Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for #NightWithoutABed

You can take your campaign success to new heights on June 20th 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 Night Without a Bed, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Night Without a Bed? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a campaign Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your campaign 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 campaign goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach during the campaign
  6. During the campaign update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Night Without a Bed with matching funds, social sharing, and promotion of your participation with their networks
  8. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your campaign donors
  9. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Night Without a Bed and celebrate a job well done