Consider making a donation to benefit the Department of Linguistics at UMass Amherst. Your gift goes to support one of the world's best Linguistics departments. With public funding ever tenuous, your gift is greatly appreciated.

Your gift can go to one of four accounts:

Departmental Gift

Used to support student research and travel and to offset costs associated with workshops, conferences and colloquia

Departmental Endowment

Your gift goes into the principal and accrues approximately 4% each year to spend

E.O.Selkirk Linguistics Outreach Fund

Used to support research on understudied languages

Student Support Fund

Used only to support graduate student research and travel


You may write a check payable to UMass Amherst and mail it to the department, or click a button above to make a donation online into the account of your choice. If you have questions about giving to the department, please contact the Department Head, Office Manager, or the HFA Development staff.