The asset allocation strategy for the Community Foundation of Central Illinois is as follows:
Fixed Income Investments - 40%
Equity Investments - 60%
The management of the asset allocation is targeted as follows:
|Domestic Large Cap Equities||30.0%|
|Domestic Small/Mid Cap Equities||15.0%|
Cash & Equivalents
The investment strategy of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois Endowment is to emphasize total return; that is, the aggregate return from capital appreciation and dividend and interest income.
The primary objective for the investment management for Endowment assets shall be:
Long-Term Growth of Capital – To emphasize long-term growth of principal while avoiding risk. Short-term volatility will be tolerated to the extent that it is consistent with the volatility of a comparable market index.
The chart below illustrates the Community Foundation of Central Illinois’ quarterly investment performance for 2017.
|Time Weighted Returns
||1 Year||3 Year||5 Year|
|Portfolio Return (Annualized, Net of Fees)||3.37||10.71||12.60||6.89||8.43|
|Benchmark 60% SP500 / 40% BarCap||3.02||9.70||10.90||7.65||9.34|
|CFCI Policy Benchmark (Annualized)||3.36||10.07||11.40||7.09||8.52|
The CFCI Policy Benchmark consists of 30% S&P 500, 15% Russell 2000 Small Cap Index, 15% MSCI EAFE Index, and 40% Barclays Aggregate Bond Index, rebalanced and compounded monthly.
The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is confirmed in
compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations