Investing for Growth

Through the guidance of experienced asset managers and the Foundation's Board of Trustees, KMF provides competitive returns while investing in sustainable and socially responsible ways.​

Select Your Investment Approach

When opening an account with the Foundation, you can select 100% Balanced Fund or choose specific asset allocations among several options. ​
The Balanced Fund seeks to maximize long-term investment returns, including current income and capital appreciation, while reducing short-term risk by investing in a broad mix of assets. This fund provides a simple solution for long-term legacy investments, with an asset allocation of 65% Equity and 35% Fixed Income.​
The Equity Fund seeks to earn long-term capital appreciation primarily from a broadly diversified portfolio of foreign and domestic funds, with a target mix of 55% U.S. Equity Fund and 45% International Equity Fund.
The Fixed-Income Fund seeks to earn current income by investing in a broadly diversified portfolio of fixed-income instruments. ​
The Short Term Investment Fund seeks to provide a low-risk investment option for the preservation of capital. This funds is a competitive option for shorter term investment needs, such as renovations, capital campaign pledges, known capital needs, etc. ​
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A Certificate of Participation provides the security of a fixed income type vehicle at competitive rates for 1-year and 2-year investments. Certificates of Participation are the funding source of KMF's Church Development Loan Fund. 
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The Balanced Fund seeks to maximize long-term investment returns, including current income and capital appreciation, while reducing short-term risk by investing in a broad mix of investments. This fund provides a simple solution for long-term legacy investments, with an asset allocation of 65% Equity and 35% Fixed Income.​
Seeks to earn long-term capital appreciation primarily from a broadly diversified portfolio of foreign and domestic funds, with a target mix of 55% U.S. Equity Fund and 45% International Equity Fund. ​
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Seeks to earn current income by investing in a broadly diversified portfolio of fixed-income instruments. ​
The Short Term Fund seeks to provide a low-risk investment option for the preservation of capital. This funds is a competitive option for shorter term investment needs, such as renovations, capital campaign pledges, known capital needs, etc. ​
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A Certificate of Participation provides the security of a fixed income type vehicle at competitive rates for short term investments. Certificates of Participation are the funding source of the Foundation's Church Development Loan Fund providing loans to the Great Plains Conference United Methodist Churches and related institutions throughout the state of Kansas and Nebraska for the purchase of real estate, building new church starts, renovating existing buildings, large maintenance projects, operating needs and re-financing existing indebtedness. ​

Trustworthy Financial Performance

Kansas Methodist Foundation partners with Wespath Institutional Investments to manage investments. Our funds consistently perform similar to or better than index funds.​
Latest Financial Results

Opening an Investment Account

Step 1: Determine your investment approach, see funds options above. We are available to discuss the options with you and which might be best in your situation. 

Step 2: Complete the Account Investment Application. If you would like to receive withdrawals via direct deposit, complete the Authorization Agreement for ACH.

Step 3: Send the completed agreement(s) and investment check to KMF.

                 Kansas Methodist Foundation
                 P.O. Box 605
                 Hutchinson, KS 67504



Updating your account and requesting a withdrawal are easy! Simply complete the account update form or submit a withdrawal request.
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Let's Get Started

Through opening an investment fund you can create more impact for ministry. Curious about the best investment options for your church/organization? The first step is scheduling a time to talk with Rev. Dr. Dustin Petz, President and CEO of the Kansas Methodist Foundation. ​
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Rev. Dr. Dustin Petz

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