Gift in Your Will or Living Trust

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You want to leave money to the University of Massachusetts Amherst in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.

In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to UMass Amherst in your will or living trust helps ensure that we continue our mission for years to come.

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An Example from UMass Amherst

Stephen P. DriscollAfter many years of generous support to the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Theater and Dance programs, Stephen P. Driscoll '73, '75 left a gift in his will to support the Stephen P. Driscoll Musical Theater Endowment. This endowment will help fund the production of musical theater at UMass and prioritize collaborative productions with music, dance and the Department of Art.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Joseph K. Jayne ’21 MPP at 413-577-1418 or gift.planning@umass.edu for additional information or to chat more about the different options for including UMass Amherst in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include UMass Amherst in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Address: 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9270
Federal tax ID number: Please contact us.

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