7+ Free Appreciation Letter Sample & Example


A Sample letter of appreciation carries a sweet gesture of you being thankful for something. Usually, it’s a formal letter that is sent around to people in your workspace for thanking them for the work they have done for you. The workspace requires you to incorporate a level of formal etiquette which should be displayed by every action that follows. These letters can also be sent to people whom you are associated with outside your workspace. These letters are a formal means of communication, and there should be certain rules which should be followed when giving this letter to the recipient concerned. Check out some of these letters which will help you get going conveniently.  

Sample Appreciation Letter for Good Work

Writing an letter requires a certain level of vocabulary which shall make the text look more authentic and more formal.

Here are some examples of words and phrases which can be used.

  • Congratulations!
  • Excellent job!
  • Brilliant job!
  • Outstanding work!
  • Good work, as always.
  • Thanks for getting this done on time and exactly the way I needed it.
  • Thanks for stepping up and helping us with your critical thinking around this project.
  • Well done—and ahead of the deadline too!
  • Thank you for pulling everyone/everything together on such short notice and getting this done.
  • I appreciate you getting this to me so quickly, so I have time to review it and get it ready for tomorrow’s presentation.
  • We are thrilled to have you on our team, and this is the thing why we need you.

These are only some of them. You can insert these words or phrases accordingly to the situation that you are in.

Dear [To whomsoever it may concern],

Thanks for getting this done on time and exactly the way I needed and helping the company achieve its goal on target. Your addition to the team has made a difference in the way we go about the presentation process in this growth process.
You are a valuable addition to the team, and I am sure you will keep up this hard work and be motivated with the same zeal and passion for performing for your and the organization’s growth.

Best of luck.

Thank you.
Regards,

[Your name and designation]

Example of an Appreciation Letter

Given below is a simple sample of an letter that can be sent to the parties concerned. It is most preferable to use your company’s letterhead as that will add to the value that the letter carries. Specify the details such as the recipient’s address and the designation and post of the person who is ending it.

Sample template of this letter:

Dear [Name],
The introduction part of the letter shall start with extending a Thank You to the party concerned for the relationship that you share with them.
State the reasons that you are thankful for like in which way they have helped you out by extending a certain service or giving them a product or helping you in some other way. Describe how it has helped you and what benefits did that particular thing bring to you.
In this paragraph, discuss the possibilities of future engagement with the parties concerned and what further you can do for each other benefits.
Last but not least, thank them again and wish for an everlasting relationship that will reap benefits for both parties. This shall form the closing salutation.

Sincerely,
[Your Details]

Thus, this is a way in which you can write an letter and send it to the parties concerned in your workspace. Let’s take a look at some of the recipient-specific letters with some little anecdotes of what you can write in it.

Thanking an employee for his/her services towards your organization can reap in much benefits in the form of boosted confidence in the employees. It’s the best thing that an employee can receive from his boss. Let’s take a look at a sample letter.

Appreciation letter sample to Employee

From,
Anne Beasley
987-4223 Urna St.
Savannah Illinois 85794
(145) 987-4962
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Griffith Daniels
6818 Eget St.
Tacoma AL 92508

Subject: (********************)

Dear Griffith Daniels,

This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the management of [Company’s Name]. I want to personally thank you for the level of dedication and hard work that you have put in the recent times. It’s only because of your persistence that we were able to achieve such numbers in recent times.
You are a valuable addition to the team, and I am sure you will keep up this hard work and be motivated with the same zeal and passion for performing for your and the organization's growth.

Best of luck.
Thank you.

Regards,
Anne Beasley

This letter can be sent to your boss for thanking him for an opportunity that he/she gave you or for a certain event that recently happened in your office. Let’s take a look at how you can write such letters.

Sample of Appreciation Letter to Boss

From,
Madeline Gregory
977-4841 Ut Ave
Walla Walla Michigan 82776
(304) 506-6314
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Xyla Cash
969-1762 Tincidunt Rd.
Boise CT 35282

Subject: (********************)

Dear Sir,

I am grateful to be working in [Organisation's Name], and the experience has enriched me with great values, and I am looking forward to more such opportunities.
I am thankful to you for selecting for this really important project related to the organization's expansion in the Gulf Countries. I am really excited and looking forward to giving my best in the organization's interest.

Thank You.

Yours sincerely,
Madeline Gregory

This can be an informal letter which can be sent to your friend for any event. Let’s take a look at it.

