REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa


The REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa offers financial support to Iowans in need and organizations working to improve the quality of life for Iowans. 

The Work We Do

Every year, the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa contributes thousands of dollars to housing assistance and community involvement programs, and promotes other programs across the state that help keep Iowa a safe and attractive place to live. 

Download the Application for FundsPlease read the Application carefully. Any application must be completed and signed by the local REALTOR Board/Association. 

Project Jack

Project Jack is back this year. We're very excited to offer this pay-it-forward program inspired by the giving spirit of Jack Lindaman and his family. Learn more about how we impact thousands of 4th and 5th graders and their communities throughout Iowa! 

The application opens Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7:00am

Apply for Project Jack Grant

Ways to Give

The REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa, which is incorporated under Iowa law as a 501(c)3 tax exempt charity, provides an excellent way for REALTORS® and friends of the real estate industry to help Iowans facing great challenges. All contributions are tax deductible. Find an option that's right for you.

Direct Donation

Please use either Venmo or PayPal link to donate directly to the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa. All contributions are greatly appreciated! 

Donate Via Venmo

Donate via PayPal

Auction Donation

The REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa has an annual charity auction at the Iowa Association of REALTORS® Annual Convention each fall.  This year's live auction will be at the IAR Convention in Des Moines on October 4. IAR will have a silent auction as well with a variety of great items. 100% of the proceeds to go to the REALTOR Foundation of Iowa. 

Donate an item

Trust Accounts

Instead of contributing your trust account interest to the state's general fund, we provide a way for your to divert this interest to the REALTOR® Foundation, where it can be put back into real estate programs to help Iowans achieve the goal of homeownership.

Use the following links for more information about this exciting program:


Honor a living person, commemorate a special event, or memorialize a deceased person,  especially those who were strong supporters of REALTOR® ideals.

Gifts, Trusts, Grants

Choose a one-time contribution or a series of pledges given over several months or years. These items may be designated for a specific purpose through the Foundation.


Honor REALTOR® colleagues or family members who have passed away. Please consider the Foundation when making wills, bequests or assigning insurance.

Shop at AmazonSmile

You can also support the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa just  by shopping on Amazon. Go to, choose REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa and a donation will be made to the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa for making a purchase. Bookmark for all future Amazon purchases. 

Go to Amazon

Board Members

Interested in being on the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa Board? Click here for the application and send to Cindy Miller -  and Mark Gavin

Email the Foundation Board Members at

To contact local association executives click here

Current President of the REALTOR Foundation of Iowa :  Cindy Miller - click here to contact Cindy


Terms expiring Feb. 2022

Mike Allmon
Kelly Burge
R. Scott Case
Michelle East
Don Marple
Kathy Miller - Vice President
Jen Stanbrough

Terms Expiring Feb. 2023

Bob Hackney
Cindy Miller
Gerald Sorensen
Larry Pickering
Brad Sanderson
Marion Sharp

Staff Liaison to REALTOR Foundation of Iowa: Mark Gavin -