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Fundamentals of College and Nonprofit Endowments

February 8, 2022 | Online | 1–2:15 pm ET| Part of the Endowment Leadership Series

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If endowments are not rainy-day funds, what are they? Experts will cover how endowments are managed to provide colleges, universities, and other nonprofit organizations with a steady and reliable source of funding over the long term. In this session, explore the basic structure of endowments and understand how they are managed to support current operations without shortchanging the future.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand why endowments are important for scholarships and student aid, university research, public service, and campus infrastructure
  • Recognize the long-term objectives of investment practices and policies
  • Compare the differences between in-house versus outsourced investment management
  • Explore current issues impacting endowments such as socially conscious investing
This webcast is part of the Endowment Leaders Series. Visit the series page to see other sessions available for a la carte registration or to purchase access to the whole series.

Endowment Management Webcast Workshop


No prerequisites and/or advance preparation required.

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Estimated 1.5 CPE Credits

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