2018 KAAR Good Neighbor Application
The mission of the Good Neighbor Award is to recognize and encourage leadership and participation in our local communities, especially through community service activities and involvement that improve the livability of a community. Those activities aren’t limited to real estate or housing, but embraces a wide variety of volunteerism and charity work that betters a community and the welfare of its residents.

Applicants will be judged on the level of personal involvement within a local community/charity/organization – time, money, materials, and other resources contributed by the Applicant will be considered.

Applicant Eligibility:
1. Applicants must be active REALTOR® or Affiliate members of KAAR in good standing.
2. Individuals and pairs of Applicants (couples, co-founders) may apply, so long as both are active KAAR REALTOR® members and their community involvement is so interconnected that it cannot be separated.
3. Community Involvement noted in the Application should have taken place within the last 12 months and within KAAR’s 12-county region. Ongoing/active community involvement is preferred.
4. Named Charity may be nationwide or local, but must serve communities within KAAR’s 12-county region.
5. Prior Good Neighbor Award Winners are not eligible.

Application Requirements & Questions:
1. Deadline for submission is Friday, January 25, 2019.
2. No application fee is required.
3. Applications may be submitted by the Applicant him/herself, or by a fellow REALTOR® member of KAAR on the Applicant’s behalf.
4. Completed Applications should be submitted via www.kaarmls.com or mailed/emailed/dropped off to:
Caitland Orlicz, KAAR Good Neighbor Award Staff Liaison, 609 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37919, 865-584-8648, caitland@kaarmls.com
5. Questions about the application should be submitted to Caitland Orlicz as well.

Winner Recognition:
The Good Neighbor Award winner will be recognized at an awards meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at The Press Room and KAAR will also contribute $500 to the winner’s named charity. All advertising shall contain the full name "Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® [Year] Good Neighbor Award Winner." Awards shall be for the calendar year.

Nominee Information
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Real Estate Designations (ABR, CRS, etc.)
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Company Name & Company Address
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Email address
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If you’re completing this application and you’re not the nominee, please also provide your name, company/charity & title, address, phone, email and how you know the nominee.
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Community Program(s) Served
(This organization will receive the grant money if the nominee is selected as a Good Neighbor Award winner.)
Organization Name & Address
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Organization Phone
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Organization Website
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Who may we contact at the organization to verify the nominee’s involvement?
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Nature of the community work the nominee performed (brief description of the organization’s mission and the nominee’s contribution):
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How long has the nominee been volunteering with this organization?
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Briefly describe the results of the nominee’s volunteer work:
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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.)
Is this organization a 501(c)3 nonprofit?
EIN (Employer Identification #):
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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.
Unpaid hours the nominee personally contributed to this organization within the last 12 months:
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Volunteer hours the nominee personally recruited from others to work for this organization within the last 12 months:
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Dollars, materials, or resources other than time the nominee personally contributed to this within the last 12 months:
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Dollars the nominee personally raised for this organization within the last 12 months:
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Number of people served by the nominee’s volunteer work (approx.):
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Is the nominee compensated for any portion of the community service work described in this application? If yes, please explain.
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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? (If yes, please explain.)
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In no more than 500 words, describe how the nominee’s individual efforts have made the community a better place to live. (REQUIRED) *
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DEADLINE: 1/25/19
Please submit completed applications and supporting documents online or mail/email/drop off to:
Caitland Orlicz, KAAR Good Neighbor Award Staff Liaison
609 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37919
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