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2016 has been a very successful year -- thanks to you!

With your generous donations and sponsorships this year we have raised $45,000! Most recently, our fall 10th Annual Golf Tournament netted over $9,000! These monies have allowed us to provide grants to these inspiring Tucson nonprofits: Care Fund, Arizona Fisher House, Job Path, Community Home Repair of Southern Arizona, Gaitway, Make Way for Books, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Boys & Girls Club of Tucson, Youth On Their Own, The Humane Society of Southern Arizona, American Red Cross-Southern Arizona Chapter, Emerge!, Primavera Foundation and Tucson Boys Chorus!

Thank you again for your commitment to the Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation. We look forward in 2017 to continue bringing to our community financial programs, education, housing-related initiatives, and grant support for local nonprofits. Together we are making a difference in our community!





The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which makes funds available to organizations through a grant application process from donations by its REALTOR® and Affiliate members and friends.

MISSION:

Our mission is to assist our community by enhancing its quality of life through
financial programs, education, and housing-related initiatives and community activities.

Monies Raised:

The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Fund-Raising Committee is charged with hosting a variety of events in efforts to help raise funds.

Fall 2016 Fund-Raising Events include: 8th annual Softball tournament & 10th Annual Golf Tournament.

Past Recipients:

Tucson Botanical Gardens, Gaitway, Alzheimer’s Association, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Interfaith Community Services, Arizona Youth Partnership, Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence, Angel Charity for Children, Habitat for Humanity, Family Housing Resources, Aviva Children’s Services, Southern AZ AIDS Foundation, Tucson Alliance for Autism, Youth On Their Own, Military Assistance Mission, Honor Flight Southern Arizona, Reach-Out Pregnancy Center, Tucson Police Officers Charitable Foundation, Tucson Arts Brigade, Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Therapeutic Riding of Tucson, Arizona Blind & Deaf Children’s Foundation, Tucson Hospitality Inn, First Book- Tucson, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Handi-Dogs, Inc., Gabriel’s Angels, Renewal Centers, Inc., Educational Enrichment Foundation, Tucson Aztecs Soccer

Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation has given over $50,000 over the past 3 years

Grant Application Process


Eligibility:

Non-profit 501(c)3 organizations operating within the areas served by the Tucson Association of
REALTORS® are eligible for grant consideration provided they meet the evaluation criteria
below.
 

Evaluation:

Grant applicants will be evaluated on the following:
- The community need for the expenditure, as well as the number of people who will be
served.
- The impact on the recipient organization.
- The location of the community served.
- The financial soundness and efficiency of the organization.
- Accuracy and completeness of the application.
- The structure of volunteer organization and level of volunteer support.
- Appropriate use of Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation previous grants
 (If applicable).
 

Application Form:

Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Grant Application
 
The application form must be completed and sent with the following:
•A list of the applicant organization's Board of Directors and Executive Staff.
•The names of three people or agencies that may be contacted as references.
•Annual budget with year-to-date financial statements.
•A copy of the IRS tax-exempt determination letter.
•A statement identifying any relationship you or the requesting organization may have with the Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation.
 

Funds Available:

Currently, there is $5,000 available for disbursement.
 

Application Deadline:

The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly (March,
June, September, and December) to evaluate applications. Applications must be received by
February 15th, May 15th, August 15th, and November 15th in order to be considered at the
quarterly meeting.