Guide to Getting Your Board On Board for Embrace a Stream

You can take your Embrace a Stream success to new heights on November 4 - 10 by leveraging your board members and their passion for your cause! Chapters 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 Embrace a Stream, but paves the way towards a stronger relationship with your chapter’s board members. So how can you get your board excited for Embrace a Stream? We’ve got you covered!

10 Steps to Board Success:

  1. Have a Embrace a Stream Kickoff at your next board meeting
  2. Include your board in your Embrace a Stream goals
  3. Share regular updates throughout the planning process
  4. Provide your board members with clear opportunities and steps to help your chapter reach its Embrace a Stream goals
  5. Leverage your board members as Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers to help raise more and expand your reach on Embrace a Stream
  6. On Embrace a Stream update your board on your progress from beginning to end
  7. Encourage your board members to support you on Embrace a Stream 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 Embrace a Stream
  9. Ask your board members to help you personally thank and steward your Embrace a Stream donors
  10. Don’t forget “Thank You” to your board members for their help and hard work on Embrace a Stream and celebrate a job well done

Resources for Your Chapter

Resources for Your Board Members