Why Give?

University of Massachusetts Students

You are providing access and opportunity for the students, learners, and leaders of our Commonwealth.

We provide an affordable education of high quality and conduct programs that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, nation, and the world. Nearly 80 percent of our undergraduate students are from Massachusetts. We are a thriving, top-ranked university because of those who have supported public higher education since our founding in 1863.

You are investing in the health and vitality of the Commonwealth and its communities.

Education and discovery are keys to prosperity. As the flagship institution for the state system of higher education, we are committed to serving the public good in all we do.

As a place with many worthy causes to support, you choose how you will make a difference.

Together, we are making the world more just, humane, peaceful, and sustainable. Our amazing community of supporters has great strength, purpose, and momentum. Join us today.