Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Giving is Gorges success to new heights on June 21st by leveraging your board members and their passion for your cause! Organizations with engaged board members raise approximately 2-3 times more than those that don’t involve their board in the planning process. This not only helps you raise more on Giving is Gorges, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Giving is Gorges? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Giving is Gorges Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Giving is Gorges goals
  3. Share regular updates throughout the planning process
  4. Provide your board members with clear opportunities and steps to help your organization reach its Giving is Gorges goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Giving is Gorges
  6. On Giving is Gorges update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Giving is Gorges with matching funds, social sharing, and promotion of your participation with their networks
  8. Invite your board members to attend an in-person event during Giving is Gorges
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Giving is Gorges donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Giving is Gorges and celebrate a job well done

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