Reports & Surveys

2016 HEPI Report Released

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Oct 31, 2016

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge | Operating Assets

The annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) report provides an analysis of HEPI and the cost factors associated with the index. Download your copy today to determine increases in funding necessary to maintain both real purchasing power and investment at your institution.

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Commonfund Study of Responsible Investing: Foundations Survey

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Jul 14, 2016

Topic: Asset Allocation | Investment Strategy | Responsible Investing

Commonfund Institute and The Council on Foundations survey builds upon the 2014 Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations® (CCSF) by delving in to responsible investing practices, policies and portfolio strategies.

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Be Heard: Participate in the next Study of Endowments

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Mar 2, 2016

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

Become a participant in the next NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments® (NCSE). The NCSE provides the most comprehensive analysis of financial, investment and governance policies and practices. Let your voice be heard on a range of topics important to educational endowments.

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HEPI

Posted by Commonfund on Dec 4, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The annual Commonfund Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) report provides an analysis of HEPI and the cost factors...

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Hedge Funds: An Instructional Look

Posted by Commonfund on Dec 4, 2015

Topic: Asset Allocation | Hedge Funds

Hedge funds often account for the largest share of institutions’ allocation to alternative investment strategies yet, hedge fund strategies can be difficult to understand. We have created a reference guide that will be useful when considering hedge funds in your portfolios.

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Be Heard: Participate in the next Study of Operating Charities

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Oct 11, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

Become a participant in the next Operating Charities Study. The Commonfund Benchmarks Study® – Operating Charities Report provides an in-depth analysis of the investment and governance policies and practices of cultural, religious and social service organizations across the U.S. Let your voice be heard on a range a topics important to operating charities.

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Be Heard: Participate in the next Study of Healthcare Organizations

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Aug 28, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

Become a participant in the next Healthcare Organizations Report. The Commonfund Benchmarks Study® – Healthcare Organizations Report provides an analysis of the investment and governance policies and practices of nonprofit healthcare organizations across the U.S. Let your voice be heard on a range a topics important to healthcare organizations.

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Be Heard: Participate in the next Study of Private and Community Foundations

Posted by Commonfund Institute on Aug 21, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

Become a participant in the next Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations (CCSF). This annual report provides an overview on investment and governance policies and practices of endowments for private and community foundations.

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Study of Foundations

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 21, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The CCSF study provides an authoritative and comprehensive survey of private and community foundation investment and governance practices.

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Responsible Investing: Endowment Survey

Posted by Commonfund on Apr 19, 2015

Topic: Responsible Investing

Commonfund Institute, NACUBO and AGB survey builds upon the 2014 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments® by delving in to responsible investing practices, policies and portfolio strategies. Topics covered include: defining responsible investing practices; current investment practices; policies and procedures; views on responsible investing; and potential portfolio changes.

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Study of Endowments

Posted by Commonfund on Mar 2, 2015

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments® (NCSE) provides the most comprehensive analysis of financial, investment and governance policies and practices.

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Commonfund Benchmarks Study – Operating Charities Report

Posted by Commonfund on Nov 10, 2014

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The Commonfund Benchmarks Study–Operating Charities Report provides an analysis of investment and governance policies and practices of operating charities.

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Commonfund Benchmarks Study – Healthcare Report

Posted by Commonfund on Aug 28, 2014

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

The Commonfund Benchmarks Study–Healthcare Report provides an analysis of investment & governance policies & practices of healthcare organizations.

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