Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Help Them Home success to new heights on April 24th 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 Help Them Home, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Help Them Home? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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