Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Great Camp Give success to new heights on Oct 18 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 Great Camp Give, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Great Camp Give? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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