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Short-Term Fund (STF) as of January 31, 2019


STF is open primarily to foundations, endowments, other 501(c)(3) organizations, and certain other non-profit organizations. In most cases, organizations seeking to invest in STF must be "accredited investors" as defined in Rule 501(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, which generally requires that a non-profit organization have total assets in excess of $5 million. The $5 million need not be invested entirely in STF.


Total Assets $81.0 million
Total Member Organizations 53
Inception Date May 31, 1994
Minimum Initial Investment $50,000
Primary Benchmark BofA Merrill Lynch US 6-Month Treasury Bill Index

Allocations and Performance Overview

STF Overview

Please click the link above for details on STF's performance benchmark, manager allocations, expenses, and performance. The document is updated monthly. For return data and fund holdings, see below.

Return Data

STF Current Performance

STF Performance History

STF Net Asset Values




The Acrobat format (.pdf) is easy to read and will print clearly. The comma-separated text format (.txt) can be imported into a wide variety of software applications. STF holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and are not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.


For the latest TIP Prospectus, which includes STF, see the link below.

Prior to July 2004, the fund employed a different investment approach and manager than those currently employed. Investments in debt securities typically decrease in value when interest rates rise although the risk is less for short-term debt securities than for longer-term debt securities.


Index Descriptions

The prospectus contains detailed information about risks associated with the TIFF mutual funds. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Mutual fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The mutual funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC.
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