Here are membership, financial, and registration data that offer insight into the association’s current and year-over-year performance in key areas. Data are updated at the end of each quarter in APA's fiscal year, which is October 1–September 30.

Key Performance Data: FY 2018 Q3 (June 30, 2018)

APA/AICP Membership

APA members are planners, commissioners, public officials, educators, students, and engaged citizens who are committed to creating vital communities. More than four in 10 APA members have obtained required education and professional experience and passed a rigorous exam to become certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Membership in APA Divisions

APA’s 21 divisions connect planners and other professionals who are passionate about a planning specialty or area of interest.

Actual v. Budget Expenses/Revenues

APA's annual budget supports the goals and related action items in the Development Plan approved by the Board of Directors.


The APA Foundation announced new priorities in 2017, including doubling the amount of scholarship money awarded, launching its first signature cause, FutureShape, and responding to natural disasters with a matching campaign to support recovery efforts in disaster-affected communities.