Aspen Academy for Healthcare Philanthropy
April 22-25, 2018
East Lansing, MI


The Aspen Academy for Healthcare Philanthropy was first held in 1974 as a comprehensive training program exclusively for clients of Hillary Lyons Associates and is now open both client and non-client organizations.  

Development officers, health care administrators, and community leaders from organizations throughout the United States have taken advantage of the opportunity to attend this energizing program.  Whether one comes as a newcomer to the field or as a seasoned professional, the Aspen Academy offers unsurpassed training on operating a successful development program.

Attendance is limited, allowing for the opportunity to develop a detailed 12-month plan of action specifically tailored to your individual organization.

The Aspen Academy will provide you with:
  • A practical, step-by-step approach to establishing a successful development program
  • The opportunity to build and present an effective case statement
  • Detailed program approaches and samples
  • Individual counseling for your own program
  • A chance to exchange ideas and successes with development professionals from across the country
  • Training by an accomplished faculty with over 100 combined years of professional, hands-on development experience
  • A twelve-month Plan of Action designed for your organization

Aspen Academy Agenda:
Sunday, April 22
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Welcome Reception at the East Lansing Marriott
 
Monday, April 23
8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Overview of the Aspen Academy Program and Schedule
 
Healthcare Trends: The Growing Importance of Philanthropy
 
The Development Department and Your Role
 
Developing the Case for Support
 
Your Primary Sources of Philanthropy and Challenges
  The Development Council and Donor Process
Noon
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Organizational Family Engagement
 
Community Relations: Expanding Your Organization's Fanbase
4:00 p.m.
Adjournment
6:00 p.m.
Dinner in East Lansing with Hillary Lyons Associates
 
 
Tuesday, April 24
8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Annual Support: Essential Base Building
 
Special Prospects: Entry Point for High Capacity Donors
 
Major Gifts: The Key to Capital Funding
 
Making the Ask
 
Planned Giving: The Legacy Gift
12:15 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Business Relations: Differing Donor Expectations
 
Team Solicitation Prep
4:00 p.m.
Adjournment
 
 
Wednesday, April 25
8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
Major Gifts Solicitation
 
Presentations Recap
 
Meetings Management
 
Volunteer Recruitment and Relations
12:15 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
Preparing for Major Capital Projects and Determining Financial Goals
3:00 p.m.
Adjournment
 
 
 

Location:

The seminar will be held and lodging is available at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place in East Lansing, Michigan.  Located in the heart of the downtown business district, one block north of the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, the East Lansing Marriott features well-appointed guestrooms, an indoor pool, exercise facilities and dining in Bistro 43. 
A limited number of rooms have been set aside and are available at $164.00 per night. 

For reservations, please either call the Marriott directly at (517) 337-4440 and indicate that you are with the Hillary Lyons Associates' Aspen Academy. Or register online with this link: Book your group rate for Aspen Academy for Healthcare

The reservation deadline is March 23, 2018. Reservations after that date will be accepted based on seminar and hotel space availability only.



Transportation:

Shuttle service to and from the Lansing Capital Region International Airport is provided by the East Lansing Marriott.  Please call the Marriott directly at (517) 337-4440 to arrange for shuttle pick-up.  Shuttles are scheduled on the hour and arrive on the 1/2 hour.  Taxi service is also available.  If you choose to arrive/depart from Detroit Metro Airport, it is approximately an hour and a half drive to East Lansing.
 
Rental cars are also available at the airport.  
 
Detroit Airport: 90 miles
Grand Rapids Airport: 70 miles
Bishop/Flint Airport: 46 miles


East Lansing
:

To help plan your trip and for information regarding things to do and see while in East Lansing, we recommend the following links:
Lansing: www.lansing.org



Tuition
:

Tuition for the Aspen Academy is $395.00 per person and includes fees and materials for the Academy.  For clients of Hillary Lyons Associates, the tuition is waived.  Travel and lodging for seminar attendance are at the expense of the registrant. 

Please make checks payable and send to:
Hillary Lyons Associates
PO Box 99
Dimondale, MI  48821
 

 
Registration

April 22-25, 2018 - Aspen Academy for Fund Development
 
East Lansing, Michigan

Registration Deadline: March 23, 2018
 

 

Questions:

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (517) 646-2096 or Email at hillarylyons@att.net! 
 
 
 


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