Rural Outreach Grant

Rural Outreach Grants support state and local REALTOR® association initiatives, including trainings, forums, events, studies, and ordinance drafting, on a wide range of rural issues such broadband, well and septic, open space preservation, environmental standards, and planning and zoning issues.

Questions? Email ruraloutreachgrants@nar.realtor or Christine Windle, cwindle@nar.realtor

Frequently Asked Questions (coming soon!)
Ideas for Using a Rural Outreach Grant

Level 1

Level 1 Rural Outreach grants support efforts to educate REALTORS and the public about rural issues. See Ideas for Using a Rural Outreach Grant.

Details:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from January 3 through October 16, 2023; decisions announced within approximately one week.
  • Maximum award: $3,000.
  • Associations may receive one Level 1 grant per calendar year.
  • Funds are disbursed using a reimbursement process.
  • Approved activity and reimbursement request must take place within one year of grant approval to be eligible for funding reimbursement.
  • Grant recipients must complete an evaluation form for the supported activity.

RURAL OUTREACH GRANT LEVEL 1 APPLICATION
RURAL OUTREACH GRANT EVALUATION FORM
 RURAL OUTREACH GRANT  REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST FORM

Level 2

Level 2 Rural Outreach grants support initiatives, such as studies, events, public outreach on rural issues in partnership with public and private stakeholders. See Ideas for Using a Rural Outreach Grant.

Details:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from January 3 through October 16, 2023; decisions announced within approximately one week.
  • Maximum award: $7,500.
  • Associations may receive one Level 1 grant per calendar year.
  • Funds are disbursed using a reimbursement process.
  • Approved activity and reimbursement request must take place within one year of grant approval to be eligible for funding reimbursement.
  • Grant recipients must complete an evaluation form for the supported activity.

 RURAL OUTREACH GRANT LEVEL 2 APPLICATION
RURAL OUTREACH GRANT EVALUATION FORM
 RURAL OUTREACH GRANT  REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST FORM

Questions? Contact Christine Windle cwindle@nar.realtor , 202-383-1135.