Created in 1978, the mission of the Bay East Association of REALTORS® Foundation is to provide financial support for education and charitable needs within our community.
- Support Bay East members in need (Members Helping Members Program™).
- Offer community scholarships and grants to Alameda County students who pursue higher education degrees.
- Support community-related charitable organizations and local schools.
The Foundation provides assistance through the following programs:
- Charitable Contributions
- Members Helping Members
Become a Trustee
We’re looking for members of the Association or the community who want to make a difference and have them join our dynamic team!.
We have open positions on the Board of Trustees, Scholarship Committee and Members Helping Members™ Committee.
See what our current Trustees have to say about their experience with the Foundation:
Simi Puri, REALTOR®:“Being a Trustee gives me the chance to give back to the community. It feels good to donate my time and money where I know its being put to good use. I enjoy the networking opportunities, working with a group of wonderful people, not only REALTORS® but Affiliates, members of the community and Bay East staff. It's just a great environment. Taking a few hours a month in a positive giving environment makes me feel internally happy. “
Richard Fitzmaurice, Arc of Alameda County:“The “feel good” part of being a trustee is awarding scholarships to local students heading off to college. If I had any doubts about the next generation, they were erased after interviewing the applicants; all of them were smart, well spoken, talented and involved in their communities.”
Scholarships ProgramMinimum qualifications are:
- Primary residence within Alameda County
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Must attend a qualified educational institution with programs acceptable for credit towards a bachelor degree
Date Scholarships March 1, 2017 Applications Available Online May 5, 2017 Applications Due June 15, 2017 In-person Interviews for Finalists June 22, 2017 Awards Announced
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