Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for NH Gives

You can take your NH Gives success to new heights on June 8 - 9, 2021 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 NH Gives, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for NH Gives? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

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

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members