The RAF Goal is to continue fighting for our profession by creating and sustaining a fundraising campaign that will focus on protecting our industry over the next several years! The major challenge that will continue to face us is saving and protecting the Mortgage Interest Deduction.
The RAF Objectiveis to raise $1.5 million in RAF Voluntary contributions and to have 20% RAF voluntary participation.
Fundraising Update (as of September 7, 2011): $1,369,799 in RAF contributions and 16% RAF participation 3 Regions at 100% C.A.R. Directors 5 Regions at 90%+
AWARDS: During their Regional Caucus meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2011, the RAF Leadership will hand deliver the checks to the winning Associations. Additionally, an award denoting the Association's success will be shipped directly to the Associations.
Part 1: Associations that achieved the highest RAF contributions in their respective category won $1000.00. The winners are: Petite (1 –200 members) R04: Orange Belt BOR $3,509 Small: (201 -500 members) R03: Nevada County AOR $7,639 Medium 1: (501 – 1500 members) R22: Downey AOR, Inc. $26,192 Medium 2: (1501 – 3000 members) R28: California Desert AOR $49,238 Large: (3001 - 6000 members) R03: Sacramento AOR $107,854 Jumbo: (6001+ members) R18: Southland Regional $84,240
Part 2: Associations that achieved the highest RAF percentage in their respective category won $1000.00. The winners are: Petite (1 –200 members) R27: Ridgecrest Area AOR, Inc. 41% Small: (201 -500 members) R06: Alameda AOR 30% Medium 1: (501 – 1500 members) R22: Downey AOR, Inc. 32% Medium 2: (1501 – 3000 members) R28: California Desert 35% Large: (3001 - 6000 members) R09: Silicon Valley AOR 26% Large: (3001-6000 members) R03: Sacramento AOR 26% Jumbo: (6001+ members) R18: Southland Regional AOR 17%
Part 3: The Associations that recruited the most California Golden “R’s”, California Silver Bears will be awarded each $1000. The winners are: Sacramento AOR R03 12 California Silver Bears Beverly Hills/Greater LA AOR R17 9 California Golden “R’s” The Inland Gateway AOR R14 7 California Golden "R's"
The checks will be distributed to the winning Associations during their Regional Caucus meetings on Wednesday through Friday at the fall meetings in San Jose. An award denoting the Association’s success will be shipped directly to the Associations.