The University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Donahue Institute

The Mission, Vision and Values of UMass Donahue Institute

Mission Statement

To advance equity and social justice, foster healthy communities and support inclusive economies that alleviate poverty and promote opportunity. In collaboration with partner organizations and clients, we carry out our mission through research, education and training, capacity building, and direct services to strengthen our collective impact.


We envision an inclusive world where all children, youth, adults, and communities thrive.


As an organization and as individuals, we are guided by our dedication to…

  • deliver quality services and products that provide value and utility to our clients
  • embrace and share innovative thinking and approaches
  • help our clients and ourselves continually learn and grow
  • employ and model teamwork and collaboration
  • include diverse voices, experiences and expertise
  • effect positive social impact through our work
  • bring deep commitment and integrity to everything we do
  • never settle for anything less than excellence

Contracting with Us

The UMass Donahue Institute is pre-approved to offer a variety of options for streamlined, simplified contracting both within Massachusetts and at the federal level.

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UMass Donahue Institute

University of Massachusetts Amherst

100 Venture Way, Suite 9

Hadley, Massachusetts 01035

(413) 545-0001

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