"The purpose or
purposes for which the corporation is organized are to
support and strengthen the community through charitable
donations, volunteer work, education, and charitable
housing initiatives. The corporation is specifically
authorized to develop and implement grant and/or loan
programs to rehabilitate, repair and beautify real
property, including privately owned real property,
provide disaster and relocation assistance programs for
natural disasters and displaced persons, and other
programs consistent with such purpose."
There are many sources of contributions within our
membership who will give outside of faith-based commitments
through the real estate industry they work and love.
To maximize the community service effort of our association,
the Arlington Board of REALTORS authorized the establishment of
a "tax-exempt, charitable foundation" named the Arlington Board
of REALTORS Community Service Foundation (ARBOR CSF) in 2007.
It is the Foundation's goal to use 100% of funds raised or
donated to go to important programs and projects within our
As our community grows, there are also growing needs for
those that need help within our community. There are
opportunities to serve those that strategically fit our
purpose in the community. Some of the opportunities to help
- Individual housing and community housing related
- Housing supplemental financial support for medical
dependent homeowners or apartment dwellers or our own
- Helping change temporary housing status of families.
- Expanding educational scholarships and creating
- Expand our relationship with existing organizations
like the Boys and Girls Clubs of Arlington.
- Creating new relationships with new organizations
and fill needs not currently met.