Support the Foundation

OUR MISSION: The Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation contributes to the future of real estate and our diverse communities through education, charitable giving and outreach. Learn more.

Make your choice of where you want your contribution to go.


View below for more details on how to donate. Can’t contribute this season? Help by spreading the word about our mission.

Support The General Fund:

Your donations go towards scholarships, our philanthropic community efforts and more.

Support A Specific Scholarship:

Choose the cause which resonates with you most:


Help us spread the word! Together, we can make an even greater impact on our Chicago communities and help kickstart the careers of aspiring REALTORS®. Visit our social media pages and share posts with friends, family and colleagues to encourage more donations. Be sure to tag us!

We’ve made it easy for you! Use the images, written copy, videos and more, straight from this page to your social media channels.

Social Media Images For Download

Tuesday, November 29 is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving where communities come together and champion the organizations they believe in. We invite you to join us as we raise awareness of our philanthropic efforts in Chicago’s communities.




Help! I have writer’s block:

Here’s some copy you can use to help spread our mission and support our cause:

  • Support the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation this #GivingTuesday to support Chicago communities through philanthropy and outreach. Help us make our Chicago communities healthy, vibrant and diverse places to live, work and play. #CARgives
  • Why do I give to the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation? Because [INSERT HOW THE FOUNDATION HELPED YOU/YOUR COMMUNITY]. Help us continue to do amazing things for Chicago! #GivingTuesday #CARgives
  • I’m proud to stand with people around the world in raising awareness & support for nonprofits and people who are helping communities. Join me in giving back this #GivingTuesday and let’s continue to show Chicago what REALTORS® do best. #CARgives
  • Make your donation to the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation this #GivingTuesday to help us create a brighter future for the real estate industry through scholarships, charitable giving and more! #CARgives
  • Support the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation this Giving Tuesday! This organization goes way beyond scholarships — it empowers our REALTOR® family to help Chicago communities through philanthropy and outreach. #GivingTuesday #CARgives

Instructions for Organic Social Media Use:

  • Save the graphic(s) to your computer or mobile phone. We recommend you save it to your photo/video folder or app.
  • Open Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter and create a post by uploading the graphic (this should only take a minute or so).
  • You will not need to adjust any video length or crop the image.
  • Add the caption we have provided, or feel free to write your own.
  • Include #GivingTuesday and #CARgives in your post (especially on Instagram and Twitter) to keep spreading the word.
  • Tag your association by typing @ChicagoREALTORS and choosing the correct account that appears.
  • Post away! It shouldn’t take more than a minute or so until it’s fully uploaded and ready to view.
  • Enjoy all those likes and views! Thank you for sharing and supporting our cause!