Johnny Avots-Smith: A Nonprofit Influenced by the Innovation of Silicon Valley

Johnny Avots-Smith, MNA, CFRE is the creator of The Modern Fundraiser Blog and the Director of Development at Letterform Archive. In this podcast we learn about Johnny’s innovative approach to helping donors realize their values through the work of their favorite nonprofits. Johnny is one of top thinkers on connecting relationally with donors and drawing them into the mission of the organization. His podcastinterview contains great insights on building a modern fundraising program and truly understanding/appreciating donors.



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