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    Maroon Excellence Fund


    Gifts made to the Maroon Excellence Fund have an immediate impact on all 650 student-athletes at UMass as these vital resources are spent on:

    • Success to Academic Support
    • Behavioral Health & Wellness
    • Sports Performance
    • Sports Medicine
    • Student-athlete Development
    • Facilities
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    Excellence in Women's Sports Fund


    UMass earned early success in many women's programs and have a long tradition of conference championships and national tournament appearances. These athletic successes have set our Minutemen up for success in academia, business, law and medicine. Gifts to the support women's athletics will help to enhance the student-athlete experience and continue the tradition of excellence in the classroom, on the field and in the community.

    Please contact Heather Palmer, Associate Athletic Director/Development, for more information on supporting women's athletics.


    Phone: (413) 545-4290
    Email: hpalmer@umass.edu

    Sport-Specific Giving & Projects


    Gifts in support of a specific program, project or initiative have an immediate and direct impact.

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    Capital Giving


    Funds for capital use allows for facility enhancements to our existing and expanding athletics footprint.

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    Gift Planning & Estate Gifts


    Gift Planning and Estate Gifts encompasses a variety of philanthropic strategies that help provide to UMass Athletics while also advancing your own financial and personal objectives.

    Please contact David Biancamano, Senior Associate Athletic Director, for more information about gift planning and estate gifts. You can also visit the University's Gift Planning website.


    Phone: (413) 545-4290
    Email: dbiancamano@umass.edu

    Events & Hospitality


    The UMass Athletic Department and the Minutemen Club host annual events across the state and throughout the country. Make sure to visit the events and hospitality page often to see updates and where future functions will be held.

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