How to Nominate
APA's National Planning Awards honor planning efforts, initiatives, and individuals working to make communities of lasting value for all. Award recipients are celebrated annually during a special ceremony.
2021 National Planning Award Nominations
The nomination window for the 2021 National Planning Awards is January 22–February 12, 2021.
All award nominations must be submitted through the online nomination portal. Access to the portal will be available only when the nomination window is open. Follow these steps to prepare and submit your award nomination:
Tips for Nominating
Hear from former Awards Jury Chair W. Shedrick Coleman, AIA, on how to assemble a successful awards nomination.
For more than 50 years, APA's National Planning Awards program has honored outstanding efforts in planning and planning leadership.
Email questions about submitting a nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org.