Best of the blogs: targeting young volunteers, the Health Lottery, using online prospects and what fundraisers can learn from The Muppets movie

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

Volunteer managers need to target young people and offer opportunities that are right for them and for beneficiaries, says Samantha Sparrow, knowledge and innovation manager at vInspired.

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Cathy Sullivan, the chief executive of Fundraising Initiatives, asks if charities are right to oppose Richard Desmond’s Health Lottery and wonders if they should forget about the person involved and think of the money.

Read Sullivan’s blog

Don’t start with ‘cold’ prospects for online fundraising when you’ve got slightly warmer people to focus on, says Jonathon Grapsas.

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Fundraising expert Craig Linton says there are five surprising fundraising lessons that can be learnt from The Muppets movie, including overcoming setbacks and failures, and using emotional intelligence to get what you want.

Read Linton’s blog

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