The Joy Fund Application

Only pre-approved buyers working with Washington County based agent(s) and financial institutions may apply to The Joy Fund.  The buyer’s real estate agent must submit this application form.

  • Primary residence must be in Washington County
  • Must have resided in Washington County for 12 months prior to applying -- not necessarily the contiguous past 12 months.
  • Agent: you can type this in the space provided or obtain a statement (doc, docx, pdf, jpg) from the buyer and upload it in the upload field below, and type "see uploaded response" in this space.
  • This response can also be typed here or uploaded.
  • Please list the name of the inspection service(s), the type(s) of inspection, and the scheduled date(s) of inspection. An estimate for each inspection must be included with this application.
  • Maximum award is $1,000 per calendar year, per buyer.
  • Please indicate below which resources have already been considered or pursued and whether the results were "n/a," "denied," "granted in part," etc.
    FDA (Family Developent Account)FHA LoansFriendsFamilySavingsOther 
  • Additional Documentation

    All requests must include: 1) proof that the buyer resides in Washington County; 2) proof of the buyer taking a First-Time Home Buyer Class; 3) pre-approved letter from the bank/credit union/local financial institution; 4) estimate for inspection(s); and 5) statement/note/letter from you indicating that, based on your knowledge of the buyer and their assets, you support this application.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, xls, docx, xlsx, , Max. file size: 32 MB.
    • Check the box if you have uploaded the inspection estimate.
    • Tips for uploading documents

      If submitting a jpg as part of the application, ask the buyer to use the flash when taking the photo, and to email you the photo (large size is best) instead of texting you, if possible. Emailed photos are much clearer than texted photos which can be very hard to read.
    • Payment Information

      must be completed
    • please print buyer's name - this will be their e-signature
    • Please print your name - this will be your e-signature
    • MM slash DD slash YYYY
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.