For 150 years, UMass Amherst has flourished thanks to our wonderful donors both for their generosity today and their contributions as students, faculty, and friends. Click on their photos to learn more about them. And, browse a partial directory of Endowed Funds along with stories of why some of them chose to establish endowments.
The Jack Welch Scholars Program attracts top-flight students to the College of Engineering and the Isenberg School of Management. The Welch Scholars demonstrate the highest standards in academics, social responsibility and leadership.
A bequest gift from Dr. Lockwood's estate supports honors students and established a fund for environmental science at UMass Amherst.
Pam and Bob Jacobs have always given back to UMass Amherst--from engaging with alumni at events to serving on the UMass Amherst Foundation Board to helping to endow a Center for Jewish Studies, a passion of theirs.