Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

Support the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing today!

Your Support Matters

Thank you for considering supporting nursing education. You are about to invest in the next generation of nursing scientists, inventors, and leaders. Have any questions? Please don't hesitate to email Crystal Neuhauser, Chief Development Officer for the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing, UMass Amherst Foundation at cneuhauser@uma-foundation.org.

Since 1953, the Elaine Marieb UMass College of Nursing has been a leader in nursing education, research, and community service. Now more than ever, its leadership standing depends on private giving. Alumni are among the most loyal supporters, with friends, foundations, and corporations also playing crucial roles.

The College recognizes the need to alleviate a growing shortage of nurses nationwide and is working towards a solution by developing skilled nurses, prepared to take on ever-evolving technology.

Increased support will also enable the College to develop new models of patient-centered care, uncover new knowledge, and attract the best and brightest nursing students and faculty. 

Your support enables us to:

  • Increase scholarships, fellowships, and grants to fund top students
  • Fund endowed chairs, faculty positions, and innovative research
  • Use cutting edge technology and clinical simulations in classrooms

Areas You Can Support:

Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

This gives the college the flexibility to use your gift where it is needed most.


View a full list of active scholarships that support our UMass Nurses to give to.

Student Emergency Support Fund

This fund ensures if a student has an emergency come up, they can receive the assistance they need.

Alumni Events

Provides funding to organize college and alumni community-building events.

ALANA+ (African, Latin American, Asian American, Native American) Nursing Society

Support nursing students from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Clinical Simulation Laboratory

Enable our students to practice delivering care in a realistic healthcare setting.

PhD Symposium

Further nursing science and research through a student-run annual symposium for all to attend and learn about key issues and discussion topics in nursing today.

Storied Justice & Digital Nurse Stories

Empower nurses to share their personal experiences and support storytelling and social justice events and programming. View nursing digital stories here.

Study Abroad Scholarships

Provide opportunities for students to study nursing abroad for a semester, in accordance with safety regulations.

Student Nurses Association

Empower our student nurses to grow in their professional development, including attending the National Student Nursing Association Conference, a pivotal learning and networking experience.

We can help you facilitate your gift in a variety of ways. Learn more

Prefer to mail in a donation?

Please send your donation to the below address, make the check out to "UMass Amherst Foundation" and please write "College of Nursing" in the memo line:

Records & Gift Processing

UMass Amherst Foundation

134 Hicks Way

Amherst, MA 01003