The Yale endowment model is likely the most famous and most popular approach to nonprofit investing. But it’s not the only approach, and for many organizations it may not be the right one.
In a recent series of three videos, I discussed the Yale model and how Vanguard, as an outsourced CIO, can offer an alternative approach to help nonprofits reach their investing goals and support their missions.
In part one, I give some background on how Yale invests its endowment and why its method became so popular.
In part two, I explore the reasons why many users of the endowment model, including Yale itself, are encountering difficulties.
And in part three, I present Vanguard’s approach to nonprofit investing and how it can benefit organizations of all sizes and missions.
For more details, you can check out a three-part blog series I wrote on the same topic.
Note: All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest.