Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives
The purpose of this statement is to establish a clear understanding of the investment policy, guidelines and objectives of the Endowment Fund established by CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars (hereinafter the "Fund").  The intent of this investment plan is to be sufficiently specific to be meaningful but flexible enough to be practical.
     Investment Policy     
The assets of the Fund portfolio are to be invested with the objective of achieving the greatest return consistent with the fiduciary character of the fund and to maintain a level of liquidity that is sufficient to meet the normal needs of CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars.
     Financial Responsibility     
The Board of Trustees of CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars shall designate an Investment Committee charged with the responsibility for the investment of the assets of CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars. The Investment Committee shall discharge their duties solely to the interest of CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars. They shall discharge their duties with care, skill, prudence, and diligence under the circumstances then prevailing that a prudent person acting in a like capacity and familiar with such matters would use in the conduct of an enterprise of a like character and with like aims.
     Delegation of Investment Management     
The management of the Fund and the responsibility for investment decisions for the Fund are to be made by the Investment Committee. The Investment Committee will have complete discretion within the investment policies and objectives set forth in this statement, or as may be modified from time to time by a majority vote of the CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars Board of Trustees.
     Scholarship Objectives    
  1. Principal will not be invaded to make awards.
  2. It is anticipated that annual distributions will be Net Earnings up to 5% of the net assets; calculated on December 31st of each preceding year. 
     Investment Objectives     
The investment objectives of the Fund will be to attain a favorable relative return for the entire fund, consistent with preservation of capital emphasizing some income generation and long term growth.
CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars recognizes that the cash flow generated from the portfolio will be composed of a combination of dividends, interest and which will be used for the annual Fund scholarship awards. Declared Capital Gains will also be available for the annual Fund scholarship awards if needed to maintain the up to  5% distribution of scholarships.
            The portfolio will be managed as described below:
                        Target:             Stocks- 45% (range 45% to 75%)
                                                Bonds  - 55% (range 25% to 55%)
                                                Cash    - as required
                        Guidelines:      Investment Philosophy - cautious, fair tolerance to
                                                Expected rate of return - a blend of the results of the
                                                stock and bond markets, and well above inflation over
                                                the years.
                        Benchmark:     CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars portfolio results
                                                would be compared with a benchmark composed of:
                                                       Stock index composed of S&P 500
                                                       Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index
                                                       A 3-month Treasury Bill Index (a cash comparable)
     Investment Guidelines     
  1. The Investment Committee may allocate the Fund's assets among authorized investments.
  2. Any cash reserves should be invested in interest bearing securities; free of risk of loss and highly liquid.
  3. As defined or described herein, the following are acceptable asset classes for authorized investments:
Mutual Funds
Common Stock
Preferred Stock
US Government Securities
Bonds - with an "Investment Grade" rating or better
Money Market Funds
Certificates of Deposit
      Bank Checking and/or Savings Accounts
All assets should have a readily ascertainable market value.
  1. The Investment Committee shall be permitted to invest in publicly traded mutual funds, common stock and preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange,   principal regional exchanges and over-the-counter securities. Investment in foreign securities is expressly prohibited except those listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
  2. The following are prohibited transactions or assets:
    1. Commodity trading, including all futures contracts,
    2. Purchasing letter stock,
    3. Short selling,
    4. Foreign securities other than those listed on the New York Stock Exchange,
    5. Stock options.
  3. The investments shall be so diversified as to minimize the risk of large losses for the portfolio as a whole, unless, under particular circumstances, it is clearly prudent not to do so.
The Investment Committee should review the investments at least semi-annually to discuss the results, status, and prospects for the CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars portfolio relative to the formulated policies and objectives.
     Professional Money Manager     
The Investment Committee may, upon approval of the Board of Trustees, hire, consult with, or direct a professional money manager to manage the portfolio of the CSF of B-G-M Dollars for Scholars. This "Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives" shall then be the guideline to be used by any such professional money manager.