Yesterday I was at a fundraising breakfast. One board member stood at the podium and announced that her company had made a $100,000 pledge.
I was seated at the table of another board member, and everyone else at the table worked for his company. When the pitch was made, he suggested to his employees that, if they want to give, they do it through payroll deduction, because the company would match their gifts.
I thought “This is an organization with momentum.” These board members are going so far beyond donating.
How recently has you sat down with each of your board members to find out how they would like to support your mission? You may be amazed at what you learn.