ABOUT AVALON CONSULTING

Industry Recognition

Since 1997, Avalon has partnered with progressive nonprofits and campaigns to raise millions of dollars to achieve their visions. We have helped small organizations grow and leading organizations reach new heights, and we’ve won awards for our groundbreaking work along the way.

Avalon has been recognized for:

 

Visionary Leadership

Allison Porter, Avalon’s co-founder and president, was honored by the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW) to join its distinguished Hall of Leaders, which recognizes extraordinary contributions to the DMAW and to the direct marketing industry over the course of a career.

Valued Employees

Our culture of staff engagement and strong benefits earned Avalon an Inc. Magazine Best Workplaces 2017 Award.

Integrity

We are proud to be a winner at the National Capital Business Ethics Awards.

Marketing Excellence

Avalon has won a total of 22 MAXI awards from the DMAW. See below for more details.

Client/Campaign

Campaign Type

Category

YEAR

National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) – June Three-envelope Appeal Campaign Direct Mail Special Appeal 2017
Friends of the Smithsonian (FoS) – May Telemarketing Appeal Campaign Telemarketing Special Appeal 2017
Farm Sanctuary – Hudson Valley Rescue Campaign Campaign Multi-Channel Special Appeal 2016
Farm Sanctuary – Sustainer Email Invitation and Upgrade Campaign Multi-Channel Monthly Giving 2016
National Museum of the American Indian –  Dispelling Stereotypes Acquisition Campagin Direct Mail Acquisition 2014
National Trust for Historic Preservation – March Notecard Appeal Campaign Direct Mail Special Appeal 2014
National Museum of the American Indian – NMAI eRenewals Series Digital Media Renewals 2013
Farm Sanctuary – Cattaraugus Emergency Rescue Email Series Digital Media Special Appeal 2013
League of Women Voters – LWV August Voter Protection Action Plan Appeal Direct Mail Special Appeal 2013
League of Women Voters – LWV Voter Protection Acquisition Direct Mail Workhorse 2013
The Trustees of Reservations (now known as “The Trustees”) – e-Renewal Series Digital Media Renewals 2013
Farm Sanctuary – November Acquisition – They Called Him Trash Package Direct Mail Acquisition 2012
League of Women Voters – LWV Leaders for Democracy Invite Campaign Multi-Channel Special Appeal 2012
Galapagos Conservancy – March 2011 Tsunami Urgent Gram Appeal Multi-Channel Special Appeal 2012
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – KC February 2011 Reinstatement Telemarketing Telemarketing Reinstatement/Lapsed 2012
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Kennedy Center Card Appeal Workhorse Special Appeal 2011
Galapagos Conservancy – HI$ Tortoise Photo Appeal Direct Mail Special Appeal 2011
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Ticket Priority Acquisition Test Package Direct Mail Acquisition 2010
League of Women Voters Health Care Survey Direct Mail Special Appeal 2010
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence –  July Urgentgram Appeal Direct Mail Special Appeal 2009
Farm Sanctuary – Midwest Pig Rescue Campaign Integrated Special Appeal 2009
James Smithson Society – Upgrade TM and DM Integrated Major Donors ($1000 +) 2008
Capital Hospice – Patient Care Fund Campaign Nonprofit Fundraising Year-end; Follow-Up Appeal 2006
Jane Goodall Institue – Adopt a Chimp Appeal Nonprofit Fundraising Direct Mail 2004
Charles Darwin Foundation – Galapagos Ambassadors Nonprofit Fundraising Big Idea 2000

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Avalon Consulting Group, Inc.
202-429-6080
805 15th Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

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