A 501(c)3 charitable organization, we are the education, philanthropic and research arm of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®
What We Do
Provide REALTORS® with opportunities to enhance their business through education; foster careers in real estate, and champion the professional image of the Chicago REALTOR®.
How We Do It
Since the scholarship program’s launch in 2007, CAREF trustees have invested $146,000 to provide
5,360 free continuing education courses to approximately 1,400 C.A.R. members; awarded $83,500
to 67 individuals – including 25 for C.A.R.’s Executive Real Estate Business Certification program
through Loyola University; and awarded additional higher education scholarships, totaling $65,000,
directly through DePaul University, Roosevelt University, the Goldie B.Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in
Real Estate Initiative, John Marshall University and REALTOR® University.