Appreciation Letter to a Friend

From,
David Mathews
1011 Malesuada Road
Moscow Kentucky 77382
(357) 616-5411
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Hedley Ingram
737-2580 At Street
Independence Texas 87535

Subject: (********************)

Dear Hedley Ingram,

It isn't very often that I say this, but I would like to say something through this letter. Our friendship has intertwined with many ups and downs, but it's the memories that will always be cherished. I want to thank you for throwing that beautiful surprise party at your house on my 20th birthday. I never expected such a thing, and it was so overwhelming to see that.
The party was a total blast for me, and I had a ball. Words can't describe the amazing feeling, and such gestures are the reason why I am friends with you. [You can describe the party].
Again a heartfelt thank you to you and looking forward to rocking more such parties.

Yours lovingly,
David Mathews

Thanking your teacher is the most wonderful thing that you can do. He/she gives you the guidance to step in and face the various rigorous challenges of life. This is another letter which can be a little informal. Let’s see how you can thank this person.

Sample Appreciation Letter to the Teacher

From,
Raymond Levy
Ap #643-7006 Risus St.
Beaumont New Mexico 73585
(715) 912-6931
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Malcolm Long
9291 Proin Road
Lake Charles Maine 11292

Subject: (********************)

Dear Malcolm Long,

Some journeys are not just about the road but the people who are there to walk the road with by either participating in the journey or by pushing us and motivating to walk the road. I want to thank you Sir/Madam for always keeping me motivated to accept the challenges and move forward.
Me scoring 98 in Economics in my twelfth boards have all happened because of your guidance. The way you prepared us and the way you designed our study pattern helped us to cover every topic within time and also revise them. Your practice questions also helped me a lot.
Thank you for preparing us such well for our exams. I hope I get someone to like you as a guide in every walk of my life.

Yours lovingly,
Raymond Levy

Sometimes, you would like to thank a company for their support during an event or for certain project that was undertaken by them which helped your cause.

Here’s a sample for the same.  

Appreciation Letter to a Company

From,
Harrison Mcguire
574-8633 Arcu Street
San Fernando ID 77373
(861) 546-5032
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Sonya Jordan
Ap #443-336 Ullamcorper. Street
Visalia VA 54886

Subject: (********************)

Dear Sonya Jordan,

This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the management of [Your Details]. Our college's fest has always been grand, but this year the euphoria and the atmosphere that was created was on a different scale.
We would exclusively like to thank you for this for the exclusive Lights and Sounds that were provided by your Event Management Team. It added new colours to our fest and drew attention for the various themes that were set for the various events. I on behalf of the Fest Team of our college would like to thank you again for your cooperation and support.

Thank you.

Regards,
Harrison Mcguire

This is a letter to someone whose services you have used, and you are extremely happy with them. Let’s take a look at how you can write to them.

Letter of Appreciation for Services

From,
Castor Richardson
FGH Agency
P.O. Box 902 3472 Ullamcorper Street
Lynchburg DC 29738
(268) 442-2428
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Sonya Jordan
Ap #443-336 Ullamcorper. Street
Visalia VA 54886

Subject: (********************)

Dear Sonya Jordan,

Very less have I come across an agency whose services have been the perfect suited for our organization. Your software services that we opted forgave us the best results and have again brought our dormant systems into life and are fully functional.
The team of experienced engineers were very much supportive and sorted out the problem according to the organization's needs. I would recommend your name to anyone who asks for such services.

Thank you.

Regards,
(Your Signature)
Castor Richardson

This letter is to be sent to a person or an organisation who has rendered your services. You want to thank that person or that organisation for using your services. Let’s take a look at a sample letter for this.

Letter of Appreciation for Services Rendered

From,
Chester Bennett
3476 Aliquet. Ave
Minot AZ 95302
(837) 196-3274
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2019

To,
Wallace Ross
313 Pellentesque Ave
Villa Park Hawaii 43526

Subject: (********************)

Dear Wallace Ross,

Last week we rendered our valuable software services to you, and I would like to state that our engineers were very happy having worked for your organization. Your cooperativeness helped them to work even better and deliver in the best manner possible.
Thank you for using our services and for giving us a chance to add your name to our portfolio. We would like to hear from you as to how to you liked our services, and we are looking forward to more work from your side.

Thank you.

Regards,
Chester Bennett

You might want to thank your vendor for the timely supplies which made it possible for your meet your demands.

Here’s a sample for such a letter.

Appreciation Letter to a Vendor

From,
Bertha Riggs
P.O. Box 206 6639 In St.
Easthampton TN 31626
(791) 239-9057
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2014

To,
Imani Talley
P.O. Box 262 4978 Sit St.
Yigo Massachusetts 50654

Subject: (********************)

Dear Imani Talley,

This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the management of [Your Details]. We want to thank you for the timely supplies of Syska Led Bulbs. These bulbs were in huge demand, and your timely help is making it possible to meet those.
I would again like to thank you for your help and hope that you continue with this cooperation in the future too.

Thank you.

Regards,
Bertha Riggs

This letter can be sent to the church thanking them for creating awareness or for running health camps. This letter can be sent from the local government or organisation in which the church is situated. Let’s take a look at such a letter.

