We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of September.

MillennialsThe 10 Greatest Fundraising Ideas For Schools – “There are many ways that can be used to raise funds for schools. The method chosen will vary depending on how much is to be raised, convenience and the time required for planning. Let us look at a number of ways that can be used for school fund raising exercises.”
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Relationship-Building Secrets for Nonprofit CEOs From One of Today’s Top Networkers – “My colleague (being a social media consultant) agreed with me that most people have become obsessed with the volume of connections and seem to have completely forgotten about focusing on improving the value of those relationships.”
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Three Traits of Millennial-Run Organizations – “Through my experience, and by observing the great work of my peers, I’ve noticed something inherent to the millennial generation that hasn’t garnered much commentary: We build distinct types of organizations.There are three criteria of millennial enterprises (both nonprofit and for-profit) as I see them:”
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Six Unique and Unconventional Fundraising Ideas – “We wanted to show you that there are several ways to think outside the box, and give you a few unconventional ideas that might spark a creative fundraiser for your organization!”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

5 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About Facebook Before 2014

As September draws to a close, it’s a good time to recap what was a busy summer of news, updates and changes out of Facebook. Social marketers and fundraisers will need to understand what it takes to get the highest engagement and the best results out of their Facebook posts, especially as they pursue end-of-year appeals.
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[Free Webinar] How to Use the Fundraising Funnel to Maximize Your Fundraising

Joe Garecht, founder of The Fundraising Authority and author of two books on fundraising, will outline the strategy that has helped him raise over $30 million during his fundraising career. Don’t miss this webinar if you struggle with the ask and overcoming donor objections!
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We hope this monthly collection of nonprofit thought-leadership provides value to you and your organization!

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