Financials

When you invest with CICF, our financial management team works directly with you to maximize returns and minimize volatility. We offer two investment options—a long-term pool and a short-term pool—so you can choose the one that best fits your philanthropic and financial goals. Our expert investment management staff monitors all funds constantly, ensuring a sound investment strategy for our fundholders.

Learn about our investment options:


Long-Term Pool

Best if you want: Long-term growth though a globally diversified portfolio
Grant-making time horizon: 5 years or more
Portfolio breakdown:

  • 44% equities
  • 18% flexible capital
  • 15% private equity
  • 13% fixed income
  • 8% real assets
  • 2% cash

Click here for more information about our long-term pool.


Short-Term Duration Pool

Best if you want: More liquidity and maximization of capital preservation
Grant-making time horizon: 1-5 years
Portfolio breakdown:

  • 41% money market securities
  • 39% fixed income securities
  • 20% cash

Click here for more information about our short-term duration pool.


BALANCED POOL

Best if you want: A simple, low cost and liquid alternative to the Long-Term Pool.
Grant-making time horizon: 3 years or more
Portfolio breakdown:

  • 40% fixed income
  • 30% US equities
  • 30% international equities

Click here for more information about our balanced pool.


Investment Performance

The chart below illustrates Central Indiana Community Foundation’s quarterly investment performance, net of investment fees as of March 31, 2019.

Three Months
One Year
Three Years
Five Years
Ten Years
 Long-Term Pool
5.7%
2.2%
8.3%
5.4%
14.6%
 Policy Benchmark*
6.8%
2.9%
7.7%
5.1%
8.4%
 Balanced Pool
4.4%
 Short-Term Pool
0.5%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%

*Policy Benchmark consists of 45% MSCI AC World Index, 15% All Private Equity Benchmark, 15% HFRI Fund of Funds Composite Index, 10% Real Asset Composite Index, 12% Fixed Income Composite Index, 3% FTSE 3 Month T-Bill

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