Guide to Building Board Support


You can take your New York Tech Big Give success to new heights on March 30, 3:25 PM - March 31, 11:59 PM, 2022 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 New York Tech Big Give, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for New York Tech Big Give? We’ve got you covered!


Ten Steps to Board Success:

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

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