Bay Area Intero Foundation supported 35 charities in 2015

Intero Foundation raises money from agent donations, fundraisers
  • The Intero Foundation, based in Cupertino, allows agents to give back to the communities in which they serve, and live.
  • The Foundation provided 35 grants in 2015.
  • The fundraising since it's founding in 2002 has enabled it to build an endowment that just eclipsed $1 million.

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The Intero Foundation, a non-profit organization benefiting children in need, recently announced that it provided 35 charities in and near the Bay Area with support in 2015. Those grants totaled more than $300,000. The Cupertino-based foundation was established in 2002 by the founders of Intero Real Estate Services, Inc. It is an effort to further the company’s mission to positively impact the growth and well-being of children in the communities where their agents work and live. They have made grants to a diverse range of organizations, from arts groups to programs of the YMCA, and many in between. The fundraising efforts are diverse. Intero agents and employees envision, promote and work on the events together. They also give themselves. Last year, those efforts enabled the Foundation to raise more than half a million dollars. That bump brought the total money raised since inception in 2002 to more than $4 million. And, that put the Foundation’s endowment at more t...