Fundraisers should tap into young people's desire for experiences
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Fundraisers should tap into young people's desire for experiences

22 Sep 2016

Young consumers are over ‘stuff’ and want experiences, says Laura Croudace. She explores opportunities for charities in harnessing millennials’ enthusiasm for doing things, rather than buying things.

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Rob Wilson: 'For a few days I wasn't sure if my department was coming with me'

Rob Wilson talks to Kirsty Weakley about his department’s recent move to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and charities’ role in the new political climate.

How to understand the cloud

The ‘cloud’ can be hard to pin down. But while it has been around for some time, there remains confusion about what it is, and how it can be used. Robin Fisk says that the virtual white fluffy stuff can be incredibly valuable to charities.

Vicki Kennedy: 'I have some sympathy with Lord Grade's "chug-off" perspective'

This year Vicki Kennedy left her role as director of the promotions unit at the National Lottery to take on the new role of director of fundraising and external relations at Young Epilepsy. She talks about the transition from gamekeeper to poacher.

The ways in which grantmakers make funds available to charity needs to change, but how?

Grantmakers have recently come under fire for being unresponsive to charity needs. David Ainsworth looks at the criticism, and suggests some solutions.

Can't touch this: Cancer Research UK's World Cancer Day

As contactless payment technology becomes the norm, we look at two charities that are testing its value: Blue Cross and Cancer Research UK.

Can't touch this: Tap dogs – Blue Cross’s contactless dog coat initiative

As contactless payment technology becomes the norm, we look at two charities that are testing its value: Blue Cross and Cancer Research UK.

A look at five years of the Health Lottery

The Health Lottery has been the subject of controversy since its launch in September 2011. To mark its five-year anniversary, Hugh Radojev looks at what impact it has had on both the National Lottery and wider society lottery sector.

Have legacy fundraisers banked too much on the baby boomers?

The latest market insights suggest that legacies are now worth almost £2.5bn to charities across the UK. But this is no time for complacency, say Stephen Cotterill and director of Remember A Charity Rob Cope.

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