University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) Needs You

We are excited to have you as our partner as we weave our teaching museum and creative laboratory more fully into the fabric of our entire academic and local artistic communities. Your gift helps us expand our reach and impact by continuing to champion the powerfully diverse artistic expressions of our ever-changing world, growing this remarkable art collection as an integral part of education at UMass Amherst.

For this, we can’t thank you enough.


Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?

Yes! UMass Amherst will send you a receipt shortly after you make your gift.

Will my contribution be tax-deductible?

Yes! All philanthropic contributions to UMass Amherst are tax-deductible.

Can I make my gift via PayPal or another e-wallet option?

Yes! At this time we are still working to add this functionality to all of our giving pages, but you can support any area of campus via PayPal (and soon to be Venmo and other e-wallets) on our main giving form at

Who should I contact with questions about my contribution?

Contact the Office of Annual Giving at 866-450-UMASS or email

When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card will be charged immediately.

Can I support multiple areas of campus with one gift?

Yes, to make one gift that supports multiple areas of campus, please select the "Other" option in the Fund Designation list and then provide the full breakdown of where you would like your gift to go in the Special Gift Instructions or Comments box on the donation page. If there is no "other" option in the Fund Designation list, you can still write in your gift breakdown in the comment box and we will be sure your gift is distributed to the areas of campus that you request.