Investment Grants

Supporting and advancing education, research, law reform, and other activities related to real estate across three funding priorities with up to $250,000 in funding.

Grants must demonstrate one of the following:

Education of related professionals and the public in respect of the real estate industry

Other projects and activities to advance and improve the real estate industry

Law reform and research in respect of the real estate industry

Grants are not awarded to support:


Political or religious activities

For-profit and commercial ventures

Other granting agencies for ultimate distribution to agencies or programs of its own choosing

Activities already substantially completed (retroactive funding)

Deficit or debt retirement

Annual fundraising drives

Motivational presentations

Capital funding (for renovations, retrofits, or builds)

How to apply


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Desired Impacts


Investment Grants

Expressions of Interest for Investment Grants are accepted a minimum of 3 weeks before the deadline

April 30, 2024

August 27, 2024

June 25, 2024

October 22, 2024

What we are looking for

Required Criteria

Align with the Foundation’s mandate

Meet the strategic priorities adopted by the Board

Address an industry-identified need that is in the public interest

Make a lasting impact and have a broad reach

Demonstrate organizational capacity to manage and complete the project the grant would support within the agreed timeframe and budget

Preferred Criteria

Demonstrate industry involvement or collaboration

Leverage wider support with the Foundation’s funding by securing additional funders

Generate transferable results so that the project can impact more than its local context

Incorporate knowledge sharing to the broader community

Not duplicate existing work

Funded Projects

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