Social Media Images


To download:
1. right click on image (Control+Click on a Mac or Shift+Click on a PC); 2. select ‘save image as…’


Facebook Cover: 

I support the Fund for Providence College Facebook Cover

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Facebook Shared Image: 

I support the Fund for Providence College Facebook Shared

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Twitter in-stream: 

I support the Fund for Providence College Twitter

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Instagram Square: 

I support the Fund for Providence College Instagram Feed

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Snapchat/Instagram Stories:

I support the Fund for Providence College Instagram Stories

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Follow PC on Social Media  

Facebook – Providence College and Providence College Alumni 

Twitter – Providence College and Providence College Alumni 

Instagram – Providence College and Providence College Alumni 

Snapchat – Follow Provcollege

Sample Posts: 

Facebook:

What do I love about Providence College? I love ___. That’s why I support The Fund for Providence College. Join me in giving back to the place that has given us so much to love: givetopc.org.

It’s the Catholic and Dominican values. It’s the whole crowd cheering during athletics events. It’s the hard-working, inquisitive students. That’s what I love. That’s why I give to Providence College. Join me with a gift to PC: givetopc.org.

Twitter: 

What do I love about @providencecol? I love ___. That’s why I support PC. Join me in giving back to the place that has given us so much to love: givetopc.org.

It’s the Catholic and Dominican values. It’s the whole crowd cheering during @PCAthletics events. It’s the hard-working, inquisitive students. That’s why I give to @providencecol. Join me with a gift to PC: givetopc.org.

Instagram: 

What do I love about @provcollege? I love ___. That’s why I support PC. Join me in giving back to the place that has given us so much to love: givetopc.org.

It’s the Catholic and Dominican values. It’s the whole crowd cheering during @PCAthletics events. It’s the hard-working, inquisitive students. That’s what I love. That’s why I give to @provcollege. Join me with a gift to PC: givetopc.org.

Text Language:

Hi [name], this is [your name] a member of the Class of [class year] from Providence College. I’m texting to encourage you to support The Fund for Providence College, because you can truly give to what you love. If you’d like to instantly and positively impact PC students, go to givetopc.org. Thank you!

Sample Call Scripts: 

Introduction

Hello, may I please speak with [first, last name]?

Hi [Mr./Mrs. Last Name], This is [your name]. I’m calling as a volunteer for Providence College, Class of [class year]. How are you?

Make the Connection 

It’s so nice to get the chance to speak with fellow alumni about the College’s growth.

Build a conversation with 1-2 questions.

  • Have you been back to campus recently?
  • Have you attended any PC events recently?
  • Have you stayed up to date with what’s going on at PC?

Updates from the College

It’s been a busy year for the College I’m really excited about the PC’s growth! For example, [Share some key happenings at PC and/or about your class/program. For the most up-to-date PC news, visit news.providence.edu.]

Soliciting a Gift

I’m also calling to ask that you renew your support of The Fund for Providence College today. A gift to this fund is an invaluable and powerful opportunity to give to what you love. Your support guarantees that PC continues its positive trajectory while remaining loyal to its roots. With that in mind, would you consider making a direct impact 0n the lives of PC students with a gift of $[amount]?

If YES

Thank you so much! You can make your gift online at www.givetopc.org.
(If they’re more comfortable donating another way, see the list of Ways to Give)

If NO

Thank you for your consideration/I understand. There are so many other ways to stay involved with PC and I hope we can count on you in the future.

Updating Information

Before I let you go, would you mind letting me know if this is your preferred phone number? Is there a best email to use to contact you in the future?

Close

I appreciate you taking the time to speak with me this evening and for your support of the College. If you have any questions, please reach out. I hope you and your family have a wonderful evening. Thank you!

Sample Email:

Dear {first name},

Hello! As a volunteer with Providence College, I am writing to update you on the College’s incredible growth. There has been a lot going on at PC, and I’m really excited about the College’s future. There is so much to be proud of at PC, and it’s possible because of donors like you.

A gift to The Fund for Providence College is an invaluable and powerful opportunity to give to what you love. When you make your gift, you support the Catholic and Dominican values that unite the campus community, the spirit of the Friar family during every athletics game, and the supportive and hard-working student culture. Most importantly, your support guarantees that PC continues its positive trajectory while remaining loyal to its roots.

You can positively impact the lives of PC students when you make your gift at www.givetopc.org. Thank you for your consideration [and your past support]

Go Friars!
[name]