Gift Planning at Amherst College

In 1823, Adam Johnson, a Pelham carpenter, bequeathed $4,000, or two-thirds of his lifetime savings to Amherst. His gift provided for the building of a chapel at the new college on the hill.

Gift Planning at Amherst College

Planned gifts to Amherst take many forms, but they all change lives. Some fund scholarships to help future students grow and thrive. Others allow the construction of new buildings, the enhancement of the College's art collection or the addition of original texts to the archives. Still others advance faculty research and scholarship, leading to increased knowledge and better teaching. You can use gift planning, including gifts through your estate and gifts that pay you income, to provide meaningful support for Amherst while enjoying financial and tax benefits for you and your family.

IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER

SUPPORT AMHERST AND RECEIVE INCOME FOR LIFE

GIFTS THROUGH BEQUESTS AND RETIREMENT ASSETS

GIFTS OF PROPERTY

SUPPORT YOUR CLASS GIFT AT REUNION

 

Gift Planning at Amherst College

Contact Gift Planning

Janet Howard, Gift Planning Coordinator
Amherst College
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
413-542-2721

Information contained in this website should not be considered legal, accounting, or other professional advice. Individuals considering a planned gift to Amherst should consult with their financial advisor.