Carrying the highest degree of risk of any of UCF’s domestic funds, the Small Cap Equity Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of US small capitalization stocks typically with an average market capitalization under $1.5 billion.

Organization Management

Channing Capital Management

Channing Capital Management is a Chicago-based boutique investment management firm providing investment advisory services to institutional investors. Since our founding in 2003, our portfolios have been managed by one disciplined approach: Intrinsic Value. Our research-intensive process allows us to build portfolios positioned to generate solid long-term performance.


BlackRock, Inc. is an American global investment management corporation based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is today the world’s largest asset manager with $5.98 trillion in assets under management.

Westfield Capital Management

Westfield manages a US small cap growth portfolio, utilizing a team approach to stock analysis based on in-depth, fundamental investing. With a focus on domestic growth equities, Westfield seeks high earnings growth companies trading at reasonable price-earnings ratios and valuations. Founded in 1989, Westfield is located in Boston and manages over $14 billion.
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Fiduciary Focus: Coming Up With A Game Plan For Up- and Down-Times

Matt Wagner, Vice President, Institutional Relationships, has prepared a fiduciary focus article that discusses and illustrates the impact of excess withdrawals. Read the article.

Q3 2022 Town Hall Recording

The UCF staff and investment team shared a review of UCF’s investment performance, organizational updates and the latest in our responsible investing efforts for the third quarter of 2022. Access the Town Hall recording, presentation slides and poll results!

FedEx Agrees to Greater Transparency on Climate Lobbying Activities

UCF and PBUCC announced today that as the result of their joint shareholder resolution filed this past April, FedEx Corporation has agreed to enhance public disclosure of its climate lobbying activities. Read more.