Phone Bank Call Scripts


Before Idaho Gives

Purpose of the call: Spreading the word about Idaho Gives, thanking previous donors for their support, and asking them to help make Idaho Gives 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 4th as we participate in the first ever Idaho Gives! We’ll be joining hundreds of other nonprofits

On 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 4th and continue to have a powerful impact on our community and the mission we both support.

Thank you and have a great day!


During Idaho Gives

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 Idaho Gives. I hope you’ll join me in spreading the word about Idaho Gives so that together we can continue to [TIE IN YOUR MISSION AGAIN] and make a difference.

Thank you and have a great day!


After Idaho Gives

Purpose of the call: Thanking donors who gave on Idaho Gives 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 Idaho Gives. 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 Idaho 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!