Your donation is so important during this time. Donations, Memberships and Gift Cards are our main revenue sources during our temporary closure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Your support will help to sustain us through this closure, compensate our staff, and position us for a successful reopening. THANK YOU!

For updates on our response to COVID-19, visit
For program updates and Virtual Cinema offerings, visit

Thank you for your important role in ensuring Amherst Cinema’s continued success. We look forward to seeing you again when we reopen!

Since our founding as a non-profit cultural arts organization in 2006, we have been supported in part by our donors, members and volunteers who enable us to maintain artistic freedom and offer a highly curated experience through our programs.
Generous individuals allow us to present thought-provoking films and events, an innovative literacy program for school children and a gathering place that makes our corner of the world vibrant with creative expression.
We welcome you to be an important part of our organization by making your gift to Amherst Cinema today!



You can also contribute via check, made payable to the Amherst Cinema.

Mailing address: Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002.

Or contribute by phone by calling Rachel Hart, Outreach Manager, at 413-253-2547 x7. Due to the pandemic we are working limited office hours and may not pick up immediately. If no one answers, please leave a message and will get back to you as soon as we can

Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc. is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax-qualified nonprofit. All gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Our federal tax ID # is 04-3456950.

Planned Giving

A planned gift to the Amherst Cinema helps ensure the long term stability of the theater, making the cinematic arts an integral part of the Pioneer Valley for future generations of film lovers

Supporters can remember Amherst Cinema in their estate planning in a variety of ways, including a charitable bequest or insurance policy (your attorney or tax professional can advise you on the details of different planned giving options). A planned gift of any size will allow Amherst Cinema to continue its role as a world class film center.

If you have included Amherst Cinema in your estate plans, we hope you will let us know. We would love the opportunity to express our gratitude and appreciation.

Download the Planned Gift Notification Form

Stock Transfers

Amherst Cinema appreciates gifts of stock. Please contact your broker or financial advisor to send an electronic transfer using the following information:   

First Clearing, LLC
DTC #0141
a/c Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc.
Account #1094-7440

Organization name: Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc.
Address: 28 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Tax ID#: 04-3456950

For more information on planned giving or stock transfers, please contact:

Rachel Hart, Outreach Manager, Mon-Fri 9am–5pm, at 413-253-2547 x7.