New book draws upon religious art to inspire readers and spark contemplation on compassion, giving and sacrifice
April 8, 2019
Inspiring Generosity: Stories of Faith and Grace in Art, a new book from The Thrivent Collection of Religious Art (“the collection”), presents forty original prints, drawings and illuminated manuscripts spanning eight centuries of Western art history. With pieces from prominent artists like Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn and Édouard Manet, the artworks highlight examples of compassion, giving and sacrifice. Each piece is presented with commentary that provides art historical, theological and devotional insights.
Thrivent announces matching opportunity to help victims impacted by recent flooding and tornadoes
March 25, 2019
Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization of Christians, today announced it will match one dollar for every two dollars made in personal donations on Thrivent.com to featured organizations supporting victims impacted by recent flooding and tornadoes. Thrivent will match up to $250,000. In addition, the organization is encouraging its members to volunteer by forming Thrivent Action Teams or for eligible members to consider directing Thrivent Choice Dollars to relief organizations.
Thrivent Mutual Funds named one of Barron's Best Fund Families in 2018
March 19, 2019
Thrivent Mutual Funds has been named as the no. 4 fund family in Barron’s annual ranking of the Best Fund Families of 2018 based on performance for the year ending on December 31, 2018. The firm outranked more than 90 percent of the fund families included in the ranking. The magazine article, which published on March 8, 2019, recognized a total of 57 fund families for this year’s fund family ranking. In addition, Thrivent Mutual Funds came in at an no. 3 out of 55 funds in the five-year ranking category.
Thrivent Mutual Funds wins seven Lipper Awards in 2019
March 8, 2019
Thrivent Mutual Funds has been honored with seven 2019 Lipper Awards from Refinitiv for its Small Cap Stock Fund, Mid Cap Stock Fund and Aggressive Allocation Stock Fund, and earned a group award for the performance of its mixed assets class. The annual awards, which were presented at a gala in New York City last evening, recognize the performance of funds and fund management firms over three, five and 10-year periods. Since 2008, Thrivent Mutual Funds has received a total of 25 Lipper Awards.
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Facts & Figures
* As of Dec. 31, 2017.
** Funding for Thrivent’s outreach comes from our tax exemption as a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society. Money we would otherwise pay in certain taxes instead goes to strengthen the communities, congregations and causes our members care about. Members are actively involved in deciding where the money goes locally.
See the ways others view Thrivent Financial through the awards and recognition we've received.
Ethisphere – World's Most Ethical Companies (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)
Thrivent was named to the list because of our commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices, governance and corporate citizenship.
The Ethisphere Institute is an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
“World’s Most Ethical Companies” and “Ethisphere” names and marks are registered trademarks of Ethisphere LLC.
Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award (2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
This award, received for Thrivent's adult education programming, acknowledges "innovation and quality of financial literacy education efforts and the commitment of those that offer them," according to the Institute for Financial Literacy.
Ward's 50® Top Performing Insurance Companies (2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
This designation recognizes Thrivent for achieving outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five-year period.
Star Tribune Top Workplaces (Minneapolis-St. Paul) (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)
This program recognizes 100 regional companies. The survey of employees measured: pay and benefits, working conditions, career growth opportunities, satisfaction with management, organizational execution and overall direction.
Minnesota Women's Press Favorite Financial Planner – Honorable Mention (2013)
In 2013, Thrivent was voted an honorable mention for Favorite Financial Planner in an annual Minnesota Women's Press survey. The magazine has been connecting Twin Cities businesses and organizations with the women's market for 28 years.
Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) and Wellness Council of Wisconsin Gold Well Workplace Award (2013)
This award recognizes organizations for commitment to the health and well-being of employees. The Well Workplace Awards initiative is driven by criteria outlined in WELCOA's seven benchmarks to a result-oriented Well Workplace.
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce Best in Business Award (2011)
This award recognizes six companies that have excelled, grown and supported the Minneapolis community in unique and meaningful ways.
The Salvation Army Business Partnership of the Year and Others Awards (2011, 2009)
Thrivent and The Salvation Army of the Fox Cities received this award for the Red Kettle campaign. Dozens of Thrivent volunteers staffed kettles to raise money at Christmas. The award recognizes those who demonstrate giving and compassion, while inspiring others to do the same.
Communitas Award – Green Initiatives (2010)
This award recognizes exceptional organizations and individuals that share their resources and change their business model to benefit communities. It's part of the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals' pro bono recognition program.
Alexander Hamilton Award (Silver) for "Best Green Strategy" (Treasury & Risk) (2009)
Thrivent was one of three organizations nationwide to be honored by Treasury & Risk for excellence in finance and treasury management related to environmental awareness, conservation and social responsibility.
PINK Top 15 Companies for Women (2009)
PINK looks for a large number of women in positions of power among top earners, and examines management's commitment to a more progressive means for women to advance. PINK also looks at life-work balance programs that give women equal opportunity for a rewarding life away from the office.
New North B2B Best Places to Work Award (Wisconsin) (2009)
Thrivent was one of two employers honored with this award. Companies were selected based on: quality of the work environment, employee satisfaction and the company's commitment to developing its employees' personal and professional lives.
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