1. Be sure they can articulate the problem, your solution, and your successes Share your elevator speech with them Share successes and testimonials on a regular basis 2. Be sure they understand the organization’s needs What is your current fundraising campaign for? Where do your dollars go? 3. Be sure you’ve given them the tools Your ask script Collateral materials, like your ministry resume An ask card for a leave behind Thanks to Gregg Pawlowski, Breathru Fundraising, for his great “Fundraising for Board Members” training class last Saturday. Board representatives of five ministries are now prepared to step forward and help their organization’s sustainability.