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.