Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for The Great Give®


You can take your The Great Give® success to new heights on May 1-2 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 The Great Give®, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for The Great Give®? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members