NVAR Broker Spirit Award

volunteers-broker award  

Celebrating Brokers who Make a Difference

Honoring brokerages that give back to the community.

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About the Award 

The NVAR Broker Spirit Award honors a brokerage that gives back to the community. Brokerages can self-nominate or be nominated; criteria is not based on funds raised, but by the effort of the brokerage to influence its members’ charitable outreach individually or as a group. 

The application period for the 2020 Broker Spirit Award has closed.

NVAR Broker Spirit Award Rules and Eligibility Criteria

1.    Nominees must be members of NVAR in good standing.

2.    Nominees should have created and encouraged opportunities in their brokerages to have a charitable impact in their neighborhoods. Volunteer activities are not limited to real estate or housing issues, and may include such issues as crime prevention, youth mentoring, homelessness prevention etc.

3.    Nominees should have made a significant contribution of personal time. Contributions of money, materials, and other resources will be considered by judges as well. 

4.    Nominees will be judged on the following:

  • level of personal contribution,
  • impact of personal contribution,
  • broadness of impact,
  • and the project's suitability as a role model for other Brokers/practitioners.

5.    The award is intended to recognize company-wide contributions as well as individual efforts.

6.       Nominee's community work must have taken place during the timeframe on the application, but judges will also consider ongoing efforts before that timeframe that demonstrate a depth of commitment.

7.    Nominees should be able to document the results of their involvement through reports, testimonials from the organization they served or with related metrics.

8.    Nominations must consist of a completed entry form. NVAR Brokers may nominate themselves or may be nominated by another NVAR member, a state or local association executive, or the constituents from the organization they serve. Entries will be verified.