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.

The Smart Growth Grant has 3 Levels: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3.  A maximum of one Level is awarded per year per association.

Deadline: October 15, 2022

Grant Amounts:

    • Level 1: up to $1,500 if all criteria met, see below
    • Level 2: up to $5,000 if all criteria met, see below
    • Level 3: up to $10,000 if all criteria met, see below

Evaluation Form: the Smart Growth Grant Evaluation Form needs to be submitted after completion of activity.  Reimbursement will not be made until the evaluation form is submitted.

Reimbursements:  Review the Frequently Asked Questions for details on requesting reimbursement.

Note – 10% Grant Commitment Waived in 2022.  As part of NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now, the 10% financial contribution requirement is waived.

Level 1

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

Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on the grant including activities that can and cannot be funded.

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

 LEVEL 1 SMART GROWTH GRANT APPLICATION

Level 2

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.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on the grant including activities that can and cannot be funded.

Examples of Level 2 Smart Growth Grant Applications:

  LEVEL 2 SMART GROWTH ACTION GRANT APPLICATION

Level 3

The Level 3 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.   However, the Level 3 grant was developed to support more a more comprehensive initiative, demonstrates a commitment to have a positive impact on a community, and involve multiple partners and/or stakeholders.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on the grant including activities that can and cannot be funded.

 LEVEL 3 SMART GROWTH GRANT APPLICATION – Contact Holly Moskerintz at 202-383-1157 to determine if the activity qualifies for a grant.

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