How to Get Your Board Members to Give and Raise More Money Than Ever Before
Do you wish your board of directors was more enthusiastic and engaged in fundraising?
Would you like to run an annual board giving campaign that raises more money than you ever thought possible?
Is your organization struggling to get board members to introduce you to their friends, hold fundraising events, and serve as effective fundraising ambassadors for your nonprofit?
If so, then I invite you to join us for a brand new class here at The Fundraising Authority… The Board Fundraising Blueprint: How to Motivate and Equip Your Board to Raise More Money Than Ever Before.
This 6-week class, presented by some of the biggest names in nonprofit fundraising, will teach you everything you need to know to break out of your board fundraising rut and develop a board that raises more money, without the stress or hassle.
What’s in the Class?
The Board Fundraising Blueprint: How to Motivate and Equip Your Board to Raise More Money Than Ever Before runs completely online, and all materials will be accessed via the course page.
Here are the class modules you will be unlocking:
Week #1 – The Role of Your Board in Fundraising: Leadership, Not Anxiety (Webinar)
Learn the proper role of your board when it comes to fundraising. It’s not what you (or they) might think. Your board does have an important role when it comes to fundraising, and if the organization doesn’t understand it, you’ll be missing out on new donors, better connections, and increased revenue.
Week #2 – How to Ease Your Board Into Fundraising (Webinar Presented by Vanessa Chase)
Getting your board to give more and raise more isn’t a one-step process. During this webinar, Vanessa Chase shows us how to gently introduce our boards to fundraising and philanthropy, how to turn board members into ambassadors for your organization, and how to give your board fundraising “homework” they will enjoy.
Week #3 – The Annual Board Appeal: Running an Organized and Successful Board Giving Campaign (Webinar Presented by Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE)
During this webinar, renowned fundraising expert Linda Lysakowski will show you the step-by-step process for running a successful board giving campaign. This presentation includes strategies for getting your board committed to the board giving process, and answers questions such as who should make the ask and when is the best time to run an annual board appeal.
Week #4 – Create a Fundraising Action Plan for Your Board Members with a Job For Everyone (Webinar Presented by Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE)
Gail Perry, author of Fired Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action joins us for this webinar to give you a simple and effective plan for creating a strategy that gets every single board member involved in fundraising through a job they are comfortable with. Imagine having a board of directors that is actively engaged in fundraising and happy about it! Gail shows us how…
Week #5 – How to Get Your Board Enthusiastic about Fundraising (Webinar Presented)
Is your board scared, nervous, bored or disinterested when it comes to fundraising? During this webinar, you’ll learn how to ignite your board’s passion for fundraising and get them enthusiastic about the entire process (yes, it can be done!)
Week #6 – You Can Do This! A Webinar to Share With Your Board (Webinar Presented)
You’ve watched the webinars, and now you are ready to get results. This is a special webinar we put together that you can share with your board if you’d like. Or, you can use this webinar to get ideas for your next presentation to your board of directors.
Either way, during this webinar, we speak directly to board members to tell them that successful fundraising (without anxiety, stress or fear) is within their grasp. Then we tell them exactly how to do it. Feel free to share this with your board or paraphrase the content for your next board meeting!
Class materials will arrive at your inbox each week on Monday. Each of the 6 class modules will be presented as webinars. All of the webinars will be pre-recorded so you can watch them at your leisure. You won’t need to be in front of your computer at any set time.
Don’t worry – we’ll include information on how to download the materials and watch the webinars and provide technical support to make sure you can access everything in the class.
Who is This Class For?
The Board Fundraising Blueprint: How to Motivate and Equip Your Board to Raise More Money Than Ever Before is designed for anyone who is working with a nonprofit, and wants to see the board of directors more engaged and enthusiastic about fundraising. This includes Executive Directors, Development Directors, fundraising staff members, board members, and volunteers, as well as nonprofit development consultants.
Whether you are new to fundraising or have been in the trenches for years, this course will show you how to raise more money from and through your board than ever before.
