REALTOR® Spirit Award Application

We encourage each applicant to attach a resume, testimonials, broker references and any additional information that will be helpful in the consideration of recipients.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.


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Community Program(s) Served

(This organization will receive the grant money if you are selected as a REALTOR® Spirit Award winner. It must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit. If there is more than one organization, please attach an additional sheet. However, if the nominee is determined to be the winner of the REALTOR® Spirit Award, the nominee must choose only ONE 501(c)3 nonprofit to receive a monetary grant from LIBOR.)

Is this organization a 501(c)3 nonprofit? *

Personal Contribution

(Nominees should have made a significant contribution of personal time, but contributions of money, materials, or other resources will be considered by the judges.

Important Note: This information is required. Although you may not keep exact records of your contribution, we must have your best estimate in order to evaluate the entry.

Is the nominee compensated for any portion of the community service work described in this application? *

Does the nominee perform the community service as part of his or her duties as an employee or corporate officer of a real estate company? *

ESSAY Explanation of Contribution

In no more than 500 words, describe how the nominee’s efforts have made the community a better place to live.

Verification of Involvement

Please attach published reports or testimonials from the organization or individuals served that document the nominee’s activities. These documents should attest to the individual involvement of the nominee. Please highlight the nominee’s name in documents where it is not immediately evident.

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Who should we notify about the REALTOR® Spirit Award results?:

Send completed official entry form with all attachments to: Long Island Board of REALTORS® REALTOR® Spirit Award 300 Sunrise Highway West Babylon, NY 11704 Attn: Christina DeFalco-Romano

For receipt by August 1, 2024 @ 5 p.m. E.S.T

  1. Nominees must be members in good standing of the Long Island Board of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.
  2. Nominees should have contributed to a program that improves the livability of a community. Those activities aren’t limited to real estate or housing issues and are not limited to Queens/Nassau/Suffolk/Kings counties.
  3. Nominees should have made a significant contribution of personal time, but contributions of money, materials, or other resources will be considered by the judges as well. A monetary donation alone – regardless of amount – is NOT sufficient.
  4. Nominees will be judged on level of personal contribution, impact of personal contribution, and the nominee’s suitability as a role model for other REALTORS®.
  5. The award is intended to recognize individual contributions, not association- or company-wide efforts.
  6. Some portion of the nominee’s community work must have taken place between during the time period indicated, but judges will also consider ongoing efforts outside that time frame that demonstrate a depth of commitment.
  7. REALTORS® may nominate themselves or may be nominated by someone else, such as another LIBOR member, a state or local association, or the community organization they served.
  8. Grant will only be issued to a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.


RSA recipient will be announced in November 2024.

Questions? Please call 631.661.4800 ext. 358