Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Fairfield County's Giving Day


You can take your Fairfield County's Giving Day success to new heights on Febuary 28th 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 Fairfield County's 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 Fairfield County's Giving Day? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members