Charitable Foundation

To make a donation, contact SPAAR at or call us at (651) 776-6000.

When REALTORS® get involved in their communities, great things happen. One way to get involved and better our communities is through the SPAAR Charitable Foundation*, which is made up of SPAAR member volunteers.


Check out the 2018 Annual Report!

Mission of the Foundation

The REALTORS® Charitable Foundation works to improve the quality of life within communities where our members live and work.

Community Grants

Since 1988, the REALTORS® Caritabel Foundation has made a difference by awarding over $300,000 in grant within our service area. Some of the Organization served by our efforts include Spare Key, MN Housing Partnership, The Link, Saint Paul Council of Churches, Rondo Community Land Trust, Harriet Tubman Center, 260 Communities, Habitat for Humanity, East Side Neighborhood Development Corporation, Housing Our Heroes, Rebuilding Together Twin Cities and Meals from the Heart.

If you are aware of a need in your community, contact us with information.


Charitable Foundations 2019 Scholarship Program

In 2019, The Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation* will grant up to five $2,000 scholarships to children or grandchildren of current, active SPAAR members. At least one scholarship may be designated for the child or grandchild of a SPAAR Affiliate Member.


Charitable Foundation Events

The Foundation puts on multiple events each year to raise funds for future opportunities. To see a list of upcoming events visit Charitable Foundation: Events.

2019 Charitable Foundation

2019 Foundation Board of Directors

John Fridlington : Staff Liaison

Amy Peterson: President

Brianne Lawrence: President Elect

Man Huynh: Secretary/Treasurer

Mark Espersen: Member

Christopher Jensen: Member

Shelley Johnson: Member

David May: Member

Patrick Ruble: Member

William Schwietz: Member

Jeffrey Sundsmo: Member

Dana White: Member


*Incorporated with Secretary of State as REALTOR® Charitable Foundation