Foundation Website Wins 2018 Gold AVA Digital Award

Washington, DC, April 6, 2018 –The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s (Foundation) website at has been named a winner of a 2018 Gold AVA Digital Award. The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design, and production of digital communication. The Foundation’s website was judged among approximately 2,500 entries from around the world.

The Foundation launched its redesigned website in August 2017. It provides user-friendly resources to connect with donors, academics, students, and stakeholders in the $1 trillion equipment finance industry. The site includes academic programs and research opportunities, as well as simplified download capability for all Foundation Research Library content.

“Our intention in redesigning the Foundation’s website was to reflect our expanded mission and deliver a quality user experience,” said Kelli Nienaber, Foundation Executive Director. “We are very proud to have the site recognized for excellence by digital communications professionals.”

AVA Digital Awards is sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization’s mission fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations.







The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring thoughtful innovation and contributing to the betterment of the equipment leasing and finance industry. The Foundation is funded through charitable individual and corporate donations. Learn more at

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