The Impact of CARES Act on Charitable Giving

The CARES Act contains provisions that will affect, among other things, charitable giving. UCF has prepared a list of resources and major takeaways on what the CARES Act means for charitable giving.

Investors Urge Pharma Companies to Work Collaboratively on COVID-19 Response

United Church Funds, along with investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, sent letters to the CEOs of 14 pharmaceutical companies, calling for a collaborative approach in the development of health technologies, including diagnostics, treatments and a vaccine in the global fight against COVID-19.

Q1-2020 Client Account Statements

Account statements as of March 31, 2020 are available via the Client access link at the top of this page using your login and password. We have provided our investor letter from Charles Buck, President and CEO, and the preliminary performance information for Q1-2020.

New Online Resources for Financial Education

UCF and Cornerstone Fund — two financial ministries of the United Church of Christ — have created online videos for church leaders and members on financial matters, including socially responsible investing and best practices for a financially healthy congregation.

Operations Continue Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and to protect our staff, their families and the public, United Church Funds’ New York City offices are closed until further notice. During this time, all operations including Client Services continue as normal, and email and phones will be monitored by staff, working remotely, during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., EDT)

What Has Happened Over the Last Three Weeks?

Why has the market moved so dramatically in the last three weeks? COVID-19 is the trigger, and investor sentiment has shifted quickly from the complacency of viewing the virus as a contained problem in China to fears of a worldwide pandemic. Read the rest of the latest market commentary by David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, and Lan Cai, Deputy Chief Investment Strategist. 

February 2020 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of February 2020, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Coronavirus Update

As fears of a global economic recession have only grown, UCF’s Director of Institutional Relationships, Matthew Wagner, offers three important points to keep in mind as we navigate these challenging times.

2019 Annual Report

United Church Funds is excited to share its 2019 Annual Report. Join us as we reflect on 2019, a year spent increasing impact, deepening commitment to creating a just world and strengthening partnerships.

Financial Markets: What is Happening?

David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, provides commentaries on the financial market, as continued economic impact from the COVID-19 virus becomes apparent.