Template Email Local Politicians
Below is a template letter/email to send to your local MP asking them to post about your grant on their social media channels.
You could also ask them for a quote for your press release or invite them to your opening event if you are having one. You should be able to find contact details for your MP on their website.
I am getting in touch to share the good news that we have been awarded £xx of National Lottery funding from the BFI to insert details of grant. The funding will mean insert details of what it will enable you to do. I would be extremely grateful if you would help us share the good news with the local community by posting on Twitter? I have included a suggestion below:
Great news that insert your Twitter handle or organisation name has been awarded National Lottery funding to insert details.
Please feel free to share the news on any other channels. If you would like any more information on our organisation and the work we do, or would like to visit the project in action, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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