Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Avenues for Hope


You can take your Avenues for Hope success to new heights on Dec 12th - 31st 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 Avenues for Hope, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Avenues for Hope? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

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


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members