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Ways to Give


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt needs your support. Our primary goal is sustainability. Please consider making a gift, which will help OLLI at Vanderbilt continue to offer outstanding classes and programs at a very reasonable cost. You may make your gift quickly and easily using our secure online giving form.

To make a gift by mail, please print and complete our donation form and mail to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University, PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville TN 37240-7727.

Plan for your future while helping to plan for the future of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt. The generosity of planned giving donors strengthens opportunities for Vanderbilt's lifelong learners and assures the program will serve the local community for years to come. The planned giving office is here to help you determine how to make a lasting impact.

You may make your gift in someone's honor or memory and Vanderbilt University will send a letter to this person (or family) informing them of your gift. They will not be informed of the amount. Please provide us with the address to mail the acknowledgement. 

OLLI at Vanderbilt is a non-profit organization and your donation is 100% tax deductible.

Your contribution and support is truly appreciated. Thank you!


Get a behind-the-scenes peek at the inner workings of the OLLI program. We are compiling a list of members who are interested in assisting with various areas of need within the program. See the reverse of the course registration form or click the button at the bottom of the page to sign up to volunteer in any of the following areas: 

Serve on a Committee

  • Board of Directors: Ensure the program maintains values & a positive reputation

  • Curriculum: Assist with curriculum development for each term

  • Special Events: Coordinates the Fall Trip, Spring Trip, & Annual Meeting 

Additional Needs

  • Identify new members and promote program

  • Identify organizations that have potential members who may be interested in OLLI

  • Assist on special event days

  • Volunteer as a Classroom Assistant

  • Recruit instructors

  • Administrative assistance for short-term projects (example: mailing course confirmations)

  • Photographers to capture courses and events


Email to participate.