Make a Gift


There are many opportunities to give to the department, and faculty, staff, and/or students will benefit from your generous donation.

Secure online giving can be made via the GIve Now links below.  Instructions for mailing a check are listed at the bottom of the page

PBS Strategic Initiatives Fund

This fund provides many benefits to the department, particularly to students. Learn about some of the valuable supports and experiences we offer using the PBS Strategic Initiatives Fund.
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Keith Rayner Memorial Graduate Student Research Fund in Psychology

This annually awarded endowed fund provides support for graduate student research expenses such as equipment, data collection, travel, and summer stipend. More information, including past recipients, can be found on the Keith Rayner page.
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PBS Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

This fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students, based on excellence and/or need.
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Peace Psychology

This fund supports the department's Psychology of Peace and Violence Concentration in social psychology and assists with faculty and student research and dissemination opportunities.
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Rudd Adoption Research Program

This fund provides support for initiatives in the Rudd Adoption Research Program, especially for disseminating and translating research so that it can be readily used by practitioners, parents, and policy makers.
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If you would like to provide a gift by mailing in a check via the US Postal Service, please do as follows:

  1. Make your check payable to the University of Massachusetts Amherst - PBS
  2. Note in the memo line of your check how you would like to designate your gift.
  3. Mail your gift to Records and Gift Processing, Memorial Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003