Giving to Resource Economics

Make a Gift

Make a gift through the secure UMass Amherst website. Choose 'other' to give directly to the Resource Economics department. 

Financial contributions provide welcome support for our teaching, outreach, and research programs. Gifts made to the Department of Resource Economics reach our students, faculty and staff through the following funds and fellowships:

The Department of Resource Economics Fund

The Carolyn Harper Fund and Fellowship--Resource Economics
The Vijay Bhagavan Teaching Assistant of Distinction Award--Resource Economics

The Cleve E. Willis Experimental Economics Laboratory Fund--Resource Economics
The Consumer and Family Studies Gift Fund--Resource Economics

Gifts of Time:

  • Working with Undergraduate and Graduate Students on Career Development
  • Meet with students in an undergraduate or graduate course to share your experience and knowledge
  • Meet with the Resource Economics Association (undergraduate club) or with graduate students to discuss career options, what it takes to do your job, and how they can best prepare for the future
  • Participate in the University's Career Shadowing Program by hosting a Resource Economics student for a day at your place of work
  • Serve as a contact point for students with your company or organization
  • Mentor a student by e-mail or telephone
  • Establish a cooperative or internship opportunity for a Resource Economics student for a summer or a semester at your place of work
  • Work with other alumni on fund raising activities

How to Get Involved

To find out more about getting involved and detailed information on any of these giving options, please contact Christine Wais, Executive Director of Development, UMass Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, (413) 577-1204. 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9274