Barnabas Foundation manages in excess of $300 million in total assets, which gives us access to direct, personal service from nationally-recognized Fund Managers at very cost-effective rates. By investing through Barnabas Foundation, an organization gains a high level of professional expertise, low expenses and investment managers who are available only to the largest investors.
Barnabas Foundation believes that maintaining a well diversified portfolio is important in achieving long-term attractive risk-adjusted returns. We also realize that various organizations will have different levels of risk tolerance; therefore, we offer a number of different investment allocation models with different risk levels.
Barnabas Cash Equivalents Fund (Very Low Risk)
The Barnabas Cash Equivalents Fund provides income on cash reserves while preserving capital. The assets are invested to provide daily liquidity while maintaining a share price of $1. The Fund may invest in institutional money market funds, U.S. Treasury Securities and Bank CD's. This fund is ideal for clients with short term cash needs.
Barnabas Income Fund (Low Risk)
The Barnabas Income Fund seeks to generate income while preserving capital similar to a portfolio invested entirely in bonds. The Fund objectives are appropriate for accounts that anticipate expending all funds within five (5) years.
Barnabas Conservative Fund (Low Risk)
The Barnabas Conservative Fund seeks to generate current income with some capital appreciation similar to a portfolio of thirty (30%) percent stocks and seventy (70%) percent bonds. The fund objectives are appropriate for accounts that anticipate expending all funds within seven (7) years or less.
Barnabas Balanced Fund (Moderate Risk)
The Barnabas Balanced Fund seeks to generate long-term capital appreciation similar to a portfolio of fifty (50%) percent stocks and fifty (50%) percent bonds. The fund objectives are appropriate for accounts that anticipate expending all funds over an extended period of time, such as seven (7) years or longer.
Barnabas Aggressive Growth Fund (Moderate to High Risk)
The Barnabas Aggressive Growth Fund seeks to generate long-term capital appreciation similar to a portfolio of seventy (70%) percent stocks and thirty (30%) percent bonds. The Fund objectives are appropriate for accounts that anticipate expending all funds over an extended period of time, such as fifteen (15) years or longer and who can accept higher levels of account value changes
Barnabas Endowment Fund (Moderate to High Risk)
The Barnabas Endowment Fund seeks to generate a long-term rate of return consistent with a traditional endowment spending policy plus inflation. The fund objectives are appropriate for accounts that are perpetual in nature and anticipate expending all funds beyond twenty (20) years.
Barnabas Foundation uses the investment consulting services of NEPC, LLC. NEPC is an independent, full service investment consulting firm providing asset allocation, manager search, performance evaluation, and investment policy services. NEPC, LLC has been providing consulting services as its sole line of business since 1986. NEPC's Philanthropic Practice Group is dedicated to providing innovative and proactive investment solutions to over 100 separate endowment/foundations representing $49 billion in total assets. NEPC has one of the consulting industry's largest research staffs and has subject experts in all facets of traditional and alternative investments.