February 2, 2021

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?

More Resources

Watch: How to Recruit Stellar Nonprofit Board Members

Read: How to Help Your Board to Take Smart Risks

For more answers, explore Karen’s Nonprofit CEO Library.

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.


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