Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Night Without A Bed

You can take your Night Without A Bed success to new heights on June 26 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 Night Without A Bed, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Night Without A Bed? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Night Without A Bed Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Night Without A Bed 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 Night Without A Bed goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Night Without A Bed
  6. On Night Without A Bed update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Night Without A Bed 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 Night Without A Bed
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Night Without A Bed donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Night Without A Bed and celebrate a job well done

Resources for Your Organization

Resources for Your Board Members