What is Praxis?

Invest in what matters

Praxis Mutual Funds, advised by Everence Capital Management, integrates social and financial considerations, while seeking to make a real, positive impact on the world around us. Some call it socially responsible investing or values-based investing, Praxis calls it stewardship investing, because we believe in being good stewards with our investments. Invest in Praxis Funds directly or incorporate our Funds in your investment portfolios and retirement accounts.
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Values-based and risk-driven company screening

Recognizing that no company is perfect, we seek to carefully balance performance with the desire to have a portfolio that reflects our stewardship investing core values. We use a combination of our traditional values screens and an industry-leading, data-driven screening process.
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Robust shareholder advocacy

We take stock ownership seriously and communicate with corporate management at the companies we are invested in. Praxis leads initiatives to talk with the companies and also works together with other concerned investors to promote positive social change.
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Positive investments

We seek to include investments that both generate a competitive financial return and deliver a clear and direct benefit to people and our planet. These investments include renewable energy, low-income housing, international development, and medical research.
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Conscientious proxy voting

Praxis believes it’s our responsibility to communicate with corporate management about issues of financial and social concern through careful, values-driven voting of proxies.
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Community development investing

Praxis commits approximately 1 percent of each fund to deep-impact community development investing that helps provide economic opportunity for disadvantaged individuals and communities across the country and around the world.

Praxis funds

Put your faith and values into action

Praxis Mutual Funds are different in subtle ways, like the flexibility to set up an income tithing plan, so that dividends from your fund investments go straight to supporting your selected charities. The Praxis fund family includes five funds:

Praxis Impact Bond Fund1

Seeks current income and, to a lesser extent, seeks capital appreciation.

Praxis Growth Index Fund2

Seeks capital appreciation through a portfolio of stocks intended to reflect the investment performance of the U.S. large cap growth equities market.

Praxis International Index Fund3

Seeks to capture the investment performance of developed and emerging international markets.

Praxis Small Cap Index Fund4

Seeks capital appreciation through a portfolio consisting primarily of smaller company stocks.

Praxis Value Index Fund2

Seeks capital appreciation through a portfolio intended to reflect the investment performance of the large cap value equities market.

Praxis Genesis portfolios

We make it less complicated

We offer three Praxis Genesis Portfolios5, allowing you to invest in the risk level that may best fit your situation6

Praxis Genesis Conservative Portfolio

Seeks current income with capital appreciation as a secondary objective.

Praxis Genesis Balanced Portfolio

Seeks long-term capital appreciation and growth of income, with current income a secondary objective.

Praxis Genesis Growth Portfolio

Seeks long-term capital appreciation.

Find fund performance information, Fund details, and the prospectus at the Praxis Mutual Funds website. 

Connect with a representative

Talk with an Everence representative to invest in Praxis Mutual Funds.

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Download and complete the application, and mail it to Praxis Mutual Funds, c/o U.S. Bancorp Fund Services LLC, P.O. Box 701, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0701.

Learn more about Praxis Mutual Funds at the Praxis Mutual Funds website.

Shareholder customer service
(800) 977-2947
info@everence.com

 

Stewardship investing core values

Your values, your impact

Six values guide our approach to stewardship investing. These values express our best expectations for corporate behavior and provide a consistent standard for current and future investments.
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  • Respect the dignity and value of all people
  • Build a world at peace and free from violence.
  • Demonstrate a concern for justice in a global society.
  • Exhibit responsible management practices.
  • Support and involve communities.
  • Practice environmental stewardship.

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Real impact, it matters

Everence Money Market Account

Flexible access to your accounts

Place your funds in an Everence Money Market Account, and you will get the flexibility and convenience to write checks.

  • Receive a competitive interest rate on your savings. 
  • Support underserved communities through Urban Partnership Bank.

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Disclosure

1 Bond funds will tend to experience smaller fluctuations in value than stock funds. Investors in any bond fund, however, should anticipate fluctuations in price, especially for longer-term issues and in environments of rising interest rates.

2 Equity securities (stocks) are more volatile and carry more risk than other forms of investments, including investments in high-grade fixed income securities.

3 Foreign investments involve greater risks than U.S. investments, including political and economic risks and the risk of currency fluctuations.

4 Formerly named Small Cap Fund. There are special risks associated with small capitalization issues, such as market illiquidity and greater market volatility than large capitalization issues.

5 Ranges provided in the pie charts may vary from the actual allocation and may include up to 10 percent in non-Praxis funds and Exchange Traded Funds as a means to gain exposure to unique investment characteristics not available in the underlying Praxis funds. The screening criteria may differ from the Everence core stewardship investing guidelines.

6 Because each fund in the Genesis Portfolios is a “fund of funds,” the cost of investing in a fund may be higher than the cost of investing directly in the shares of the underlying funds in which they invest. Each fund will bear its share of fees and expenses of the underlying funds, in addition to indirectly bearing the principal risks of those funds.

Everence Capital Management and Urban Partnership Bank are not affiliated. The Everence Money Market Account is not distributed by BHIL Distributors LLC.

An investment in the Praxis Mutual Funds is not a deposit in a bank account and is not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any other government agency.

The Everence Money Market Account is FDIC insured (subject to FDIC rules and limits) for up to $250,000 through Urban Partnership Bank. Please note, however, that for purposes of determining the FDIC coverage, any money that you have on deposit directly with Urban Partnership Bank will be combined with the amount on deposit in your Everence Money Market Account.

The Fund’s stewardship investing strategy could cause the fund to sell or avoid securities that may subsequently perform well, and the application of social screens may cause the fund to lag the performance of its index.

You should consider the fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The fund’s prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information. Call (800) 977-2947 or visit praxismutualfunds.com for a prospectus, which you should read carefully before you invest. Praxis Mutual Funds are advised by Everence Capital Management and distributed through BHIL Distributors LLC., member FINRA. Investment products offered are not FDIC insured, may lose value, and have no bank guarantee.