Amherst College Announces Historic Gifts

November 3, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – Two graduates of Amherst College have pledged separate gifts of $100 million and $25 million to their alma mater, it was announced Tuesday. The two gifts are the largest in the history of Amherst College, and the $100 million pledge is believed to be the largest unrestricted cash gift ever to a liberal arts college.

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Amherst College Provides Interest Rate Subsidy to Amherst Cinema Arts Center

March 23, 2006 Director of Media Relations (413) 542-8417
AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College recently announced a gift of $75,000 to the nonprofit Amherst Cinema Arts Center. The funds are a subsidy to be used to lower the group’s cost of capital needed for the interior fit-out of the three-screen, state-of-the-art cinema planned for downtown Amherst.