National Planning Awards

2023 National Planning Awards

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Celebrating planning excellence

Congratulations to the 2023 National Planning Award winners! From new analysis of climate impacts to addressing racial inequities, this year's recipients demonstrate how planners are making our communities stronger, more equitable, and more resilient.

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2022 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2022 National Planning Award recipients! Read about their efforts to help communities move forward to a stronger, more equitable, and resilient future.

Previous Recipients

APA's National Planning Awards program has honored planning work and individuals for more than 50 years. Check out previous recipients, including our Planning Pioneers and Planning Landmarks.