Appreciation letter to the Church

From,
Edward Nieves
928-3313 Vel Av.
Idaho Falls Rhode Island 37232
(802) 668-8240
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2014

To,
Margaret Joseph
P.O. Box 508 3919 Gravida St.
Tamuning Washington 55797

Subject: (********************)

Dear Margaret Joseph,

We want to thank [Church's name] for successfully creating awareness programs for the blood donation camp which was held by us. It helped us to garner donations well above our expectation.
Such a humanitarian act is an added goodwill to the good work that you do for the society. Kindly continue to help us, in the same manner, to help us in doing good humanitarian work for this society.

Thank you.

Regards,
[Local Government or Organisation’s Name]

Sometimes a certain institution’s students might have helped you out for conducting some work.

Let’s see how you can write a letter to them.

Appreciation Letter for Students

From,
Edward Nieves
928-3313 Vel Av.
Idaho Falls Rhode Island 37232
(802) 668-8240
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2014

To,
Margaret Joseph
P.O. Box 508 3919 Gravida St.
Tamuning Washington 55797

Subject: (********************)

Dear Margaret Joseph,

We want to thank the student of [Institution's Name] for helping us in cleaning the Versova Beach and giving our campaign a successful drive by pulling in volunteers for this noble cause. The entire city will be benefitted from this enthusiasm and sense of awareness of yours.
We as an NGO would like to thank you for spreading our awareness campaign is such a manner and helping us achieve our intended goal.  

Thank you.

Regards,
Edward Nieves

NGO’s are that part of the society which does beneficiary work for society for nothing in return.

Let’s see how you can thank these entities.  

Appreciation Letter for NGO Work

From,
Nevada Ware
P.O. Box 597 4156 Tincidunt Ave
Green Bay Indiana 19759
(985) 834-8285
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 06/04/2014

To,
Christian Emerson
P.O. Box 886 4118 Arch St.
Rolling Hills Georgia 92358

Subject: (********************)

Dear Christian Emerson,

On behalf of the entire Sastri Nagar Society, I would like to thank you for carrying out the cleanliness drive along the perimeters of our society. It had become a matter of concern for us with the stench and the various diseases that the entire waste was associated with.
Thank you for showing concern into this grave matter and getting it done.

Thank you.

Regards,
Nevada Ware

This can be sent by the receiver of scholarship which he receives for the good marks during his learning days. Let’s see how you can thank them if you receive one.

Letter of Appreciation for Scholarship

From,
Rebecca Chambers
P.O. Box 813 5982 Sit Ave
Liberal Vermont 51324
(455) 430-0989
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 11/04/2014

To,
Sheila Mcintosh
P.O. Box 360 4407 Et Rd.
Santa Monica FL 30309

Subject: (********************)

Dear Sheila Mcintosh,

I am honored to receive the prestigious [Scholarship’s name]. This scholarship will help me to explore more in my field. [Explain more how the scholarship will benefit you].
This scholarship will give me a boost in my further endeavors.

Thank you.

Regards,
Rebecca Chambers

This letter is sent to an organization or a person in particular who wishes to give you funds for your event. Let’s take a look at how you can thank them.

Letter of Appreciation for Sponsorship

From,
Hilda Haynes
778-9383 Suspendisse Av.
Weirton IN 93479
(326) 677-3419
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 11/04/2014

To,
Adria Russell
414-7533 Non-Rd.
Miami Beach North Dakota 58563

Subject: (********************)

Dear Adria Russell,

We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to you for sponsoring [event's name]. We like the way you came forward and took this step to provide us with funds.
[More details about the event and how the sponsor will benefit].

I hope that you will continue with this association that we have for future events as well.

Thank you.

Regards,
Hilda Haynes

This letter can be formal or informal and can be sent to someone who lent his time and efforts for you to help you in doing something. Let’s see how you can thank such persons

Letter of Appreciation for Support

From,
Lillith Daniel
935-1670 Neque. St.
Centennial Delaware 48432
(387) 142-9434
abcxyz001@gmail.com

Date: 11/04/2014

To,
Noelle Adams
6351 Fringilla Avenue
Gardena Colorado 37547

Subject: (********************)

Dear Noelle Adams,

I want to thank you for lending a helping hand in making my notes and submitting them to the teacher in time. I was absent for many days due to malaria, but you gave the meal your notes and also helped me clear my doubts regarding some of the topics along with the project that we have to submit tomorrow.
I am blessed to have got such a friend and a classmate like you. I hope I can repay in any manner possible.

Thank you.  

Yours lovingly,
Lillith Daniel

These letters are important because it creates a support for your future situations or events because saying a “Thank You” is as important as doing something good for someone.

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