Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Big Give Houston

You can take your Big Give Houston success to new heights on November 27th 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 Big Give Houston, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Big Give Houston? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

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

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members