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    Northern Institutional Treasury Portfolio

     
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    Snapshot
    The Portfolio seeks to preserve capital, maintain liquidity and generate current income by investing primarily in money market instruments issued by, or guaranteed by, the U.S. Government and related repurchase agreements.

    Fund Objective
    The Portfolio seeks to maximize current income to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital and maintenance of liquidity by investing exclusively in U.S. Treasury securities by the U.S. government, and related repurchase agreements.
    Updated Daily Unless Otherwise Noted
                                   Shares
    CUSIP665279808
    Inception Date11/5/08
    Amortized Cost NAV$1.00
    7-Day Current Yield0.28%
    Tax-Equivalent 7-Day Yield (As of 05/31/16)N/A
    7-Day Effective Yield0.28%
    Total Net Assets
    (As of 06/29/16)
    $24,616,110,384
    Total Net Assets
    (As of 05/31/16)
    $25,683,136,909
    Daily Yield0.26%
    Daily Factor0.000007217
       
    Fund Cut Off TimesPurchases: 1:00 p.m. CT
    Redemptions: 1:00 p.m. CT
    Credit RatingAAAm Standard and Poor's
    NAIC Listed

    Total Returns

    Total Returns for Month Ending 05/31/16
     Annualized
        Month   3-Month     YTD  1-Year  3-Year  5-Year  10-Year Since
    Incept.
    Shares0.02%0.06%0.09%0.10%0.04%0.03%N/A0.05%
    imoneyNet Treasury
    & Repo Instl
    0.01%0.02%0.03%0.04%0.02%0.02%N/AN/A

    Total Returns

    Total Returns for Quarter Ending 03/31/16
     Annualized
        Month   3-Month     YTD  1-Year  3-Year  5-Year  10-Year Since
    Incept.
    Shares0.02%0.05%0.05%0.07%0.03%0.02%N/A0.05%
    imoneyNet Treasury
    & Repo Instl
    0.01%0.02%0.02%0.03%0.01%0.01%N/AN/A
    Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown here.
    Northern Trust Investments, Inc. has contractually agreed to reimburse a portion of the operating expenses of the Portfolio (other than certain excepted expenses, i.e., acquired fund fees and expenses, the compensation paid to each Independent Trustee of the Trust, expenses of third party consultants engaged by the Board of Trustees, membership dues paid to the Investment Company Institute and Mutual Fund Directors Forum, expenses in connection with the negotiation and renewal of the revolving credit facility, extraordinary expenses and interest) to the extent the “Total Annual Portfolio Operating Expenses” exceed 0.20%. This contractual limitation may not be terminated before April 1, 2017 without the approval of the Board of Trustees. In the absence of these reimbursements, yield, total return, growth since inception and dividends would have been reduced. Total return is based on net change in NAV assuming reinvestment of distributions. The 7-day current yield more closely reflects the current earnings of the Portfolio than the total returns. The Portfolio also includes voluntary expense reimbursements to prevent a negative yield that may change or end at any time. Without the voluntary expense reimbursements, the 7-day current yield would have been 0.23% as of May 31, 2016. In the event the 7-day current yield with waivers and the 7-day current yield without waivers are equal, it would indicate there were no voluntary waivers necessary for the preceding 7-day period.
    NAV Information: Market Value NAV is calculated using current market quotations, or an appropriate substitute, to value a portfolio and may be reported up to one business day in arrears. This NAV is calculated to four decimal places and is not currently being used for transacting purchase and sale activity. All purchase and sale activity is being transacted at the Amortized Cost NAV of $1.00.

    Annual Expense Ratios

     
     Gross Expense RatioNet Expense Ratio
    Treasury0.21%0.15%
    Includes contractual expense reimbursements that, if not extended, will end on April 1, 2017. The Northern Institutional Treasury Portfolio also includes voluntary fee waivers that may change or end at any time. Unaudited as of May 31, 2016.
    Credit ratings are subject to change. AAAm rating by Standard & Poor's is obtained after Standard & Poor's evaluates a number of factors, including credit quality, market price, exposure and management. This fund is on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners list of Class 1 money market mutual funds. Inclusion on the NAIC list is the result of an accounting measure involving the fund’s underlying investments, and does not constitute an assessment of quality. The NAIC listing does not represent an endorsement or recommendation of the overall fund.

