The asset allocation strategy for the Community Foundation of Central Illinois is as follows:
The management of the asset allocation is targeted as follows:
|Domestic Large Cap Equities||30.0%|
|Domestic Small/Mid Cap Equities||15.0%|
The investment strategy of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois Endowment is to emphasize total return; that is, the aggregate return from capital appreciation and dividend and interest income.
The primary objective for the investment management for Endowment assets shall be:
Long-Term Growth of Capital – To emphasize long-term growth of principal while avoiding risk. Short-term volatility will be tolerated to the extent that it is consistent with the volatility of a comparable market index.
The chart below illustrates the Community Foundation of Central Illinois’ quarterly investment performance for calendar year 2021.
|Time Weighted Returns||1st Qtr||YTD||1Yr||3Yr||5Yr|
|Portfolio Return (annualized, Net of Fees)||-4.71||-4.71||4.08||10.40||8.55|
|CFCI Policy Benchmark (annualized)||-5.70||-5.70||2.21||9.61||8.43|
|Benchmark 60% SP500 / 40% BarCap||-5.07||-5.07||7.50||12.14||10.59|
The CFCI Policy Benchmark consists of 30% S&P 500, 15% Russell 2000 Small Cap Index, 15% MSCI EAFE Index, and 40% Barclays Aggregate Bond Index, rebalanced and compounded monthly.