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Avalon Dispatch: It’s a big week.

  Dear friends, I send you this letter on the Tuesday between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration. It is quite the juxtaposition, especially this year. I hope you find meaningful ways to mark both occasions, along with everything they represent. On an important fundraising note, Avalon is prepared to respond […]

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DMAW AdVents January 2021: Rethinking Engagement for Remote Teams

Rethinking Engagement for R… by Allison Porter

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Avalon Dispatch 01.12.21

  Dear friends, Last week was difficult, especially for those of us who love DC. I will never forget the chaotic images from the Capitol, which I never imagined possible, or the outrageously incongruent policing. At the same time, everyone on the side of progressive change has cause for celebration: Biden’s certification and Democrats’ Georgia Senate […]

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Nonprofits head into 2021 with year-end boost

Coming off a strong Giving Tuesday, we raced towards the end of the year with a little anxiety. Not only do most nonprofits raise upwards of 40-50% of their online revenue at year end, but given USPS mail delays—some significant—many organizations were looking to rely on digital revenue streams to keep their critical programs moving. […]

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Avalon Dispatch 1.05.21

  Dear friends, Happy new year! I hope that everyone found meaningful ways to enjoy the December holidays, and rest. It was a low-key Christmas here, but I have begun to appreciate the beauty of a quieter schedule. And it is always a treat to spend time with Luca, Alex, and my canine children, Churchill […]

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Avalon Dispatch 12.22.20

  Dear friends, We are at the end of this incredibly challenging year, and I hardly have words for the experience. Suffice it to say that, amid exhaustion, worry, and loss, I also feel immense pride at how we have responded together. The nonprofit sector and our community of fundraisers not only have done the […]

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Protected: Happy Holidays From Avalon Consulting Group!

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