AI Relief Foundation - Here to Help

We Are Here to Help

Recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma remind us that disaster can strike anytime and anywhere, and the AI Relief Foundation is here to help.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the hurricanes, another natural disaster that has occurred, or another emergency; apply today for financial assistance. 

Please call 312-335-4154 or email with any questions.

The Appraisal Institute Relief Foundation (AIRF) was incorporated in December 2005 as a charitable not-for-profit organization. The general purposes of the Foundation are: 
(1) provide emergency financial assistance (i) to Designated members, Candidates, Practicing Affiliates, Affiliates, employees (and their dependents) of the Appraisal Institute, a not for profit corporation, and (ii) to individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the real estate profession (collectively, the "Recipients"), who have experienced a disaster or emergency that has left the Recipient in a state of financial, physical, or emotional distress; and (2) engage in similar activities in furtherance of the purposes stated above.

Thank You for Donating!

The AI Relief Foundation is thankful to the numerous AI professionals who have generously donated over the recent days and weeks!
It is those donations that allow us to be able to continue assisting our colleagues during times of emergency. 

Please donate to help those in need.


AIRF has provided assistance for the following disasters:

  • 2005 Hurricane Katrina 
  • 2011 Mississippi River floods 
  • 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornado 
  • 2012 Hurricane Sandy 
  • 2012 West Coast wildfires 
  • 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado 
  • 2013 Colorado wildfires 
  • 2016 Hurricane Matthew 
  • 2016 Hurricane Hermine

The Appraisal Institute Relief Foundation has 501(c)(3) status with the IRS. Any person or organization that make contributions (money or property) to a 501(c)(3) organization are able to claim deductions for their donations on the their federal income tax under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.