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Green Century Funds' Prospectus

Green Century Funds' Prospectus

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Published by Will Kletter
This is the current Investment Prospectus for the Green Century Funds. Please visit our website (www.greencentury.com), call 1-800-93-GREEN or email info@greencentury.com for more information on how to invest.
This is the current Investment Prospectus for the Green Century Funds. Please visit our website (www.greencentury.com), call 1-800-93-GREEN or email info@greencentury.com for more information on how to invest.

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Published by: Will Kletter on Nov 29, 2012
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ProspectusPrivacy Policy
November 28, 2012
Balanced Fund
GCBLX
Equity Fund
GCEQX
As with all mutual funds, the Securitiesand Exchange Commission has notapproved or disapproved thesesecurities or passed upon the adequacyof this prospectus. Any representationto the contrary is a criminal offense.
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SUMMARY SECTION
Green Century Balanced Fund 1Green Century Equity Fund 8The Green Century Funds 13
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE FUNDS’ INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES,STRATEGIES AND RISKS
The Green Century Balanced Fund 14The Green Century Equity Fund 17The Green Century Funds 18
ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
The Green Century FundsEnvironmental Standards 20Advocates for Corporate Environmental Responsibility 22The Green Century Funds Support Not-for-Profit Advocacy Organizations 23
MANAGEMENT OF THE GREEN CENTURY FUNDS
The Green Century Balanced Fund 23The Green Century Equity Fund 24The Green Century Funds 25
YOUR ACCOUNT
Contact Us 27How to Invest 27Types of Accounts 27Account Minimums 29How to Purchase Shares 29How to Sell Shares (Redemptions) 31Online Services 33Transaction Information 34Shareholder Account Statements 37Dividends and Taxes 37Valuation of Shares 39Shares and Voting Rights 39
FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
Green Century Balanced Fund 40Green Century Equity Fund 40
PRIVACY POLICY (not part of the Prospectus)
41
 
GREEN CENTURY BALANCED FUND SUMMARY SECTION
Investment Objective
The Green Century Balanced Fund seeks capital growth and income from a diversified portfolio of stocksand bonds which meet Green Century’s standards for corporate environmental responsibility.
Fees and Expenses of the Fund
This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Fund.
Shareholder Fees (fees paid directly from your investment)
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load) Redemption Fee (as a percentage of an amount redeemed within 60 days of purchase) 2.00%Wire Redemption Fee/Overnight Delivery Fee (if such services are requested) $10/$15Exchange Fee
Annual Fund Operating Expenses (expenses that you pay each yearas a percentage of the value of your investment)
Management Fees 0.65%Distribution (12b-1) Fees Other Expenses:Administrative Fees 0.83%Other Fees
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses
1.48%
Example
This example is intended to help you compare the costs of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing inother mutual funds. This example assumes that: (1) you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periodsindicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods; (2) your investment has a 5%return each year; and (3) the Fund’s operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may behigher or lower, based on these assumptions, your costs would be:
1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
$151 $468 $808 $1768
Portfolio Turnover
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or “turns over” itsportfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher1

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