UMDF Participation Rate
Through 1st Q 2024
Loan rate 4.95%


Welcome to the United Methodist Foundation for the Tennessee-Western KY Conference and Development Fund of TN/KY, Inc.


United Methodist

The United Methodist Foundation is a service ministry of the Tennessee-Western KY Conference of The United Methodist Church specializing in endowments, institutional accounts, stewardship, estate planning, and planned giving.  The Foundation specializes in a more long-term investment approach.


United Methodist
Development Fund

The United Methodist Development Fund of Tennessee/Kentucky, Inc. accepts investments from individuals, churches and organizations and offers loans to churches in the Tennessee, Memphis, and Kentucky Conferences.  The participation accounts offered operate similarly to a savings account and experience an annual percentage rate that is set by our board and reviewed quarterly.

In the News

Church Building/Renovation Grants Now Available!

The Board of the Development Fund for Kentucky and Tennessee and the Foundation for the Tennessee-Western KY Conference is pleased to announce the establishing of a new grant program.  These grants are to [...]

Q4 2023 Market Perspectives

January 16, 2024 Q4 2023 Colony Market Perspectives 2023 was a reminder of how common it is for investment markets to confound the greatest number of investors. Most prognosticators entered 2023 predicting that [...]

Q 3 2023 Colony Group Market Perspectives

October 17, 2023 Q3 2023 Colony Market Perspectives Introduction Equity markets declined during the third quarter following a surprisingly strong first half of the year. Investors had started to warm to the idea [...]

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