Guide to Building Board Support


You can take your United We Give success to new heights on Tuesday, November 29th 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 United We Give, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for United We Give? We’ve got you covered!


Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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