Financials Strong Investment Management The ebbs and flows of the market require diligent analysis and constant oversight. The SDCF’s Investment Committee meets regularly to ensure investments are being managed prudently for long-term results.
Investment Committee Goals
a donor’s initial investment
a steady stream of income to support charitable causes
growth in the fund over time
Benefits of Our Investment Structure
Partnering with the SDCF gives donors the maximum tax benefit. Our public charity status allows for tax-free investment income, so your charitable gifts can make the largest possible impact.
We are the largest and only statewide community foundation in South Dakota. Our pooled endowment allows us to access investments at a lower cost, which leads to higher net return.
Investment Committee members are experienced business leaders who meet regularly to guide the SDCF’s investment strategy.
Our administration fee is an industry low. Our staff files all grant, auditing and government reports. We also provide quarterly statements to update fund holders.