The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which makes funds available to organizations through a grant application process from donations by its REALTOR® and Affiliate members and friends. The mission of TRCF is to enhance the Tucson community’s quality of life through financial programs, education, housing-related initiatives, and community activities.
Assistance League of Tucson, Inc., $1500
This grant will be used to support Operation School Bell, a program that focuses on fostering school success. Operation School Bell provides appropriate clothing to students K-8 that do not have the means or access to appropriate clothing for school.
Boys & Girls Club of Tucson, $1500
This grant will be used to implement Money Matters program, a program that uses interactive activities and exercise to educate teens on the various aspects of financial literacy.
Chicanos Por La Causa, $1500
This grant will be used to support the financial education classes through their Housing Counseling program in Pima County. Financial education workshops offer participants increased knowledge in the areas of personal finance, credit and debt management, FICO scores, budgeting and planning for home and/or major purchases, savings plans and other activities that encourage positive behavioral changes such as financial empowerment and asset building.
Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona, $1500
This grant will be used to assist with Mobile Meals’ mission of delivering special-diet meals to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities.
Soldier’s Best Friend, $1500
This grant will be used to the Service/Therapeutic Companion Dog Program to Arizona’s veteran population. This program offers Certified Dog Companions to veterans living with combat-related PTSD or TBI.
“These local nonprofits provide so many important family services throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona,” declares 2018 Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation President, Diane Campbell. “It is a privilege to be able to provide funding so they may meet their mission and accomplish their goals.”
In 2017 The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation allocated over $41,000 to 15 local nonprofits through member donations, the annual golf tournament and other fundraising events.