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Commonfund Appoints Terrence Hill, Managing Director, OCIO Business

WILTON, CT (July 30, 2020) — Commonfund, a leading asset manager for nonprofit organizations, today announced the appointment of Terrence (Terry) Hill as Managing Director, Business Development. In...
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2019 Commonfund Benchmarks Study® of Independent Schools Released

Independent Schools Report 5.7% Return on Endowment Assets for FY2019 Investment Results Are Lower than Previous 2 Years but at Mid-Point of 5-Year Returns; 10-Year Returns Show Sharp Increase...
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2019 HEPI Report Released

Inflation for U.S. higher education institutions rises 2.5% in fiscal 2019 WILTON, CT, December 23, 2019 – Data from the annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) show that inflation for...
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Three New Members Appointed to Board of Trustees

Commonfund Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Trustees Wilton, CT, December 19, 2019 – Commonfund, a leading asset manager for nonprofit organizations, endowments, foundations and public...
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2018 Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Foundations Released

National Foundation Study Reports Negative Investment Returns for 2018; Spending Rates Steady, Donations to Community Foundations Mixed Data from the Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study Generally...
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Commonfund Institute Announces First 2019 HEPI Estimate at 2.6%

More frequent forecasts are first of several planned HEPI enhancements Institute will unveil in 2019 Wilton, CT, May 14, 2019 – Commonfund Institute today announced that the first 2019 estimate for...
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Majority of Investors Expect Bull Market to End

Nonprofit Investors Anticipate Weakening Consumer Confidence to Cause End of Bull Market, Commonfund Survey Finds Majority of Endowments, Foundations Expect Bull Market to End Within 2 Years Wilton,...
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2018 Commonfund Benchmarks Study® of Independent Schools (CSIS) Released

Commonfund Study of Independent Schools Reports 7.4% Return on Endowment Assets for FY2018 Investment Result Is Lower Compared to Previous Year, but Long-Term Returns Generally Improve WILTON, CT,...
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2018 HEPI Report Released

Inflation for U.S. Higher Education Institutions Rises 2.8% in Fiscal 2018 WILTON, CT, December 10, 2018 – Data from the annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) show that inflation for...
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2017 CSHO Study of Healthcare Organizations Released

Organizations Participating in Commonfund Benchmarks Study® of Nonprofit Healthcare Organizations Report Mixed Long-Term Results 13.2% Investment Return for 2017 Is Highest for Healthcare...
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2017 CCSF Study of Foundations Released

National Foundation Study Shows Investment Returns Rose in 2017; Spending Rates Mixed, Gift-Giving Increased for Community Foundations Data from the Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study (CCSF)...
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Commonfund Leadership Changes

Commonfund Appoints Mark Anson Chief Executive Officer Deborah Spalding and Kristofer Kwait appointed Deputy CIOs  Wilton, CT, June 7, 2018 – Commonfund, an asset manager for endowments, foundations...
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Survey Finds Investors Remain Cautiously Optimistic

Nonprofit Investors Believe Trade Wars and Protectionism Pose Greatest Threat to the Global Economy, Finds Commonfund Survey Endowments, Foundations Remain Cautiously Optimistic on Achieving...