New Jersey REALTORS® Good Neighbor Award

The NJ Realtors® Good Neighbor Award will be presented to three REALTORS® or REALTOR-Associates® who have made extraordinary commitments to improving the quality of life in their local and/or global communities through volunteer community service.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominees must be members of NJ REALTORS® in good standing.
  • The award is intended to recognize individual contributions, not association- or company-wide efforts. However, if an individual within can be singled out as instrumental to the success of a group effort, he or she is eligible.
  • The nominee's community work must have been conducted, started, or completed between September 1, 2023 and August 31, 2024.
  • Nominees should be able to document the results of their individual involvement through published reports and/or testimonials from the organization they served.

Scoring & Judging

  • All entries will be evaluated by an independent panel of judges.
  • Donations will be made to the community service organization named on the entry form of the winners in the amount of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.
    The organization must be a 501(c)(3) to be eligible for a donation.
  • Information provided on the application is subject to verification.


  • Members may nominate themselves.
  • Multimedia, such as videos and podcasts, can be accepted.
  • Incomplete entries or those that do not conform to the guidelines will be disqualified.
  • No entries will be accepted past the September 6, 2024 deadline.