Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for 1BurkeGives

You can take your 1BurkeGives success to new heights on December 1 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 1BurkeGives, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for 1BurkeGives? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

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

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members