As Mat Browning outlined in the CEO update, we’re
switching to a new name, logo and website from April.
This will be a very big and exciting change for UCA Funds
Management. The shift was first discussed over 12 months
ago with the new name approved by our own board and the
Standing Committee in late 2018.
The main reason is to grow the grant which supports
mission, community and advocacy programs. To achieve
this aspiration, we’re aiming to double the investments we
manage, so we must raise our profile beyond our traditional
investor base. Our new name will help us reinforce our
ethical values and stand out in an increasingly competitive
Aside from some cosmetic changes such as the names of
the products being updated to reflect the new brand there
won’t be any changes to how we go about achieving the
best possible ethical returns on your investments.
In the logo we wanted to retain the same colour scheme as a
link to our heritage while introducing new design elements
to help position us to clients as trusted, principled and
The ‘U’ in our new name alludes strongly to our UCA history
for our existing investors and ‘ethical’ conveys our values
as succinctly as possible to prospective investors.
Absolutely not! Our willingness to adopt bold positions
on important ethical matters has always been central to
who we are and derives from our origins with the Uniting
Church. The Church’s pioneering social justice advocacy
work still underpins our ethical framework.
We’ll be sharing more with you in the weeks and
months ahead and from April you can find us online at