Make a GifT

Credit Card/PayPal

By Venmo

Venmo gifts can be sent to @AmherstFund.

By Mail

Send a check payable to Trustees of Amherst College and mail to:

AC #2228
Amherst College
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Our Tax-ID (EIN) number is 04-2103542.

By Phone

Phone: 413-542-2313 

Sustaining Giving

A recurring gift plan makes your annual gift to Amherst College easy and convenient, and it’s a great way to ensure your continued support of Amherst’s students and faculty as a sustaining donor. Credit cards can be charged monthly or annually. Signing up is as easy as checking the recurring giving box on our online giving form.  As one of the College's most loyal supporters, you are a member of the Irradient Society, which honors consistent support of the Amherst Fund.

Matching Gifts

Your company may match your gift. Guidelines and amounts vary by company. Please check with your employer to see if they match charitable contributions.

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

Matching gifts forms can also be emailed to:


If you are 70 ½ or older, you may make a gift directly to Amherst from your IRA.  See details and instructions.

By Securities Transfer

See instructions and Reasons to Give Securities.

Gift and Estate Planning

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

By Wire Transfer

Please email Wendy Curtice at for more information about wire transfers.

For a helpful guide to giving to the Amherst Fund at the end of the Fiscal Year click here.