FYI Blog

Avalon Dispatch 02.27.2024

This week we honor both Black History Month and Women’s History Month! Read all about it in today’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, along with client news, a best practice for donation pages, advice on embracing change, an out-of-this-world opportunity, and more…   Dear friends, This week we honor both Black History Month and Women’s History Month! I […]

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Avalon Dispatch 02.20.2024

This week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, you will find gratitude, Black trailblazers, advice on the donor journey, donor advised funds, industry events, and more. Read it here!   Dear friends, As I’m sure you know, Valentine’s Day ended on a sad note last Wednesday, with gun violence at a Super Bowl parade in Kansas City. February 14 […]

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Avalon Dispatch 02.13.2024

Happy Lunar New Year! This week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch includes an opportunity to celebrate the Year of the Dragon, a little-known part of civil rights history, benchmarks, an idea to enhance focus, not one but TWO headlines from Sesame Street, and more. Read it here!   Dear friends, Avalon has resumed a normal schedule after our […]

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Avalon Dispatch 02.06.2024

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, you will find resources for Black History Month, “the generous ask,” a growing demand for soft skills, advice on building trust, the importance of using vacation time, and more. Read it here:   Dear friends, February is Black History Month, and we are so proud of the many ways our […]

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Avalon Dispatch 01.30.2024

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, learn how we’re helping our team focus on high-value work. You will also find client success, nonprofit KPIs, growth mindset, a special film screening, and more. Read it here:   Dear friends, Avalon has been on the move, this time traveling west. VPs Lisa Caldwell and Aly Wells, senior account […]

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Avalon Dispatch 01.23.2024

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, we share key themes for Avalon team culture in 2024, the value of a good apology, the building blocks of trust, and the power of simple fundraising copy. Read it here!   Dear friends, Last week was a planning week for Avalon senior leaders. This year, we gathered in Miami […]

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Avalon Dispatch 01.16.2024

In this week’s @AvalonFYI dispatch, you will find a very special object at the Smithsonian, trends in philanthropy, the latest on AI, climate news, the opposite of “FOMO,” and Tetris. Read it here!   Dear friends, I hope you enjoyed the long weekend and found ways to connect to Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. Kudos […]

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