You know that enthusiastic leadership is essential for capital campaign success.
During your campaign the board will need to:
Not every board member is going to feel comfortable doing all of these things. You’re going to need to customize every member’s role to suit their skills and talents.
During a campaign the board represents a puzzle, with every person filling a specific and useful role. The result should be a cohesive whole.
But, where to begin?
At the very beginning of the campaign planning process, before you even commit to launching a campaign, ask your board members how they intend to participate.
We’ve attached a handy-dandy Board Pre-Campaign Survey that cuts straight to the question: what do you intend to do to provide tangible leadership to this campaign effort?
Once everyone’s completed the survey, you can:
Regardless of what the survey results yield, be sure to provide plenty of training, coaching and support to the board throughout a campaign. And don’t forget to celebrate their accomplishments!