3 Fail-Proof Ways to Engage Your Board in Fundraising

Do you want your board to help more with fundraising?



You’re the kind of leader who knows that work is easier and more fun when everyone chips in. Besides, you know your board members will enjoy their service more if they get engaged. Plus, you need their help to reach the community. But, do you ever feel unsure of what to do? Do you encounter resistance? Does everyone start looking at their phones or shuffling paper when you mention the topic? You’re not alone, and this video will help by giving you three fool-proof tips on how to get started engaging your board today.

3 Fail-Proof Ways to Engage Your Board in Fundraising Chapters

0:00 Would you like your nonprofit board to be more engaged in fundraising?

0:05 Examples of engagement

0:50 The three fail-proof ways to engage your nonprofit board in fundraising

0:57 What does your board think you mean when you mention fundraising?

1:25 What size steps should you take when you first ask your board to fundraise?

2:03 How can you keep your board moving forward?

2:40 How can you learn more about the CEO’s role with the board and engaging your board in fundraising?

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Watch: How to Recruit Stellar Nonprofit Board Members

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.