Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Palmyra's Great Give success to new heights on September 21st 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 Palmyra's Great Give, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Palmyra's Great Give? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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