NVAR Brokerage Spirit Award

volunteers-broker award  

Celebrating Brokerages who Make a Difference

Honoring those that give back to the community.

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About the Award 

The NVAR Brokerage 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 deadline to apply was June 15, 2022.

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NVAR Brokerage Spirit Award Rules and Eligibility Criteria

1.    Nominees may be entire Brokerages or only one office of the brokerage.

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

3.    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.

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

5.    Nominees will be judged on the following:

  • Percentage of office that participates in volunteer activities,
  • Impact of contribution,
  • Broadness of impact,
  • Project's suitability as a role model for other real estate offices

6.    The award is intended to recognize office or brokerage-wide contributions.

7.    Nominee's community work must have taken place during the time frame on the application, but judges will also consider ongoing efforts before that time frame.

8.    Nominations must consist of a completed entry form. Any member of the office may nominate the office/brokerage. In addition, nominations can come from the charities that they partner with.

9.    All entries will be verified. Nominees may be asked to provide additional documents to support their involvement.