Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for The Panhandle Gives


You can take your The Panhandle Gives success to new heights on Nov 23 - Dec 1 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 The Panhandle Gives, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for The Panhandle Gives? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members