If you are working with a governing Board, a foundation fundraising Board, or a hospital foundation Board there are some basic points to remember as you put together or try to breathe new life into your Board.
Traits of Fundraising Foundation Boards That Are Productive:
Appropriate planning – no plan is a bad idea
Realistic goal setting
Sufficient dedication of resources to meet goals
Board actively participates with staff in the fundraising process
Management and Board equally accountable
Each Board Member Must:
Make the Foundation a #1 giving priority
Make a gift that is personally meaningful
Be willing to help in prospect identification
Act as an advocate for your organization
Participate in the stewardship process
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