In addition to supporting local charities directly, the Durham Region Association of Realtors (DRAR) also supports the Ontario Realtors Care Foundation. Each month, every DRAR member donates $ 1 to the foundation, which provides grants to Ontario charities.

DRAR recently announced that the recipients of its 2013 charitable contributions have been approved for additional funding through the foundation. The Refuge is a Christian charitable organization dedicated to offering help to homeless and street youth in Durham Region.

Precious Minds provides support to families in north Durham Region with children who have barriers to learning. The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre promotes positive integration of diabetes management into the daily life of children, adolescents and young adults and their families.