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Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation
Awards first-quarter grants to area nonprofits

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. The mission of TRCF is to enhance the Tucson community’s quality of life through financial programs, education, housing-related initiatives, and community activities. 

Angel Heart Pajama Project - $2,625
Angel Heart Pajama Project provides new pajamas and books to children in foster care or who may be homeless and in shelters. Their hope in providing these items is that at bedtime these youngsters in their own new pajamas and reading their own new book will feel comforted and loved.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona -- $2,500
Candlelighters is a parent-run organized support network. We educate, support, serve and advocate for families of children with cancer and other blood disorders, bereaved families, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who care for them.

Amphitheater Public Schools Foundation, Inc., -- $1875
Established in 1983 by educators and parents, the Amphi Foundation has successfully carried its mission of promoting academic excellence through the expansion of resources that enrich the education, development, and well-being of students in their district. The TRCF grant monies will be used in critical areas of need which include classroom technology, the Amphi Clothing Bank & Resource Center, Math PLUS Tutoring, athletic fee waivers, academic competition travel assistance, summer basketball camps, and classroom mini grants.

 

“These local nonprofits provide so many important family services throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona,” declares 2018 Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation President, Dea Hinrichs. “It is a privilege to be able to provide funding so they may meet their mission and accomplish their goals.”




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. 

The Foundation is charged with hosting a variety of events in efforts to help raise funds.



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:

In 2017 The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation allocated over $41,000 to 15 local nonprofits through member donations,  the annual golf tournament and other fundraising events. 

2018 Fund-Raising Events include: Softball Tournament Fiesta, Epic Water Battle, Dareoke, Octoberfest and our 12th Annual Golf Tournament on November 12.

Past Recipients:

Alzheimer’s Association, American Red Cross-Southern Arizona Chapter, Angel Charity for Children, Arizona Blind & Deaf Children’s Foundation, Arizona Fisher House, Arizona Youth Partnership, Aviva Children’s Services, Boys & Girls Club of Tucson, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Care Fund, Community Home Repair of Southern Arizona, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Emerge!, Family Housing Resources, First Book-Tucson, Gabriel’s Angels, Gaitway, Habitat for Humanity, Tucson, Handi-Dogs Inc., Honor Flight Southern Arizona, Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Interfaith Community Services, Job Path, Make Way for Books, Military Assistance Mission, Primavera Foundation, Reach-Out Pregnancy Center, Renewal Centers Inc., Southern AZ AIDS Foundation, Therapeutic Riding of Tucson, Tucson Alliance for Autism, Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, Tucson Arts Brigade Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Tucson Aztecs Soccer, Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson Hospitality Inn, Tucson Police Officers Charitable Foundation, Youth On Their Own



Grant Application Process

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.

The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly (March, June, September, and December) to evaluate applications. Applications must be received by March 1st, June 1st, September 1st, and December 1st in order to be considered at the quarterly meeting.

For additional information and grant application form