Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for NEPA Gives


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


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members