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Commercial Innovation Grants

The Commercial Innovation Grant Program assists REALTOR® associations by making funding available to help launch new commercial projects and services, or innovative enhancements to existing programs locally.

Apply for the Summer 2015 Innovation Grant Funding Round

The next round of funding for innovative local/state association commercial services projects will be open to accept applications from June 1st, 2015 through July 31st, 2015. Please note the following:

  • Not all applicants will receive grants.
  • NAR does not fulfill requests for funding towards general operating expenses.
  • If you have received a 2014 Innovation Grant you must have submitted your 2014 Executive Summary in order to be considered for a 2015 Innovation Grant.
  • Individual grants will only be awarded in amounts ranging from $500 up to $2,500.
  • Associations will be notified by email on or about September 1st, 2015, as to the status of its application.

Apply for a Commercial Innovation Grant here. (DOC: 34 KB)

If you have questions regarding the application or executive summary process, please contact Shara Varner at svarner@realtors.org / 312.329.8282 or email NARCommercial@realtors.org.

2015 Commercial Innovation Grant Programs





Community/Member Involvement and Networking


2014 Commercial Innovation Grant Projects

View the 2014 Commercial Innovation Grant winners' project summaries.

Executive Summaries

Once a grant has been awarded and the program is complete, the association is required to submit an Executive Summary so the details of the program or project can be shared with other associations. Please use the Executive Summary Outline, available for download here.