The United Methodist Development Fund

Vision and Mission


UMDF exists to promote the mission of The United Methodist Church.

We are organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes to help The United Methodist Church become more clearly focused on mission through the integration of financial and leadership resources.



UMDF is a nonprofit corporation resulting from the 1969 merger of the Methodist Investment Fund and the Evangelical United Brethren Investment Fund. When the two funds were united financially on December 31, 1969, they had a combined asset value of $28,015,228. 

Over the course of our 50 year history, we have made over 2,000 loans totaling more than $500 million, encouraging churches across the United States to pursue their God-sized dreams.


Core Values: Servanthood, Integrity And Competence

Servanthood - Starting with the question, “What can UMDF do for you?”

Integrity - Doing what is right with honesty and strong moral principles.

Competence - Performing every task for every client according to the high expectations we set for ourselves.


Our Board


Contact Us

Address: 11709 Boulder Lane, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78726

Phone: (800) 862 - 8633 / (800) UMC - UMDF

Email: or


Read our circular

An offering circular is a prospectus, or legal document, that provides details about investments which are for sale to the public. Click here to read.

See our Financial Statement

Our financial statement audit is the examination and report of our financial statements and accompanying disclosures by an independent auditor. Click here to read.


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