Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for El Paso Giving Day


You can take your El Paso Giving Day success to new heights on November 15th 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 El Paso Giving Day, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for El Paso Giving Day? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members