Giving to the SPHHS

There are many ways you can help to support the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. We invite you to lend support in personally meaningful ways that will inspire and shape the future of the School.

Your gift will make a substantial difference to our students and faculty, immediately and for the long term: for scholarships and other forms of financial aid, for new programs and endowed professorships, and for modern facilities and improved technology. However you choose to contribute, supporting the SPHHS is a great way to demonstrate your commitment to our students, our faculty, and our mission to optimize the public’s health and quality of life.

If you have questions or would like more information about giving options, please contact our Director of Development, David Catrambone, by phone at 413-545-1766 or by email at dcatrambone@admin.umass.edu.

Ways to Give

Make a Gift online: You can contribute online through the UMass Amherst Development website. Be sure to choose the School of Public Health and Health Sciences in the allocation drop-down menu.

Mail Your Gift: If you prefer to send your contribution by mail, please submit your check, money order, or credit card authorization to the address below. Please do not send cash. Checks and money orders should be made payable to: University of Massachusetts Amherst. Please note that you wish to make your gift to the “School of Public Health and Health Sciences” in the memo section of your check, and/or in your accompanying cover letter.

Development Office
UMass Amherst
Memorial Hall
134 Hicks Way
Amherst MA 01003-9270

Annual Fund: Join the more than 30,000 individuals campus-wide who each year make an immediate impact where it is needed most. These alumni, students, parents, and friends realize that state support and tuition and fees cover the fundamentals of a UMass Amherst education. They know that an annual gift is leverage for excellence.

Your annual gift to the School of Public Health and Health Sciences strengthens our School and confirms and preserves the value of a UMass Amherst degree. Call our Development Office at 866-450-UMASS or contact them via email to make your annual gift.

Gifts of Securities: Donors who own appreciated securities (held for over 12 months) can make a gift of securities to the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. The donor can claim a charitable income-tax deduction for the full value of the stock. In doing so, donors can avoid the associated capital gains tax had they sold the shares.

There are several ways to transfer securities including the following: electronic transfer, mailing of stock certificates or hand delivery of stock certificates.

To make a gift of securities, please contact our Director of Development, David Catrambone, by phone at 413-545-1766 or by email at dcatrambone@admin.umass.edu.

Planned Gifts: With a planned gift to the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences, you have the power to benefit the School, take care of your financial needs, and provide security for you and your family. We can help you structure your gift in a way that meets your personal goals and invests in your vision for the School.

To inquire about planned gifts, please contact Pamela Acheson, UMass Amherst’s Director of Gift Planning, at (413) 577-1402 or by email at pacheson@admin.umass.edu.