Purpose of the Mississippi United Methodist Foundation
The purpose of The Foundation is to serve the mission needs of The Church through its unique ministry of planned giving and stewardship of gifts received in trust for those ministries. The Foundation serves The Annual Conference as it meets the needs of donors and encourages the continual dedication of new resources to fulfill the many unmet needs within The Church.
The Foundation is a “servant” of The Church’s members, local congregations and The Annual Conference’s agencies, institutions, mission projects and special ministries.
Investment & Finance Committee
The Foundation has a 15 person Investment Committee that oversees the management of the investment portfolio and works in conjunction with an independent investment consultant to monitor and evaluate the asset allocation, investment strategies and investment managers.
The Investment & Finance Committee also shall examine the operations, the accounting controls and the integrity of the financial statements. The external auditors report directly to this committee before reporting to the full Board of Directors.
Investment Policy Statement
Foundation has an investment policy statement that states the objective of the Foundation and provides investment guidelines for asset allocation
The Foundation has a strong history and bright future helping to benefit United Methodists in fulfilling their ministry of Christian stewardship. Our purpose is to enable the Church in the achievement of her God-appointed missions providing resources that strengthen the ability of United Methodists to be faithful stewards, discover the joy of giving and philanthropy while advancing Christian ministries.