Sample Letter for Contributions of $250 or More to NCW
Dear [Mr./Ms./Dr.] [name]:
On behalf of the American Chemical Society (ACS), thank you for the support from [name of individual, company, or foundation] to the [name of section] Local Section to support the National Chemistry Week (NCW) celebration. We received $[amount] on [date].
NCW is the primary vehicle of ACS for promoting public awareness of the positive contributions of chemistry and is held annually in late October. During NCW, thousands of chemists, chemical engineers, teachers, and students across the country volunteer their time, energy, and expertise to bring engaging science-based programs and activities to their communities. The support from [name of individual, company, or foundation] will help the [name of section] Local Section reach out to the local community.
Please keep this letter as a receipt for your gift of [amount]. Contributions to ACS are tax-deductible. ACS is designated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a tax-exempt organization as defined in Section 501(c) (3) of the IRS code. No goods or services were provided in exchange for this charitable contribution to ACS.
Again, thank you for the contribution.
[local section chair or appropriate person]
cc: Manager, ACS Office of Community Activities
Manager, ACS Development Office