Giving and Getting Help

With New York as an epicenter of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, there are many areas of urgent need. REBNY is dedicated to supporting our community during this difficult time by leveraging our network to connect those with resources to communities in need and by providing urgent support to our members.

Below is a list of ways to support New York during this crisis, as well as assistance programs for REBNY members in need. 

On this page, you will find resources on helping the community, including:


REBNY Foundation Member in Need Fund 

Established in 1994, REBNY Foundation’s Member in Need Fund provides grants to residential agents who are facing financial hardship. As an active member of REBNY, this is an additional resource available to those in need during the Coronavirus crisis.

Apply for the Fund here.

Donate to the Fund here.

Commission Advance Program

REBNY has partnered with Concord Advance and Premier Commission to provide financial assistance to members who are experiencing financial hardship during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This partnership provides negotiated fees for our REBNY members at a 10% discount on published rates.  

Click here to learn more about the Commission Advance Program for REBNY members. 


Donation and Fund Opportunities 

Economic Relief Programs 

The real estate industry is facing financial hardship due to the Coronavirus crisis. Here is a list of economic relief programs available to real estate professionals and small business owners.