Yes, it’s the Board’s role to make sure that the organization it serves can achieve its goals. The programs and services offered must align with the organization’s resources: financial, human and material. Ensuring adequate financial resources can seem daunting for many Board members. Only too often the fundraising responsibility is delegated to the management team or outsourced, but Board members can also help. A well-planned strategy shared by Board and Staff can go a long way in providing the financial resources required for success and sustainability.
Nell Edgington from Social Velocity offers 9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money Without Fundraising. Check it out! http://www.socialvelocity.net/2012/01/9-ways-board-members-can-raise-money-without-fundraising/