Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

  • Duration
    34 Minutes
  • Author
    Sabrina Walker Hernandez
  • Course Level
  • Year Created


Engaging Your Board in Fundraising
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Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

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Board members play a critical role in the fundraising process. It is not just about soliciting or making the ask for donations. There are many roles in the fundraising pathway, and each is equally important to raising money.

You can involve “ALL” of your board members in your fundraising. This session is designed for those ready to stop making excuses and start taking action. It includes action steps, templates, and instructions on how to engage your board.

This content is a work-style session that provides a short video explanation and materials to help you actively work through this topic.

The goal of the engage your board member session is the following:  

  • Understand the importance of the board
  • Understand the board roles in fundraising
  • Understand your role in supporting the board


Video - Engage Your Board Members

Bonus materials:

  • Board Matrix
  • Board Volunteer Recruitment Sites 
  • Sample Post for Board Recruitment 
  • Engage Your Board Action Steps

About your expert:

Sabrina Walker-Hernandez is the President & CEO of Supporting World Hope. She has over 25 years of experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and leadership. One of Sabrina’s greatest successes is that she increased operation revenue from $750,000 to $2.5 million over an 8-year period as well as being responsible for the planning and operations of a $12 million comprehensive capital campaign in the 3rd poorest county in the United States. She has also facilitated numerous workshops with hundreds of nonprofit professionals and is a master trainer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Sabrina is certified in Nonprofit Management by Harvard Business School. 

She is an active community leader and volunteer in Edinburg, Texas where she is based.

Sabrina believes nonprofits enrich our world, and she works in partnership with them to build stronger nonprofit businesses. Nonprofits can achieve long-term success when they have effective leaders, sound strategies, and diversified resources.  

This course is the first step in making you competitive in fundraising which often determines how well, how far, and how long  an organization can run in its race to realize its vision.  

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