Listed below are many courses offered by the REALTOR® Party to REALTORS®, state and local REALTOR® associations, and REALTOR®-friendly public office candidates on community outreach, campaign services, and political fundraising.
Through the Apex Training course, REALTOR® Association staff will have access to a variety of campaign services that can take an association’s campaign involvement to the next level, while providing members with long term and bottom-line benefits for their dues dollars.
Best Practices for Choosing REALTOR® Champions Course
Best Practices for Choosing REALTOR® Champions is a three-hour training session that provides best practices for association staff and volunteers, including RPAC Trustees, Government Affairs Committee members or other member-leaders, that disburse money to candidates at their state or local associations.
Candidate Training Academy
Collaborate with NAR’s professional campaign consultants to help groom your REALTOR® champions to be viable and successful candidates for public office. This training class walks a candidate step-by-step through the process, from making the decision to run, to fundraising, to Get-Out-The-Vote efforts on Election Day.
Community Outreach Planning Sessions
State and local REALTOR® associations are invited to schedule a one-on-one virtual session to brainstorm ways to advocate and engage in housing opportunity, community planning and development, revitalization efforts and fair housing initiatives, utilizing Community Outreach Grants and Resources.
Community Outreach Webinars
Watch the recorded webinars on Housing Opportunity, Placemaking, Smart Growth, and Transforming Neighborhoods programs.
Leading With Diversity Workshop
A three hour session for Local Association leaders and staff to develop and articulate a business case for inclusion and diversity, define what diversity means in your community, and take action that will help you move your association along its path to inclusion of diversity in your leadership. Workshop participants weigh the benefits of working with local chapters of multicultural real estate organizations and use the Diversity Toolkit to help develop action plans that form the basis for a Diversity Initiative Grant.
Online Candidate Training Academy
Are you a REALTOR® or REALTOR® association staff member interested in running for public office or just curious about the process? Take the Campaign Training for State and Local Candidates.
REALTOR® Party New Member Orientation
The REALTOR® Party New Member Orientation supplements the existing NAR Orientation Toolkit for associations.
RPAC Fundraising & Training Webinars
Throughout the year, NAR hosts a series of RPAC fundraising and training webinars designed to help state and local association staff and volunteer leaders acquire practical RPAC fundraising skills and/or use the PAC Management System to implement a successful online fundraising campaign—all without leaving the office.
Smart Growth for the 21st Century Class
Offer and sponsor this four-hour course that teaches REALTORS® state-of-the-art community planning concepts, the value of smart growth neighborhoods to homebuyers and their communities and how REALTORS® can help make smart growth happen.