On-Site Consulting Service

onsite consulting meetingHillary Lyons Associates provides a comprehensive approach to implementing and sustaining a fund development program at health care organizations. On-site resident service at our client institutions provides and opportunity to work specifically on program and institutional priorities. Seminar programs enable our clients - staff and volunteers - to interact with each other and the Hillary Lyons Associates staff in various locations.

On-site service provides:

  • Assistance in recruitment of key volunteer leadership
  • Training and support for development staff
  • Orientation programs for volunteers and staff
  • Guidance in identification and research of individual, corporate, and foundation prospects
  • Volunteer and staff planning retreats
  • Development of an annual schedule of activities and objectives
  • Assistance in establishing project and financial goals
  • Quarterly evaluation of progress toward goals
  • Provision of techniques and specific fund development programs for health care organizations
  • Organizational expertise to develop and train the development council


To the Chief Executive Officer:

  • Access to community leaders on a continuing, planned basis
  • Validation and support of Administration's plans and priorities from a national standpoint
  • Development becomes a key, ongoing profit center for the organization
  • Willingness to work closely with community leaders is conveyed
  • Active involvement in the community

To the Board of Trustees:

  • Method to accomplish fund-raising, long range planning - fits fund-raising into the hospital's strategic plan
  • Enhances image of the hospital through an active, planned program
  • Mechanism to enhance community benefits
  • Provides a continuity for the development program - less reliability on staff
  • Expertise and experience with a proven plan
  • Source of future Board members

For the Development Staff:

  • Elevates status in the community and the hospital organization
  • Continuing education - Aspen Academy, Seminars, Forums
  • Development department as an identifiable profit center
  • Assistance in planning
  • Expansion of base for smaller gifts - identification of new donors as part of the process
  • Volunteer training through annual series of seminars
  • Networking of client institutions
  • Longevity of client relationships
  • Establishment of major giving programs
  • Development of planned giving programs - leaving a legacy to the institution

To your Volunteers:

  • A proven program
  • Training program for all volunteers
  • Makes their time more meaningful and productive
  • Opportunity for interaction with community leadership
  • Sense of ownership - opportunity to develop an organization
  • Opportunity to learn more about the hospital on a planned basis


Hillary Lyons Associates offers educational opportunities throughout the year for both non-clients and exclusively for clients.

For a list of all of our educational opportunities, please see our events calendar!
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