    For more information about the ratings provided by Moody's and Standard and Poor's, please visit their websites at www.moodys.com and www.standardandpoors.com, respectively.

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    Portfolio Composition
    As of 05/31/16
    Weighted Average MaturityWeighted Average Life
    50 DAYS103 DAYS
    Weighted Average Maturity: The weighted average maturity (WAM) of a money market portfolio is the asset-weighted days until maturity of each security in the portfolio. The days until maturity for WAM are calculated using the lower of the stated maturity date or next interest rate reset date.
    Weighted Average Life: The weighted average life (WAL) of a money market portfolio is the asset-weighted days until maturity of each security in the portfolio. The days to maturity for WAL are calculated using the lower of the stated maturity date or demand feature date.
      
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    Fund Characteristics

    Number of Holdings66
    Dividend ScheduleMonthly
    Shares Income*$0.000191
    *Reinvestment date of May 31. The amount shown represents dividends paid from fund net investment income and excludes distributions from capital gain income.
       
    Security Distribution      
    Repurchase Agreements49.7%
    Discount Note/Treasury Bill27.2%
    Fixed Rate Note/Bond12.4%
    Variable Rate Note/Bond10.7%
    TOTAL100.0%
    As of 05/31/16
    Maturity Distribution 
    Overnight45.2%
    2 - 15 Days22.7%
    16 - 30 Days5.5%
    31 - 60 Days1.7%
    61 - 97 Days5.2%
    98 - 180 Days6.7%
    181 - 270 Days6.6%
    271 - 366 Days6.4%
    TOTAL100.0%
    Quality Distribution 
    Tier 1100.0%
    TOTAL100.0%
    Sector Distribution 
    Treasuries50.2%
    Broker/Dealer49.8%
    TOTAL100.0%
    All data is as of date indicated and subject to change.
    U.S. Government Guarantee: U.S. government guarantees apply only to the underlying securities of a Fund’s portfolio and not the Fund’s shares.
    iMoneyNet Fund AverageTM - Treasury & Repo Institutional category includes only institutional government funds that hold U.S. Treasuries and repurchase agreements backed by the U.S. Treasury. The category average is the average of all funds in this category reported by iMoneyNet. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
    Quality Distribution: A security is classified as Tier 1 when two or more of the three nationally recognized statistical rating agencies have assigned a rating in their top short-term ratings category (A1+ and A1 for Standard & Poor's, P1 for Moody's and F1+ and F1 for Fitch). A security is classified as Tier 2 when two or more of the ratings assigned to that security are below the top short-term ratings from the agencies (this would include ratings of A2 for Standard & Poor's, P2 for Moody's and F2 for Fitch). If a security has only two short-term ratings available, the lower rating is used to define the Tier; i.e. a split rating of A1/P2 is considered Tier 2. If only one short-term rating is available for a security, the Tier is determined by that one agency. A security is classified as Tier 3 if it does not meet the definition of Tier 1 or Tier 2, has two or more ratings below A2, P2, or F2 or if the security does not have a short-term rating.
    Distribution Calculations: (Security Distribution, Quality Distribution, Maturity Distribution and Sector Distribution) are measured on a trade date basis and exclude uninvested cash from the market value used to compute the percentage calculations.
    Maturity Distribution: The data is measured using the lower of the stated maturity date or next interest rate reset date.
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    Bilal Memon

    Bilal Memon

    Portfolio Manager

    Northern Institutional Treasury Portfolio (NITXX)

    With Northern Trust Since 2007
    Began Career in 2004

    Bilal Memon, Vice President of Northern Trust, and a member of the Short Duration Fixed Income Group within the Northern Trust Global Investments business unit.

    Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2007, Mr. Memon was with Ford Motor Company for three years. He joined them as the Associate Director of Pension Asset Management, became a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager in 2005, and finally became part of the Treasury Staff in 2006.

    Mr. Memon received a B.A. in Economics from The University of Chicago and an MBA degree in Analytical Finance and Marketing Management from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

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    Not FDIC insured | May lose value | No bank guarantee

    You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Fund’s sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.

    Please carefully read the prospectus and summary prospectus and consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of Northern Funds before investing. Call 800-595-9111 to obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contains this and other information about the funds.

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