Common Trust Funds

Conservative Fund

Investment Objective

The investment objective is asset growth and income generation while moderating risk by investing primarily in short-term/money market and bond investments combined with secondary components in stocks.

Investment Policy

The targeted long-term allocation is 20% stock, 50% bond, and 30% short-term money market.

Investor Profile

An investor with a 3–5 year time horizon who desires income and capital appreciation.

Investment Options

The Common Trust Funds (CTF) investment options are comprised of funds that are selected from the broad market of mutual funds or of funds selected from mutual fund companies that make an effort to limit their holdings to the stock of companies providing goods and services benefiting society with limited negative effect to the natural environment.

Calendar Year Total Returns — as of 12/31/2015**

Total Market Funds***6.39%1.57%6.40%5.76%2.19%0.34%
Socially Responsible Investing****6.57%1.87%5.74%5.79%1.97%0.65%

*The Common Trust Funds are invested in mutual funds selected by the Brethren in Christ Foundation. The Foundation will also select the mutual fund money market or bank money market for the Money Market Common Trust Fund.

**Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

***Funded on 08/07/03

****Funded on 07/31/2005