February 2022 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of February 2022, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

2021 Annual Report

UCF 2021 Annual Report highlights our commitment to responsible investing, as well as the 2021 investment commentary and market outlook, UCF’s financial position, updates regarding the Brown Endowment Scholarships and stories from our clients that illustrate how their missions and ministries are funded through our values-aligned investment strategies. Read and download today.

Norfolk Southern Releases Climate Lobbying Report in Response to Shareholder Resolution

In response to a 2021 shareholder resolution co-filed by UCF, Norfolk Southern has responded by releasing its first ever Climate Lobbying report and financial contributions to seven different trade associations.

UCF Statement on the Crisis in Ukraine and Russian Investment

Please read our statement regarding the crisis in Ukraine and Russian investment.

Black History Month: Finding Inspiration in Those Who Came Before Us

In celebration of Black History Month, we spoke with three United Church Funds board members who have made their own achievements and asked them which figures from Black History have inspired them and their work in advancing social and racial justice.

January 2022 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of January 2022, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Q4 2021 Town Hall Meeting Recording

UCF hosted a quarterly Town Hall meeting on February 15, 2022, to share a review of UCF’s investment performance, organizational updates and the latest in our responsible investing efforts. Access the Town Hall recording, presentation slides and poll results!

Sustainable Investing – Just a “Craze”? Or Here to Stay?

Sustainable investing strategies have been hotly debated, and in recent weeks, that debate has reached something of a fever pitch as high-profile journalists and spokespersons shared their takes. In this article, Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing, shared an integral part of responsible investing that was often overlooked.

Black History Month: Honoring Sylvia Ferrell-Jones

As we commemorate Black History Month, we are reflecting on the life and legacy of trailblazers like Sylvia Ferrel-Jones. Recently, she was among two dozen distinguished African-Americans honored by the Black History Project of Lexington (Massachusetts). Read more about achievements and contributions.

December 2021 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of December 2021, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.