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Commonfund Forum: Exclusive Conference for Eligible Investors

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Nov 30, 2016

Topic: Partners

Free to attend for qualified institutional investors, the annual Commonfund Forum is the must-attend annual conference. Hear from headline-making thought leaders on the topics that are important to your institution.

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Intentional Endowments Network Forum

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 5, 2016

Topic: Partners

Join a select group of investment leaders at Loyola University Chicago to discuss 21st century sustainability challenges and see speakers Hank Paulson and David Blood.

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Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM)

Posted by Commonfund on Sep 12, 2016

Topic: Partners

These words—to protect, preserve and defend—come from the oath of office sworn by the President of the United States. At CNLM, they refer to an unwritten but nonetheless essential element in the American value system: a legacy, in perpetuity, of natural lands, native species and functioning ecosystems.

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The William Penn Foundation:
Making Greater Philadelphia Greater

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 4, 2016

Topic: Partners

Today, more than 330 years later, The William Penn Foundation reflects the principles and high-minded values of the city’s founder. The Foundation has its roots in a classic success story. In 1907, Otto Haas partnered with Otto Rohm in Esslingen, Germany, to form the Rohm and Haas Company.

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OHSU Foundation:
A Focus on the Future

Posted by Commonfund on May 6, 2016

Topic: Partners

With a goal of raising $2 billion by year-end 2020, the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation chose one word for the title of its ambitious campaign: “ONWARD.” img-OHSU-feature-oregon health & science university OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital has more than 1,000 doctors, nurses and staff specially trained in pediatric care, and was highly ranked in seven medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals.

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Western Washington University:
Active minds changing lives

Posted by Commonfund on Jun 3, 2015

Topic: Partners

Right-sized, well balanced, with an extensive range of strong academic programs and some enlightening stats that speak to all of it: Western Washington University (WWU) produced nine Fulbright Scholars in 2013, leading the nation among public master's-granting institutions; it's the leading university of its size in sending graduates to the Peace Corps for the third straight year; and according to WIRED magazine, Western is one of five universities sending the most graduates to Microsoft Corp.

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Missouri Baptist Foundation

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 3, 2014

Topic: Partners

The Missouri Baptist Foundation (MBF) has a noble calling: to support and strengthen the good work of the show me state's ministries, missions and baptist churches — all giving of their time, talents and treasures to share the gospel, feed the hungry and help those in need.

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The Lincoln University

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 3, 2014

Topic: Partners

Founded in 1854, The Lincoln University is the nation's oldest degree-granting institutions for persons of African descent. Lincoln is committed to maintaining a nurturing and stimulating environment for learning, teaching, research, creative expression and public service for a diverse student body, faculty and workforce.

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University of the Virgin Islands

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 3, 2014

Topic: Partners

These Buccaneers pursue a different treasure. There was a time when pirates plied the waters of the Caribbean in the pursuit of gold and other treasure. The Buccaneers mascot of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) recalls that era long ago, but today the treasure is vastly different: It's education...toward that goal, UVI is an institution on the move:

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Posted by Commonfund on Jan 5, 2014

Topic: Asset Allocation Equities Fixed Income Governance and Policy Hedge Funds Industry Knowledge Market Commentary Operating Assets Outsourced Investing Partners People Private Capital Quant Strategies Responsible Investing Risk Management

Subscribe to the Insights Blog from Commonfund to stay informed with the latest information for nonprofit investors and the public sector.

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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 3, 2013

Topic: Partners

It doesn't issue public weather forecasts, but it tracks weather around the globe. It isn't the national hurricane center, but it studies hurricanes as well as other extreme weather. It isn't the federal aviation administration, but it has made flying safer. What it does do touches the daily lives of just about every American, as well as populations around the world.

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Flagler College

Posted by Commonfund on Oct 3, 2013

Topic: Partners

St. Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement in the continental U.S., having been founded in 1565. Flagler College is a mere four centuries younger, having been founded in 1968. But the sense of place that goes with being situated in the heart of St. Augustine clearly helps to define the college.

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