Colorado REALTOR Foundation

CAR Foundation serves Colorado REALTORS® as the philanthropic engagement arm of CAR, providing opportunities for Colorado REALTORS® to invest in their communities to promote safe and affordable housing, education to achieve home ownership and assist Coloradans when disaster strikes.

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Education Program

Class

Education 

Beneficiaries

Adults
General Public
Young Adults (20-25 years)
At-Risk Populations
Homeless

Description

CAR Foundation supports nonprofits that provide consumer education programs to encourage home ownership for all Coloradans.

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Evidence of Program's Success

We sponsor a Down Payment Assistance program and we get regular monthly updates on how many people were helped by the program.

Disaster Relief

Class

Public Safety, Disaster Services 

Beneficiaries

General Public

Description

CAR Foundation Disaster Relief assistance helps Coloradans and others affected by natural disasters.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Direct support to families displaced as a result of natural disasters.

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation Housing Program

Class

Housing 

Beneficiaries

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Families
Homeless
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged
Military

Description

CAR Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation created for the purpose of promoting safe, decent and affordable housing for all in Colorado. CAR Foundation donates funds to nonprofit and public agencies that help low to moderate income families with their housing needs. CAR Foundation is controlled by a Board of Directors made up of volunteers from the real estate industry, the Colorado Bankers Association and the public sector. Each local board of REALTORS® assists with the activities of the foundation in their community.

Who does CAR Foundation help?

CAR Foundation's Housing Program helps the homeless, victims of domestic violence, first-time home-buyers, families threatened with losing their homes, victims of natural disasters and more. Only housing organizations are eligible for funding, and must be based in Colorado.

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Evidence of Program's Success

Year after year CRF is able to provide funds to Colorado Nonprofits, work to educate the community about home ownership and the facts needed to get into the right home with the right mortgage and armed with the information needed to make informed decisions.

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