Learn When and Where You Want
One of the best things about this class is that you can watch the webinars from the comfort of your own home or office, at your own convenience. Instead of having to take a day off to go to a seminar or offsite workshop, you can learn everything you need to know about creating a fundraising breakthrough, right where you are.
And – you have lifetime access to the class materials! So even if you can’t go through all of the modules right now, you can watch them when you are ready. There are no tests or quizzes, only solid information that you can review whenever you are ready, with lifetime access to the course pages.
Learn from the Best in the Business
The Board Fundraising Blueprint: How to Motivate and Equip Your Board to Raise More Money Than Ever Before is being presented by some of the most influential voices in nonprofit fundraising, including:
Joe Garecht – Joe is a long-time Fundraising Authority coach with over 20 years of experience. Now, he wants to help your organization achieve a fundraising breakthrough too!
Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE – Gail is the author of Fired Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action and is one of the best-known trainers and consultants in the world when it comes to board fundraising. Gail has worked with hundreds of boards around the world to raise more money and build stronger organizations.
Vanessa Chase – Vanessa is the founder of The Storytelling Nonprofit. She’s been a fundraiser, Development Director and consultant, and knows what it takes to make board members comfortable with raising money. Vanessa works with boards and nonprofits every day to make them better ambassadors and storytellers for their organization.
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE – Linda is the author of Raise More Money from Your Business Community, Capital Campaigns:
Everything You Need to Know, and numerous other books on nonprofit fundraising. She is a well-known fundraising consultant and speaker, and an expert in fundraising strategy and planning.
Have Your Whole Team Participate!
If you have a team of people working with your nonprofit and you’d like them all to participate in this class, there is no extra charge for additional team members. You can give your entire development team, your board of directors or your staff, access to the class, all with just a single course registration. We will send the class materials to as many members of your team as you would like.
Have Questions? Get Answers!
During this class, you’ll have direct access to our fundraising experts to get all of your board fundraising questions answered. Send them your questions about what you are learning and how it applies to your nonprofit, and he will respond with customized advice and counsel.
Your Investment in a Better Fundraising Board for Your Nonprofit
A full-day seminar on how to get your board more engaged in fundraising can cost anywhere from $300-$500 (not including travel expenses), and yet not offer anywhere near the amount or quality of materials that are included with this class…
When you register today, you can participate in the entire class, including all 6 weeks of webinars, plus two bonus items, for an investment of just $77.
What Participants in Our Previous Courses Have Said…
Over the past decade, The Fundraising Authority has taught dozens of courses and webinars that have helped thousands of organizations raise more money. Here’s what some participants in our classes this past year have said:
“Supercharge Your Fundraising is a bargain! It’s been a major source of help this year and [The Fundraising Authority team] is always accessible to respond to specific questions.” – Cathy Galbraith
“I would recommend this course to anyone who is looking to attract major donors to give to their nonprofit, from novice to experienced fundraisers.” – Casey Taylor
“The length of each class was just right and the info was practical and timely for us – we put many of the suggestions into practice immediately!” – Shauna Petchel
To help you achieve an even bigger fundraising breakthrough with your board, everyone who participates in this course will receive the following free bonuses:
Special Bonus #1: How to Recruit Phenomenal Board Members for Your Organization (Written Guide)
Every nonprofit needs fantastic, committed, and enthusiastic board members to lead its fundraising efforts. In this written guide, we lead you through the process of finding and recruiting great new board members for your organization.
Special Bonus #2: How to Get Your Board Members to Refer New Donors to Your Nonprofit (Podcast)
Imagine having a steady stream of new major donor prospects for your organization. Now imagine that your board members are introducing you to those prospects on a daily, monthly, or weekly basis.
It’s possible, and hundreds of nonprofits have harnessed the power of board referrals to raise more money than ever before. In this podcast, we give you his personal strategy for earning more referrals from your board of directors.
Our Guarantee to You
We know The Board Fundraising Blueprint: How to Motivate and Equip Your Board to Raise More Money Than Ever Before is the single best course available on how to supercharge your organization’s board fundraising. Not only will you be satisfied with this course, but you will also recommend it to your colleagues and friends at other organizations.