GAAR REALTOR® Fund Grant Accepting Applications until August 1st

Do you have a favorite charity? Does your charity serve the four-county Greater Albuquerque Metro Area comprised of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, or Torrance County? If so, please share the link to this blog with them as all local non-profit charities that meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply.

REALTOR® Fund Grant Now Accepting Applications

The REALTOR® Fund Committee with the approval of the GAAR Board of Directors has modified its annual grant to a one-year cycle. Beginning in 2022, one eligible recipient will be awarded a $45,000 grant. In the previous years, three non-profits were selected and each received a total of $45,000 which was awarded in $15,000 installments for three years.

Applicant Criteria

• Be in existence for a minimum of 5 years.

• Be exempt from U.S. federal income tax pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and classified as a public charity under section 509(a)(1) or section 509(a)(2) of the Code; and/or an educational institution or governmental entity.

• Serve the four-county Greater Albuquerque Metro Area – Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, Torrance.

• Have current filings with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, Secretary of State’s office and have a positive Charity Check Report via GuideStar.

REALTOR® Fund Grant Cycle for 2022
  • Application Date:  March 1 - August 1, 2022
  • Application Review:  August - September 2022
  • Top 3 Applicants Present to GAAR Board of Directors:  October 2022
  • Award Notification:  November 2022
  • Grant Distribution: December 2022

A History of Giving
Since 2009, more than $500,000 has been donated to over 40 local non-profit
organizations through grants and contributions to Good Neighbor charities. 

A New Day Youth & Family Services
ABQ Heading Home
African American Cultural Center 
Albuquerque Regional 
All Faiths Receiving Home
APS Title 1, Homeless Project
Beds4Kidz 
Boys & Girls Club of NM
Casting for Recovery NM 
Child Life, UNM Children's Hospital 
Children's Grief Center of NM
Children's Miracle Network 
Cloud Dancers THP
Creativity for Peace 
Cuidando Los Ninos
Dental Care in Your Home
Domestic Violence Resource Center
East Mountain High School
El Ranchito de los Ninos, Inc.
Feed New Mexico Kids 
Heading Home 
Life Quest
LifeRoots NM 
Lobo Little League
Manzano Mountain Early Learning Center
MaskUp NM
New Mexico Dream Center (The Harbour)
NM Cancer Center Foundation
NM Kids Matter
Red Mountain Family Services
Rio Grande Food Project
Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers
Rotary Club of Albuquerque Del Norte
Saranam
Senior Citizens Law Offices 
Serenity Mesa 
Silver Horizons
Southwest Women's Law
The Children's Grief Center of NM 
The Ventana Fund
Valencia County Literacy Council