Board Engagement

Below is the start of suggestions and videos from your fellow nonprofits on how to engage your board.  If you have successful tactics you'd like to share, please email to and we will post on this page (can be text or a video).  All those that participate will get some 401Gives swag!

Trainings on Building Board Support

Check out the Board Support page on 401Gives that offers tips to engage your board. It includes:

Sample Board Responsibilities

Board Kick-Off Ideas

401Gives Nonprofit suggestions:

Hear from Caroline Gangji from Village Common Rhode Island on how they engage the board!

"We ask our President and Board of Directors to provide a matching gift amount for 401Gives.  Our donors appreciate that their gifts are doubled and it encourages supporters to give in order to meet the matching gift goal".  Stephanie Patten, RISPAC

GiveGab Blogs:

Don't forget to also check out the GiveGab Blogs on engaging board:

Engage your board in 3 simple steps

Engage Board Members on Giving Days