REALTOR® PAC Management SystemI
Use NAR’s online REALTOR® PAC Management System to streamline processing, provide comprehensive accounting and compliance reporting and increase your association’s RPAC investments.
The 600-member Billings Association of REALTORS® (BAR) has a long-held belief that REALTORS® do much more than sell houses – they build communities. And, their actions prove it. Launched 10 years ago, BAR’s Quality of Life Program raises nearly $40,000 for local charities like Dress for Success, YMCA, and Boys and Girls Club. Their two annual fundraising events – a run and a casino night -- are coordinated through a web site they created using the Convio/REALTOR® Party Grassroots System. While nearly 270 REALTOR® associations around the country use the Convio system, most use it for advocacy and RPAC. BAR is proving that it works well for community outreach, too. Additionally, the association’s Quality of Life program was recently granted a $5,000 Smart Growth Grant from NAR to work with the nearby City of Laurel to update their growth management plan.
With 35% of the national membership investing in RPAC in 2017, state and local REALTOR® Associations have made RPAC stronger than ever when it comes to advancing its public policy agenda. From a strong team of volunteer leaders to technology platforms that help small associations get big results, the REALTOR® Party is getting the word out that investment matters.
The engaged members of the Medina County Board of REALTORS® help the 800-member association stay abreast of the needs of the community. With the help of the REALTOR® Party’s Housing Opportunity and Placemaking Grants, the organization has demonstrated its investment in the community by built gardens for low-income citizens, provide housing for disabled veterans and improve bike paths.