- JPA Agreement (Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement)
The Authority by which CalTRUST was created and which governs the Trust. Prospective participants should carefully read this Agreement along with the Information Statement.
- Information Statement
This statement provides detailed information about the Trust and is informational only. Prospective participants should carefully read this Information Statement and the JPA Agreement.
- Investment Policy
This document provides the investment objectives, policies and restrictions for each of the three separately managed funds.
- Program Registration Form and Participation Agreement / Online Trading Registration Form
Completing this form constitutes an agreement to participate in the CalTRUST Program and provides the required information for opening an account. Transaction Forms are available following participant log-in. This form also includes the agreement and registration to utilize CalTRUST Online Trading features.
- Online Trading Instructions
Step-by-step instructions on how to use the CalTRUST online portal.
- Transaction Forms
Once an Account has been opened, Transaction documents are available for making contributions and withdrawals. Click here to log-in
For adoption by local governing body authorizing membership in the CalTRUST Joint Powers Authority. An agency may invest in CalTRUST as a "participant" without becoming a member of the CalTRUST JPA.
- Sample Staff Report
To accompany (at local agency discretion) the resolution authorizing membership in the CalTRUST Joint Powers Authority.
Special Announcements and Educational Resources:
- The Great NAV Debate: Part 1
In this first of two parts, we will look at SEC-registered MMFs, which play a critical role in today’s capital markets and economy; and the benefits of a stable NAV pricing regimen for these cash-like instruments.
- The Great NAV Debate: Part 2
In this second part, we will discuss the floating NAV: what it represents, and how it ensures equal treatment for all investors in non-money market funds, such as the CalTRUST Short- and Medium-Term funds.
- CalTRUST Short-Term Investing Webinar
This webinar provided an overview of the current economic environment and market conditions including some ideas to help local agencies achieve their investment objectives given the low interest rate environment. Presented on November 1, 2012.
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- CalTRUST Net Asset Value Webinar
This webinar provided an overview of the fundamentals of Net Asset Value (NAV) including the benefits of unitizing funds, characteristics of floating NAV, drivers of NAV volatility, stable vs floating NAV, and CalTRUST's portfolio strategy. Presented on July 17, 2013.
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- CalTRUST Investment Policy & Guideline Development Webinar
This webinar provided an overview of the fundamentals of investment policy development including the key benefits of an investment policy, key issues to consider, and how to develop guidelines. Presented on March 18, 2014.
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