Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Give Local York


You can take your Give Local York success to new heights on May 3 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 Give Local York, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Give Local York? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members