Corporate Sponsorship's

IRET is always looking for creative ways to invest in the communities we are established in, and in order to more efficiently process requests for donations and sponsorships, IRET has implemented an application process for all donation and sponsorship requests.

What We Can Support

IRET will consider providing charitable support for the following:

  • K-12 Schools, Universities, Colleges, and Secondary Institutions
  • Non-Profit Organizations Supporting Issues Such as the Arts, Environment, and Literacy Community Organizations
  • Local Sports Teams (With a focus on participants from an employee’s family)
  • Active Healthy Living Organizations such as YMCAs and YWCAs
  • Non-Profit Organizations with a 501(c) (3) status in the geographic area IRET operates in

What We Cannot Support

In order to stay focused and achieve meaningful impact in our corporate giving, IRET will not provide charitable support for:

  • Individuals (Fellowships, Stipends, Personal Assistance, Scholarships)
  • For-Profit Ventures
  • Religious Groups for Religious Purposes
  • Capital Campaigns, Endowment Funds, or Memorials
  • Lobbying, Political or Fraternal Activities
  • Organizational Expenses
  • Awards that require IRET and/or its employees to raise monies on behalf of an organization giving the award
  • Should your request align to one of the categories listed above, you will not be eligible for a donation or sponsorship, and your request will be denied.

IRET Corporate Giving Mission

IRET strives to find meaningful ways to invest in the communities in which our employees live and work. Our commitment to local giving allows us to maintain our focus of making an impact in the communities where we operate. Using the same principles that IRET was founded on in our giving allows us to invest long-term in the communities in which we operate.

If you would like to apply for a donation or sponsorship, please click here.

Please have your application completed and returned to the Investor Relations/Corporate Communications department at least two (2) weeks in advance of the request, to ensure review of the application.