Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H


You can take your Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H success to new heights on October 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 Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your organization’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H? We’ve got you covered!


10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H 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 Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H
  6. On Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H 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 Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H and celebrate a job well done


Resources for Your Organization


Resources for Your Board Members