Ways to Give
You may support UMass Boston in many ways. Whether your gift is large or small, designated for a specific purpose or unrestricted, outright or deferred, it will accelerate UMass Boston’s growth as a premier student-centered, public urban research university.
Your investment attracts and retain exceptional faculty, provides financial aid to deserving students, expands knowledge, builds and equips facilities such as our Integrated Science Center and new Academic Building, and enriches community engagement.
To make a gift online, please use our secure online gift form. If you need additional assistance, please call Maureen Lynch, assistant director of finance and gift processing, at 617.287.5395, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit card gifts are not only convenient, they entitle you to the same income-tax deduction as gifts of cash. Consider making your giving an ongoing part of your life by selecting "monthly gift " on our online form or letting us know by phone. You may make a credit card gift online or pledge by phone at 617.287.5395 or 617.287.5320 during business hours, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Send a check or money order, made payable to UMass Boston Fund. For a gift designated for a specific purpose, please make your check payable to UMass Boston and make an additional notation of the gift 's purpose in the memo field. Mail your gift to:
Quinn Building, First Floor
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Gifts of appreciated securities provide financial support to UMass Boston, as well as tax benefits for the donor. Please contact Deirdre McNamee, assistant vice-chancellor of finance and operations management, at 617.287.5332 if you would like to support the university through a gift of stock. It is most helpful if you clearly note the designation of the funds, so that we can properly allocate your gift.
Keep in mind that, to make your giving to UMass Boston easier, we are pleased to accept pledges and can work with you to plan a convenient schedule of payments. Pledges are accepted for gifts of $1,000 or more. A $1,000 gift, which makes donors eligible for the Chancellor's Council, can be paid over twelve months. Gifts over $1,000 or more can be paid over a schedule of two to five years. An endowment may be established with a minimum pledge of $25,000. To make a pledge, please contact Kelly Westerhouse, director of the UMass Boston Fund, at 617.287.5342.
Double or even triple your gift's impact on the university through a matching gift! More than one thousand companies offer some level of corporate match for their employees' philanthropic gifts. Best of all, you are recognized for the full amount of your own gift, plus any resulting corporate match.To find out if your company has such a program,contact your human resources office.
Please contact Steven Ward at 617.287.5346 with questions related to making your gift.
The University of Massachusetts Boston offers a full range of charitable gift planning services. These include helping you to make a bequest, create income through an annuity, or name the university as a beneficiary of an insurance policy.