The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Giving to the Libraries

Thank you for considering a gift to the Libraries. 

Online

You can make your gift online at http://bit.ly/LibrariesGive.
Recurring gifts can be set up to charge your credit card the amount you specify each month and you control whether the gift has a stop date or not.  

By Check

Simply mail a check payable to UMass Amherst with Libraries noted in the Memo to:

Records and Gift Processing
Memorial Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst
134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9270

Gifts of Stock or Real Estate

You can also explore the tax advantages to you if you give gifts of stock or personal property including real estate. Please contact the Records & Gift Processing Office at 413-545-4721.

Gifts in Kind

The Libraries welcome donations of materials in good condition that support our Collections priorities: Curriculum & Research Support, Distinctive Open Collections, Richly Integrated Collections. In Kind Gift donations must be approved in advance. For gifts of Materials for the general collections, contact gifts@library.umass.edu. For gifts of rare books, photographs, manuscripts, organizational records, or other unique materials, please contact Special Collections & University Archives, scua@library.umass.edu.

Did you know that Matching Gifts can DOUBLE or TRIPLE your gift?

Many companies will match their employees’ gifts and some even match spouses’ or retired employees’ gifts. Check with your company’s personnel office or contact the UMass Amherst Records & Gifts Processing office at 413-545-4721 or email matchinggifts@umass.edu to learn more.

Planned Giving

A planned gift supports UMass Amherst Libraries and can provide tax benefits to you. The Office of Planned Giving can help you plan a gift that yields maximum benefits to you and the Libraries. More information can be found online or be calling Joseph K. Jayne, Associate Director of Planned Giving, jkjayne@umass.edu, 413-577-1402.

Gifts of Materials

The UMass Amherst Libraries welcome donations of materials in good condition that support our Collections Priorities: Curriculum & Research Support, Distinctive Open Collections, Richly Integrated Collections. Please review our Gift Policy for additional criteria. Gift donations must be approved in advance. To make a donation request please contact the Gifts Team at:

To learn more about giving to UMass Amherst Libraries, please contact Library Development & Communication Office at 413-545-0995.

Simply mail a check payable to UMass Amherst with Libraries noted in the Memo to: Records and Gift Processing, Memorial Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9270