Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Give DeKalb County


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


10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Give DeKalb County Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Give DeKalb County 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 DeKalb County goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Give DeKalb County
  6. On Give DeKalb County update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Give DeKalb County with social sharing and promotion of your participation with their networks
  8. Invite your board members to attend the event at the DeKalb County Community Foundation during Give DeKalb County
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Give DeKalb County donors
  10. Don’t forget to thank your board members for their help and hard work on Give DeKalb County and to celebrate a job well done


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members