National Planning Awards

Each year, APA's National Planning Awards honor planning efforts, initiatives, and individuals working to make safer, stronger, and more just communities for all.

2022 Nomination Period

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Nominations for 2022 National Planning Awards are being accepted from June 20–July 8, 2022. The nomination portal will close at 5 p.m. CT on Friday, July 8.

Review: Eligibility, categories, and criteria for this year's program

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2021 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 National Planning Award recipients. All recipients were honored during a virtual awards ceremony.

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.