$ 894,876 raised 1,849 gifts

Questions and Answers

Below you will find answers to many common questions about 2017-2018 Faculty and Staff Campaign.

What is the Faculty and Staff Campaign?

The generosity of current and retired faculty and staff is a point of pride for UMass Amherst. Your gift to the annual Faculty and Staff campaign directly benefits the areas of campus you care about, and your participation encourages additional support from alumni, friends, and other organizations.

How can I make a gift?

You can make a gift to the Faculty and Staff Campaign in the following ways:

-Through Payroll Deduction- Spread your gift out over weeks or months and have it taken directly our of your paycheck.

-Online- Click the give button above to make your gift today.

-By Check- Send a check to Faculty and Staff Campaign, c/o Nathan Adams, Executive Director of Annual Giving, Memorial Hall, 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003

-Call the Office of Annual Giving at 1-413-577-1158.

Where do gifts go?

Donors are welcome to designate their gift to any allocation listed on our website.  Don't see the allocation you wish to support listed? Select "other" from the drop-down menu and then write it in under "Final Steps".  Or call or email us and we will help you make your gift to the area of campus you wish to support. You can reach us toll free at 1-866-450-8627 or nadams@admin.umass.edu. If you don’t wish to designate your gift, you may support “UMass Amherst’s Greatest Needs".

Is my Faculty and Staff Campaign gift tax deductible?

Yes.  Like all donations to UMass, your gift is tax deductible, and you will be mailed a receipt for your donation that can be used for tax purposes.

Is it safe to make my gift online?

Yes.  We do not store any of your credit card information.  Additionally, the information collected when you make a donation is only used by UMass Amherst.  It will not be sold or shared with any third-party organizations.

What is the difference between the Faculty and Staff Campaign and the UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC)?

Gifts made to the Faculty & Staff Campaign support our university and our students, and its success encourages alumni, parents, and friends to invest in UMass Amherst. 

The UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) is a workplace-giving program that provides an easy way to donate to any charitable organization outside of UMass you choose.  UMACC demonstrates to the community that UMass Amherst employees are committed to helping make the world a better place.

Still have questions?

Contact us at giving@admin.umass.edu