Give online using Emerson College’s secure donation form


Thank you for considering a donation to the Emerson Prison Initiative. To donate online, click on the link above which will take you to Emerson’s secure giving page. Below the dropdown menu, click “search for other funds/designations” then enter EPI.

In addition to giving a gift online by clicking the link above, you can also give by calling Mneesha Gellman at (617)-824-3869, or by mailing a check to the address below:

Emerson Prison Initiative
Emerson College
120 Boylston St, Walker 414
Boston, MA 02116

Though costs vary with the classes being offered, generally your donation of:

  • $20 covers notebooks and pens for one student for one semester
  • $200 covers some books for one student for one semester
  • $1,500 equips all EPI students in a cohort with their needed textbooks and materials for one course for the semester
  • $6,500 sponsors an entire new EPI course for one semester

If you are interested in making a stock transfer, please contact Mneesha Gellman.

Gifts to the Emerson Prison Initiative are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Emerson College is a 501c3 organization.


EPI faculty

An EPI faculty member teaching at MCI Concord (Photo courtesy of MA DOC)