101 California Street, 16th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
December 21, 2012
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Investment Management
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549-1520
|RE:||Forward Funds (Registrant)|
File Nos: 033-48940
On behalf of the Registrant and pursuant to Rule 497(c) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, attached for filing are exhibits containing interactive data format risk/return summary information that mirrors the risk/return summary information in a supplement, dated December 14, 2012, to the Prospectuses dated May 1, 2012, for Investor Class, Institutional Class, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class M and Class Z shares of the Forward Extended MarketPlus Fund (the Fund). The purpose of the filing is to submit the 497(c) filing dated December 14, 2012 in XBRL for the Fund.
If you have any questions regarding this filing, please contact Erin Douglas, Vice President and Sr. Associate Counsel with the Registrants service provider, ALPS Fund Services, Inc., at (720) 917-0602.
|Robert S. Naka|
|Secretary and Vice President, Funds|