Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Give Big Gallatin Valley success to new heights on May 4th - 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 Give Big Gallatin Valley, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Give Big Gallatin Valley? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

Resources for Your Organization

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Resources for Your Board Members