Fiscal Year-End Giving Guidelines

Online Gifts can be made until 11:59 pm PDT on Monday, June 30 for credit to this fiscal year.  Make a gift online or on our mobile giving page.

Telephone Gifts may be made from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm EDT on Monday, June 30.  Our toll-free gift line is 866-542-GIFT (4438).

Mail Gifts must be postmarked by Monday, June 30.  Checks should be made out to Amherst College and sent to:

Amherst College
Annual Fund
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA  01002-5000

Stock Gifts must be transferred to the Amherst College account or in the mail/postmarkedby June 30. Please initiate transfers well in advance of June 30.  For further information, contact Rose LeVay at 413-542-2325 or our website :

Matching Gift forms can be faxed to Pat Fydenkevez at 413-542-2223 or mailed to:

Gift and Pledge Processing
AC #2228
Amherst College
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Recognizing Leadership Giving

Amherst College is grateful to all of its donors, and reserves special recognition for those who give at the leadership level.

Fayerweather Hall by Bob Sweeney
Last year's 1821 Journal featured limited edition prints of paintings by Professor of Art & Art History Bob Sweeney. (Fayerweather Hall, above)
1821 Society Recognition ($1,821-$9,999)
  • Limited edition journal or other materials featuring key presidential speeches, public lectures at Amherst, or publications about the College or by members of the community.
  • Invitation to attend special 1821 Society events, both on and off campus.
  • An acknowledgment letter from the Chief Advancement Officer.
  • Notation of 1821 Society membership on class thank-you letters.
Noah Webster Circle Recognition ($10,000 and above)
  • Invitations to regional Amherst Tables featuring College speakers.
  • Special-issue Noah Webster Circle materials, unique to this giving society.
  • A handwritten letter from a current student.
  • Recognition as Noah Webster Circle members on class thank-you letters.
  • All of the 1821 Society recognition listed above.
For gifts of $25,000 and above
  • Book published by an Amherst professor or prominent member of the Amherst community, including a personalized bookplate and author inscription.
  • Personal communication from a member of the College faculty or administration.
  • Personal communication from the Annual Fund Chairs.
  • All of the 1821 Society and Noah Webster Circle recognition listed above.
For gifts of $50,000 and above
  • Personal communication from the President, Chair of the Board of Trustees, or other key College leader.
  • All of the 1821 Society and Noah Webster Circle recognition listed above.

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