District of Columbia

Hedge Funds Deliver for District of Columbia Retirees, Students, and Nonprofits

In the Nation’s Capital, hedge funds deliver for retirement security, college education, and the important work done by nonprofits and charities through $30.77 Billion in investments. Institutional investors – like pensions, university endowments, and nonprofits – use hedge funds to meet financial obligations, diversify their investment portfolios, and manage risk.

Total hedge fund investments:

$30.7 BILLION

Deliver for pensions:

$18.6 BILLION

Deliver for colleges:

$1 BILLION

Deliver for nonprofits:

$11.1 BILLION

Retirement Plans

Deliver for pensions:

$18.6 BILLION

AT LEAST 29

retirement plans invest in hedge funds including:
National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust

$3.3 BILLION for

259,400 plan participants

IBRD Retirement Plans

$2.5 BILLION for

12,300 plan participants

I.A.M. National Pension Fund

$1.6 BILLION for

297,454 plan participants

Colleges & Universities

Deliver for colleges:

$1 BILLION

AT LEAST 7

colleges and universities invest in hedge funds including:
Georgetown University Endowment

$513 MILLION for

19,593 students

George Washington University Endowment

$196 MILLION for

27,814 students

American University Endowment

$159 MILLION for

14,318 students

This includes at least 1 HBCU, such as:
Howard University

$79 MILLION for

Foundations & Nonprofits

Deliver for nonprofits:

$11.1 BILLION

AT LEAST 36

foundations and nonprofits invest in hedge funds including:
American Red Cross

$392 MILLION

National Geographic Society

$328 MILLION

Wyss Foundation

$322 MILLION

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Unless otherwise noted, all hedge fund investment data is sourced and licensed from Preqin’s alternative asset database as of March 2021 or publicly available, federal datasets. Sources for additional information included on this website are noted where the data appears.

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