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Nonprofit News Special Report: 2022 Traditional Investments Outlook

"Nonprofit News" checks in with nonprofit experts to gauge their expectations on the market outlook for the new year. Despite the challenges last year, 2021 achieved robust performance. But the lasting impact of the pandemic, slower economic growth, continued supply chain issues and an inflationary environment, have left investors with a cautious but positive outlook for 2022. Many are looking to de-risk their portfolios and rebalance towards policy allocations after colleges and universities saw their highest returns in three decades.

“U.S. has been, and we expect them to still be, the growth leader.”

MJ Bobyock
Nonprofit Advisory Director

Mary Jane Bobyock, Nonprofit Advisory Director, says that we expect to see positive returns in the future and expect to see above average growth globally.

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