Financials & Annual Reports

We offer outstanding financial and investment management, and other services to our fund holders and donors.

Finance

Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona officeOur Finance Committee lay leaders develop and monitor controls and best practices, develop budget recommendations for the Board of Trustees, and oversee the annual independent audit process.

Annual Reports

2015-2016 Annual Report

2014-2015 Annual Report

2013-2014 Annual Report

2012-2013 Annual Report

Investments

JCF’s Investment Committee lay leaders and our investment management company, SEI Investments, work together to ensure that our donor and community funds are prudently invested for optimum performance over time.

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 1st quarter 2017

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 4th quarter 2016

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 3rd quarter 2016

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 2nd quarter 2016

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 1st quarter 2016

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 4th quarter 2015

SEI Quarterly Market Commentary 3rd quarter 2015

Pool A is a well-diversified portfolio of domestic and international equities, fixed income vehicles and alternative investments.  It is designed to meet a long-term investment horizon.  There is a risk of loss of principal.

Pool C is designed for capital preservation and a short investment horizon and invests in cash and/or short-term fixed income instruments.

Snapshots

  • Fiscal year ending December 31, 2015

    Total Assets
    $92,300,000

    Contributions
    $12.17 million in gifts received

    Grants & Distributions
    $5.6 million in grants and distributions
    65% to the Tucson Jewish community
    11% to the Tucson general community
    24% to other regional, national and international Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.

    Net Investment Returns
    2015   (2.3%)
    2014     5.6%
    2013    15.4%
    2012    12.9%
    2011     0.3%
    2010   13.3%

    Portfolio Allocation
    Our portfolio results are competitive, with most funds invested as follows:
    42% Total Fixed Income
    51% Total Equity
    6% Alternatives
    1% Cash & Equivalents

    *The SEI Screened World Equity ex-US Fund will invest in securities of foreign issuers located in developed and emerging market countries, but will seek to avoid investing in companies whose activities directly or indirectly benefit the governments of countries that support terrorism, genocide or human rights abuses.

    • Fiscal year ending December 31, 2014

      Total Assets
      $88,792,000

      Contributions
      $5.12 million in gifts received

      Grants & Distributions
      $5.6 million in grants and distributions
      54% to the Tucson Jewish community
      12% to the Tucson general community
      34% to other regional, national and international Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.

      Net Investment Returns
      2014     5.6%
      2013    15.4%
      2012    12.9%
      2011     0.3%
      2010   13.3%

      Portfolio Allocation
      Our portfolio results are competitive, with most funds invested as follows:
      35.1% Total Fixed Income
      57.5% Total Equity
      6.1% Alternatives
      1.1% Cash & Equivalents

      *The SEI Screened World Equity ex-US Fund will invest in securities of foreign issuers located in developed and emerging market countries, but will seek to avoid investing in companies whose activities directly or indirectly benefit the governments of countries that support terrorism, genocide or human rights abuses.

      • Fiscal year ending December 31, 2013

        Total Assets
        $86,357,809

        Contributions
        $6.23 million in gifts received

        Grants & Distributions
        $4.5 million in grants and distributions
        59% to the Tucson Jewish community
        26% to the Tucson general community
        15% to other regional, national and international Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.

        Net Investment Returns
        2013    15.4%
        2012    12.9%
        2011     0.3%
        2010   13.3%

        Portfolio Allocation
        Our portfolio results are competitive, with most funds invested as follows:
        34.5% US Equity
        29.3% Fixed Income
        18.1% World Equity x-US*
        11.2% Other
        6.3% Alternatives
        0.6% Cash & Equivalents

        *The SEI Screened World Equity ex-US Fund will invest in securities of foreign issuers located in developed and emerging market countries, but will seek to avoid investing in companies whose activities directly or indirectly benefit the governments of countries that support terrorism, genocide or human rights abuses.

      • Fiscal year ending December 31, 2012

        Total Assets
        $73,570,607.00

        Contributions
        $6.18 million in gifts received

        Grants & Distributions
        $4.6 million in grants and distributions.
        57% to the Tucson Jewish community
        31% to the Tucson general community
        12% to other regional, national and international Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.

        Net Investment Returns
        2013     15.4%
        2012     12.9%
        2011      0.3%
        2010     13.3%

        Portfolio Allocation
        Our portfolio results are competitive, with most funds invested as follows:
        34.5% US Equity
        29.3% Fixed Income
        18.1% World Equity x-US*
        11.2% Other
        6.3% Alternatives
        0.6% Cash & Equivalents

        *The SEI Screened World Equity ex-US Fund will invest in securities of foreign issuers located in developed and emerging market countries, but will seek to avoid investing in companies whose activities directly or indirectly benefit the governments of countries that support terrorism, genocide or human rights abuses.

       

      For more information, please contact our Chief Financial Officer.