AMHERST, Mass. – The fifth annual UMassGives, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s 48-hour online fundraising event, raised a total of $338,622 from 5,107 gifts. UMassGives ran from Founders Day, April 27 to April 28.
Hundreds of students, staff and faculty are expected to participate in the 7th annual Daffodil Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County on Sunday, April 30, beginning at Kendrick Park in Amherst.
The student organization UMass For the Kids raised $133,000 for Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield this school year, including more than $20,000 on April 8 when more than 1,000 UMass Amherst students participated in the group’s annual UDance marathon.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is demonstrating its commitment to supporting the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s new program to build academic pathways for high-performing graduates from the Commonwealth’s community colleges with a $1 million gift.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has announced the formation of a new venture fund to support innovation and entrepreneurship by its faculty, students and alumni as well as the commercialization of technologies developed as the result of university research.
AMHERST, Mass. – The annual UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) raised $434,975 for local, national and global nonprofits as university faculty, staff and retirees surpassed the campaign goal of $430,000 and eclipsed last year’s total by 7 percent.