Proxy Voting
Call Us For Assistance

Shareholder Services
1-800-848-0920

Financial Advisors
1-877-877-5083, option 3

Find a Financial Advisor
NFW-3320AO

Guidelines and Policies for Mutual Fund Proxy Voting

Voting proxies that are received in connection with Fund holdings is performed by each Fund’s investment adviser or subadviser according to the adviser’s or subadviser’s proxy voting guidelines. These proxy voting guidelines cover a wide variety of individual topics, such as shareholder voting rights, the election of directors, executive and director compensation, reorganizations, mergers and various other shareholder proposals. Fund proxy voting guidelines and policies are grouped by subadvisers. Please contact us if you want to receive complete proxy voting guidelines and policies by mail.

Mutual Fund

Nationwide Bailard Cognitive Value Fund

Nationwide Bailard Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Nationwide Bailard International Equities Fund

Nationwide Bailard Technology & Science Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Bond Fund

Nationwide Government Bond Fund

Nationwide Inflation-Protected Securities Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Bond Index Fund

Nationwide International Index Fund

Nationwide Mid Cap Market Index Fund

Nationwide S&P 500 Index Fund

Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Core Plus Bond Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Diverse Managers Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Fund

Nationwide HighMark Balanced Fund

Nationwide HighMark Bond Fund

Nationwide HighMark California Intermediate Tax Free Bond Fund

Nationwide HighMark Large Cap Core Equity Fund

Nationwide HighMark Large Cap Growth Fund

Nationwide HighMark National Intermediate Tax Free Bond Fund

Nationwide HighMark Short Term Bond Fund

Nationwide HighMark Small Cap Core Fund

Nationwide HighMark Value Fund

Nationwide Enhanced Income Fund

Nationwide Short Duration Bond Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Geneva Mid Cap Growth Fund

Nationwide Geneva Small Cap Growth Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Global Equity Fund

Nationwide High Yield Bond Fund

Nationwide International Value Fund

Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide Herndon Mid Cap Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide Money Market Fund Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide Portfolio Completion Fund (formerly known as Nationwide Alternatives Allocation Fund) Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide Small Company Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
Nationwide U.S. Small Cap Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies

Nationwide Ziegler Equity Income Fund

Nationwide Ziegler NYSE Arca Tech 100 Index Fund

Nationwide Ziegler Wisconsin Tax Exempt Fund

Voting guidelines and policies
All remaining Nationwide Mutual Funds Voting guidelines and policies
Other

American Century NVIT Growth Fund

American Century NVIT Multi Cap Value Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Federated NVIT High Income Bond Fund

NVIT Money Market Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

Invesco NVIT Comstock Value Fund (formerly Van Kampen NVIT Comstock Value Fund)

Voting guidelines and policies

Lazard NVIT Flexible Opportunistic Strategies Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Core Plus Bond Fund Voting guidelines and policies

Neuberger Berman NVIT Multi Cap Opportunities Fund

Neuberger Berman NVIT Socially Responsible Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

NVIT Bond Index Fund

NVIT International Index Fund

NVIT Mid Cap Index Fund

NVIT S&P 500 Index Fund

NVIT Small Cap Index Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

NVIT Core Bond Fund

NVIT Government Bond Fund

NVIT Managed American Funds Asset Allocation Fund

NVIT Managed American Funds Growth-Income Fund

NVIT Short Term Bond Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

NVIT Developing Markets Fund

NVIT Emerging Markets Fund

NVIT Large Cap Growth Fund

Voting guidelines and policies

NVIT Enhanced Income Fund

NVIT Nationwide Fund

Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT International Equity Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager International Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager International Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Large Cap Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Large Cap Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Mid Cap Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Mid Cap Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Small Cap Growth Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Small Cap Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi-Manager Small Company Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Multi Sector Bond Fund Voting guidelines and policies
NVIT Real Estate Fund Voting guidelines and policies
Templeton NVIT International Value Fund Voting guidelines and policies
All remaining NVIT funds Voting guidelines and policies

Governance and trustees

NFW-3297AO, NFW-3296AO