Fulfill Core Standards
Local, state, and territorial associations of REALTORS®, as a condition of membership in the National Association of REALTORS®, must meet NAR’s Organizational Alignment Core Standards. By your Association volunteering with the BGCA, you fulfill the following Core Standard requirement: By working with your local Boys & Girls Club to arrange volunteer resources, your Association will fulfill the community outreach initiative of investing in your community.
Section III - CONSUMER OUTREACH
A. Core Standard: Every association will engage in not less than four meaningful consumer engagement activities annually, reflected by:
(i) Being the “Voice for Real Estate” - promoting market statistics and/or real estate trends and issues (e.g., release through press releases, interviews, etc. of MLS statistics, local market statistics, NAR research reports, local/state analysis of NAR statistics, etc.);
(ii) Community involvement - promoting the value proposition of using a REALTOR® and/or engaging in community activities which enhance the image of the REALTOR®;
(iii) Advocacy efforts - engaging the public in legislative/political issues that impact real estate and related issues; and
(iv) Community investment – Organizing human resources (i.e., assisting in a Habitat for Humanity build, etc.) or fundraising for the benefit of charitable/community organizations.