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What is the Hampshire Fund?

The Hampshire Fund is the cornerstone of the College's fundraising efforts and is the primary way for alums, parents, and friends to engage as donors.

Why Give to the Hampshire Fund?
Preparation to succeed and contribute in our fast-paced, connected, often confusing world requires education that provides more than narrow job training and efficient information transfer. The rapid pace of change requires intelligence that is creative, adaptive, and thrives on challenge.

Your gift provides a steady, unrestricted flow of support to the programs, services, and facilities that have kept Hampshire at the forefront of educating students who have the creativity and courage to challenge old ways of doing and working, and forge new paths and solutions.

  Did You Know?
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  The Hampshire Fund generates over $1.5 million yearly (equivalent to the income provided by a $30 million endowment).

What Does Your Gift to the Hampshire Fund Support?
By supporting students, faculty, and facilities--all the things that make Hampshire an extraordinary laboratory for learning--your gifts turn possibilities into reality.

Your gift supports:

  • Need-based financial aid 
  • Faculty
  • Centers and programs
  • Library resources
  • Division III exhibits, performances, screenings, and more
  • Facility renovations and upgrades
  • Much more


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College Advancement
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
800.619.4267 (toll free)
Fax 413.559.6054

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