Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Giving Day 2021

You can take your Giving Day 2021 success to new heights on May 5th 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 Day 2021, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Giving Day 2021? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Giving Day 2021 Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Giving Day 2021 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 Day 2021 goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Giving Day 2021
  6. On Giving Day 2021 update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Giving Day 2021 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 Day 2021
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Giving Day 2021 donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Giving Day 2021 and celebrate a job well done

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members