Overview

We offer a family of 11 traditional investment funds and three alternative funds that deliver the flexibility and diversity faith-based organization require for spending and long-term growth.
Managed Funds

Managed Funds

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Funds of Funds

Funds of Funds

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Cash & Equivalent Fund

Quarterly
0.53%
YTD
1.68%
Current Yield
N/A
Unit Value
$1
Invested primarily in high quality, US Dollar-denominated money market instruments with remaining maturities of 13 months or less, this fund provides investors with the least amount of market risk and consequently the lowest total rate of return over time of UCF’s 13 funds. The Pension Boards-United Church of Christ, Inc. manages the Cash & Equivalent Fund on behalf of UCF —
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Fixed Income Fund

Quarterly
1.80%
YTD
8.52%
Current Yield
3.07%
Unit Value
$5
Carrying a relatively low degree of market risk and total return over time, the Fixed Income Fund is invested primarily in intermediate and long-term US Dollar-denominated government and investment-grade corporate fixed income obligations. Four organizations manage portions of the Fixed Income Fund on behalf of UCF —
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Domestic Core Equity Fund

Quarterly
1.01%
YTD
18.61%
Current Yield
1.90%
Unit Value
$24
A broadly diversified portfolio invested primarily in large capitalization common stock of US-headquartered corporations, this fund may also hold up to 10% of its portfolio in international stocks.
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Small Cap Equity Fund

Quarterly
-1.59%
YTD
19.42%
Current Yield
1.19%
Unit Value
$21
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.
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International Equity Fund

Quarterly
-2.18%
YTD
12.45%
Current Yield
2.73%
Unit Value
$13
Invested largely in common stock of companies headquartered in developed countries, the International Equity Fund offers the opportunity to gain from even broader diversification with 15-35% invested in emerging markets.
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Alternatives Fund

Quarterly
0.62%
YTD
11.45%
Unit Value
$16
The Alternatives Fund invests in a combination of hedge funds, real estate funds, real asset funds and other investments, seeking to increase diversification across additional asset classes and achieve returns not correlated with the indices of UCF’s current investment options.
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Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

Quarterly
-1.96%
YTD
13.32%
Current Yield
2.60%
Unit Value
$13
A broadly diversified enhanced index portfolio invested in common stock of global corporations, the Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund avoids investments in exploration and production companies in the oil and gas industries and thermal coal companies.
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Total Equity Fund

Quarterly
-0.67%
YTD
15.88%
Current Yield
2.20%
Unit Value
$18
Comprising units of the Domestic Core Equity, Small Cap Equity and International Equity Funds, the Total Equity Fund invests primarily in a broadly diversified portfolio of domestic and international common stocks of both small and large capitalization, and carries a higher degree of risk than UCF’s balanced funds.
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Conservative Balanced Fund

Quarterly
0.87%
YTD
10.55%
Current Yield
2.66%
Unit Value
$14
Comprising units of the Fixed Income Fund and Total Equity Fund, with a higher allocation of fixed income to equities, the Conservative Balanced Fund offers the lowest return potential of UCF’s three balanced funds over time, but also the lowest market risk. Target allocation: 65% Fixed Income, 35% Total Equity.
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Moderate Balanced Fund

Quarterly
0.24%
YTD
12.13%
Current Yield
2.42%
Unit Value
$11
Comprising units of the Fixed Income and Total Equity Funds, the Moderate Balanced Fund pursues a middle-of-the-road approach that emphasizes stock for higher capital appreciation potential, while maintaining a significant fixed income component to temper market volatility. Target allocation: 40% Fixed Income, 60% Total Equity.
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Aggressive Balanced Fund

Quarterly
-0.18%
YTD
13.46%
Current Yield
2.28%
Unit Value
$16
Comprising units of the Fixed Income and Total Equity Funds, with the highest allocation to equities and correspondingly higher degree of market risk, the Aggressive Balanced Fund offers the highest return potential of UCF’s three balanced funds. Target allocation: 25% Fixed Income, 75% Total Equity.
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Alternatives Balanced Fund

Quarterly
0.62%
YTD
11.45%
Current Yield
0%
Unit Value
$16
For investors who prefer the Moderate Balanced Fund’s asset allocation, the Alternatives Balanced Fund provides the additional diversification of a modest allocation to the Alternatives Fund. Target allocation: 40-60% Total Equity, 20-40% Fixed Income, 10-30% Alternatives.
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Beyond Fossil Fuels Balanced Fund

Quarterly
-0.31%
YTD
11.10%
Current Yield
2.39%
Unit Value
$11
Pursuing a middle-of-the-road approach that emphasizes stocks for higher capital appreciation potential, the Beyond Fossil Fuels Balanced Fund maintains a significant fixed income component to temper market volatility, substituting the Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund for the equity allocation of UCF’s Moderate Balanced Fund. Target allocation: 50-70% Global Equity, 30-50% Fixed Income, 0-10% Cash.
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