Outreach Communication Template

Customize and send this email to colleagues and business contacts whom you believe are good prospects for joining the FPC or leverage this template as a blog/newsletter post.


We are committed to the vision of a world-class payment system where any American can safely and securely pay anyone, anywhere, at any time and with near-immediate funds availability. That is why [YOUR ORGANIZATION NAME] has joined the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC). I am a proud [member or sponsor] of the FPC and strong supporter of its mission to advance ubiquitous faster payments in the United States.

What sets the FPC apart isn’t just what it is going to do, but how it is going to do it. As a principles-based organization, the FPC’s structure, operations and activities are designed to adhere to the fundamental principles of inclusiveness and fairness; flexibility and responsiveness; and transparency in decision making. With already more than 150 members, the FPC is a growing and diverse community that allows safe forums for dialogue across industry segments.

With diverse members at the table from financial institutions to business end-users, the FPC has kicked off a series of work groups to address the issues that are standing in the way of broad faster payments adoption in the United States. Work groups provide a tangible avenue for FPC members to become engaged and lend their expertise. Three of these work groups have already launched and are hard at work to achieve the following:

  • Safety and Security – Promote the adoption of practices for end users and providers to increase trust in faster Supporting high quality end user experiences will increase confidence in and greater adoption of faster payments.
  • Education and Awareness – Develop an educational and awareness program to foster better understanding of faster payments and confidence among providers and end users, ultimately driving toward the industry goal of
  • End User Transparency – Promote strategies, policies, practices and capabilities that provide end users with transparency into what to expect when making faster payments, ultimately bolstering confidence in faster payments which results in greater

It’s a pivotal time in the nation’s payment evolution, and the FPC represents a unique opportunity to be in the driver’s seat as we navigate toward a shared vision of faster payments ubiquity. We need all voices at the table with individuals such as yourself who can bring diverse perspectives, expertise and knowledge to the FPC.

Sound intriguing? Let me know if you’re interested in connecting by phone or in-person to learn more. You can also find more information by visiting our website at FasterPaymentsCouncil.org.

Best wishes, [Member/Sponsor Name]