Commonfund Celebrates 50 Years of Service

July 27, 2021 |
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On July 1st, 1971, The Common Fund for Nonprofit Organizations commenced operations with a $2.8 million grant from the Ford Foundation under the leadership of President George Keane and the Board of Trustees. 63 founding college and university endowments contributed $72 million to our first fund, the Equity Fund (today called the Multi-Strategy Equity Fund). Fifty years later, Commonfund has helped thousands of organizations enhance their financial resources and improve their investment management practices.

Watch our anniversary video to learn more about our history of innovation and leadership in asset management.

 

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