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Ways to Give to Amherst


Monthly Giving

Credit cards can be charged every month at a designated amount. Signing up is as easy as checking the recurring giving box on our online giving form.  

By Phone

Phone: 413-542-5900
Toll free: 866-542-GIFT (4438) 

By Mail

Send a check payable to the Alumni Fund or to the Parents’ Fund to:
The Annual Fund, Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000

By Securities Transfer

See instructions and Reasons to Give Securities.

Matching Gifts

Your company may match your gift. Click here to view a list of participating companies.

Matching gift forms should be mailed to:
Gift and Pledge Processing, AC #2228, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Gifts by Wire

Wires are generally used for international donors or donors transferring large sums of money.

Gift and Estate Planning

Browse the Gift Planning pages for detailed information about planned giving and estate planning, or contact our Gift Planning staff.


Contact Us

Amherst College
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Main Phone: (413) 542-5900
Gift Hotline: (866) 542-GIFT