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Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation

Giving back to the community

The Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation (VBRF) was established in 1996 to help promote community efforts for the Vail Board of Realtors®. Today its mission is: To support the community, non-profit organizations and VBR members with need-based financial assistance, education and disaster relief.

VBRF GOALS:

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Focus & Impact

Develop a high profile for the Foundation and for REALTORS® as contributors to the vitality of the community.  To be sought after as a partner in supporting disaster relief, education and the advancement of housing in Vail Valley.

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Donor Development & Relations

Attract donors beyond the VBR membership who align with the focus and values of the Foundation. Develop a broad-based donor development strategy that includes consistent efforts to recognize donors and share information on the activities and impact of the Foundation.

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Fundraising

Implement a mix of fundraising strategies and events that will connect with different donor segments and generate significant growth in Foundation funds.

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Foundation Governance

Operate an efficient, financially healthy organization with a structure that provides meaningful, convenient opportunities for members to contribute.  Build a deep, qualified pool of volunteers and future leaders who can advance the mission, goals and priorities of the Foundation.

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OUR MISSION:

To support the community, non-profit organizations and VBR members with need-based financial assistance, education and disaster relief.

Ways to receive support from VBRF

The VBR Foundation's Giving Policy supports our community and association members, provides nonprofit and disaster relief.

You can find information below on the Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation (VBRF), Giving Policy and Donation Request Forms.

VBRF Giving Policy
An overview of VBRF’s Giving Policy and Mission Statement.

VBRF Individual Request for Support Application
VBR members and members of the community needin financial assistance due to a catastrophic illness or accident, for use towards expenses related to medical issues or disaster relief.

VBRF Catastrophic Disaster Request Application
Specifically for grants for organizations assisting in catastrophic disasters on a local, state, and national level.

VBRF Nonprofit Donation Request
The VBRF has an annual grant process for nonprofits. Information will be shared here when the grant process is reopened in early 2022.

2021 Academic Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Vail Board of REALTORS® Foundation (VBRF) Academic Scholarship Award Program. The scholarship application deadline is June 18, 2021.  Click here for the Application

Ways to support VBRF

Colorado Gives Day

Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation is a recipient in Colorado Gives Day - an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving.

Colorado Gives Day is once per year, but you can support VBR Foundation year-round through our online giving website.

Amazon Smile

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You shop. Amazon gives.

  1. Click here or the image below to access Amazon Smile.
  2. Enter your Amazon.com log in and password.
  3. Select Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation as your charity to support in Amazon Smile.
  4. Shop away to support the cause!

A look back at VBRF in 2020!

The Vail Board of Realtors® Foundation gave a total of $81,000 to our community in 2020, including 21 academic scholarships, grants to 15 area nonprofits, and assistance to two families. Please watch our video recap.