Guide to Building Board Support


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


Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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Resources for Your Board Members