Smart Growth GrantA

The Smart Growth Grant funds state and local REALTOR® Association’s land-use and transportation-related activities that  have an impact on public policies that support one or more of the 10 Smart Growth Principles.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on the grant including criteria, usage and funding disbursement before submitting the application.

Level One

The Level 1 Smart Growth Grant can be used to host the Smart Growth for the 21st Century Class or other educational activities including hosting speakers who can address specific growth and development issues impacting your community.

  • Grant Amount:  up to $1,500 if all criteria met.
    • Note that any instructional fee is capped at $1,000 and the remaining $500 can be used to fund instructor travel, meals, marketing, etc.
  • Number/Year: A maximum of one Level 1 grant is awarded per year per association.
  • Deadline: October 15. A decision will be made within 10 working days provided all the criteria is met.
  • Association Commitment: The grant requires a commitment of 10% of the amount approved.
  • Evaluation Form: after completion of activity, evaluation form needs to be submitted.
  • Reimbursement: request for reimbursement needs to be made within one year of grant approval. See details in the FAQs.

Example of a Level 1 Smart Growth Grant Application: REALTORS® OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS INC.

LEVEL 1 SMART GROWTH ACTION GRANT APPLICATION

Level Two

The Level 2 Smart Growth Grant funds activities to engage in local land-use, growth and transportation issues with other stakeholders and elected officials which will have an impact on policies.

These activities could include community planning & input sessions; development of a variety of growth and development plans;  development of policies impacting growth; and studies and reports.    See the details in the FAQs.

  • Grant Amount: up to $5,000 if all criteria met.
  • Number/Year: A maximum of one Level 2 grant is awarded per year per association.
  • Deadline: October 15. A decision will be made within 10 working days provided all the criteria is met.
  • Association Commitment: The grant requires a commitment of 10% of the amount approved.
  • Evaluation Form: after completion of activity, evaluation form needs to be submitted.
  • Reimbursement: needs to be requested within one year of grant approval. See details in the FAQs.

Examples of Level 2 Smart Growth Grant Applications:

  LEVEL 2 SMART GROWTH ACTION GRANT APPLICATION

Questions? Contact Holly Moskerintz at 202-383-1157.