Guide to Building Board Support

You can take your Imagining Mental Wellness success to new heights on May 8th 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 Imagining Mental Wellness, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Imagining Mental Wellness? We’ve got you covered!

Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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