Commonfund Institute Launches Educational Platform: Commonfund Institute Online

January 12, 2022 |
1 minute read
|

Platform to initially feature a virtual program on the six principles of investment stewardship

WILTON, CT, January 12, 2022 - Commonfund Institute today announced the launch of its virtual learning management system, Commonfund Institute Online, to deliver educational content to fiduciaries of nonprofit organizations.

The foundational curriculum featured on CFI Online will focus on the six core Principles of Investment Stewardship for Nonprofit Organizations (the 6 Ps), and is part of the firm’s Investment Stewardship Academy offerings, an educational program typically held [annually] in person at the Yale School of Management. Registrants will receive complimentary, unlimited access to the 6 Ps Investment Stewardship Academy curriculum. A full suite of offerings on the 6 Ps will be released throughout January and February. Commonfund Institute’s vision for the future of CFI Online includes building on the 6 Ps modules each year to offer deeper dives on specific subject matter and bring diverse expertise and voices into our community of learning and practice.

George Suttles, Executive Director of Commonfund Institute, stated, “As the investment environment continues to evolve and become more complex, we are excited to initiate a new learning management system through CFI Online that equips nonprofit fiduciaries with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in long-term investment stewardship. We developed this platform in close alignment with the Institute’s mission and mandate to educate trustees, investment committees and senior staff on the essential principles of nonprofit and endowment management. CFI Online will allow us to reach more people and provide the opportunity for those who might not have the time or budget to spend a week with us at Yale, a chance to engage with this content."

CFI Online will deliver live and on-demand courses directly to individuals, giving registrants the flexibility to learn from any location, while advancing alongside colleagues. Downloadable slide decks, course-specific reading materials and other fundamental resources pertinent for fiduciaries of nonprofits will be provided to compliment the instructor-led videos and webinars. Participants will also have an opportunity to earn continuing education credits (CPE) for their time through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).

If you are a fiduciary of a nonprofit organization and want to learn more about Commonfund Institute Online email CFIonline@commonfund.org.

Learn more about Commonfund Institute Online

 

Media Contacts  

Tony Ialeggio
Commonfund
203-563-5121
tony.ialeggio@commonfund.org

Emily Roy
Prosek Partners
646-818-9232
pro-commonfund@prosek.com

 

Commonfund Institute

Author

Commonfund Institute

Disclaimer

Certain information contained herein has been obtained from or is based on third-party sources and, although believed to be reliable, has not been independently verified. Such information is as of the date indicated, if indicated, may not be complete, is subject to change and has not necessarily been updated. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is or will be given by The Common Fund for Nonprofit Organizations, any of its affiliates or any of its or their affiliates, trustees, directors, officers, employees or advisers (collectively referred to herein as “Commonfund”) or any other person as to the accuracy or completeness of the information in any third-party materials. Accordingly, Commonfund shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of relying on any statement in, or omission from, such third-party materials, and any such liability is expressly disclaimed.

All rights to the trademarks, copyrights, logos and other intellectual property listed herein belong to their respective owners and the use of such logos hereof does not imply an affiliation with, or endorsement by, the owners of such trademarks, copyrights, logos and other intellectual property.

To the extent views presented forecast market activity, they may be based on many factors in addition to those explicitly stated herein. Forecasts of experts inevitably differ. Views attributed to third-parties are presented to demonstrate the existence of points of view, not as a basis for recommendations or as investment advice. Market and investment views of third-parties presented herein do not necessarily reflect the views of Commonfund, any manager retained by Commonfund to manage any investments for Commonfund (each, a “Manager”) or any fund managed by any Commonfund entity (each, a “Fund”). Accordingly, the views presented herein may not be relied upon as an indication of trading intent on behalf of Commonfund, any Manager or any Fund.

Statements concerning Commonfund’s views of possible future outcomes in any investment asset class or market, or of possible future economic developments, are not intended, and should not be construed, as forecasts or predictions of the future investment performance of any Fund. Such statements are also not intended as recommendations by any Commonfund entity or any Commonfund employee to the recipient of the presentation. It is Commonfund’s policy that investment recommendations to its clients must be based on the investment objectives and risk tolerances of each individual client. All market outlook and similar statements are based upon information reasonably available as of the date of this presentation (unless an earlier date is stated with regard to particular information), and reasonably believed to be accurate by Commonfund. Commonfund disclaims any responsibility to provide the recipient of this presentation with updated or corrected information or statements. Past performance is not indicative of future results. For more information please refer to Important Disclosures.

Stay connected with the Insights Blog

Popular Press Releases


Perspectives | Press Releases

2023 HEPI Report Released

Inflation for U.S. Higher Education Institutions Rises 4.0% in Fiscal 2023, Down from Fiscal 2022 Rate WILTON, Conn., December 13, 2023 – Data from the annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index®...
Perspectives | Press Releases

Foundations' Endowed Portfolios Produced Lower Returns in 2022

Longer-term results also eased, according to data from the annual Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study; despite lower returns, spending in support of missions held steady. Wilton, Conn. (August...
Perspectives | Press Releases

FY23 NACUBO-Commonfund Study Released

U.S. Higher Education Endowments Report 7.7% Return for FY23 While Spending More in Support of Their Missions 50th anniversary NACUBO-Commonfund Study shows participating colleges and universities...