Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Greater Helena Gives


You can take your Greater Helena Gives 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 Greater Helena Gives, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Greater Helena Gives? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members