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Community Giving

Denverite: CAR Foundation Funds Rent and Mortgage Assistance in Response to the Pandemic

Last week, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation donated $125,000 to three Colorado non-profit organizations to help those Coloradans in need of housing assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. "We just knew that there were people needing assistance, and we wanted to get this done in a timely manner,” said Chris Djorup, Denver-area REALTOR® and Foundation Chair. “The...

Colorado REALTORS® Respond to COVID-19 Housing Crisis

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation Awards Disaster Relief Grants Totaling $125,000 to Three Colorado Non-Profits ENGLEWOOD, CO – May 15, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has left many Coloradans unable to make rent and mortgage payments due to layoffs and furloughs. In this time of unprecedented crisis, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation announced this week it is awarding $125,000 in...

NAR Accepting Applications for 2020 Good Neighbor Awards

The National Association of REALTORS® is accepting applications for this year’s Good Neighbor Awards, recognizing real estate professionals who have made an impact through volunteer service in their communities. Nearly 70% of REALTORS® volunteer in their community each month, according to NAR’s Community Aid and Real Estate report. NAR each year recognizes those local, state, and international volunteer efforts made by real estate...

Celebrate Colorado Gives Day by Donating to the CAR Foundation

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Although Colorado Gives Day is celebrated on Dec. 10, 2019, you can schedule donations to the CAR Foundation beginning today. Go to CAR's Colorado Gives Day page to donate. Colorado Gives Day features a $1 million incentive fund, created by Community First Foundation...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Bob Fullerton as REALTOR® of the Year; Select members throughout state also honored for distinguished service

Bob Fullerton with family and friends after winning the 2019 REALTOR of the Year Award.   Bob Fullerton, managing broker for ERA New Age in Rifle, Colo., was named Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at its 99th annual convention in Beaver Creek, Colo.   The award is the most prestigious award given to a CAR member and...

Celebrate Colorado Gives Day by Donating to the CAR Foundation

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Although Colorado Gives Day is celebrated on Dec. 10, 2019, you can schedule donations ahead of time beginning Nov. 1. Go to CAR's Colorado Gives Day page to donate. Colorado Gives Day features a $1 million incentive fund, created by Community First Foundation...

First CAR Foundation “REALTOR® Appreciation Day” a Success

On July 31, more than 300 REALTORS® gathered at Wings Over the Rockies Blue Sky Aviation Gallery at Centennial Airport to raise money for the CAR Foundation, award grants to organizations that provide safe and affordable housing for low-income Coloradans, and to celebrate the Foundation’s successes. Since it was established in 1991, the Foundation has helped raise over $7.8 million. The event helped raise...

Habitat for Humanity’s Legislative Build Day

CAR was excited this year to be a sponsor of the Habitat for Humanity Legislative Build Day that sponsored building across the state on June 27, 2019. “CAR is thrilled to partner with Habitat for Humanity to build affordable housing,” says Vice President of Government Affairs, Elizabeth Peetz. “We know that 1 in 7 households spend more than half...

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CAR Foundation REALTOR® Appreciation Day

Join us at the Blue Sky Gallery - Wings Over the Rockies in Englewood to celebrate our REALTORS® in Colorado. On July 31, 2019 from 4-8pm, we have the opportunity to gather together to share hors d'oeuvres and drinks, participate in a silent auction, and even try the simulators!   Record breaking pilot and former REALTOR®, Michael F. Combs, will be the special...

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NAR’s Rural Outreach Initiative

NAR's Rural Outreach Initiative serves REALTOR® Associations in communities with less than 30,000 population and rural in character.  The Initiative has a two-fold strategy: (1) Identify and disseminate information and resources on the issues and challenges facing rural communities impacting real estate and (2) provide one-on-one assistance to small associations to help them take advantage of the REALTOR® Party Community...