Community Planning Assistance Teams
APA, through its professional institute AICP, organizes volunteer planning teams tailored specifically to a community's needs. Members offer their time and expertise to people and places where additional resources are needed. This program is supported by volunteer professionals, community contributions, and grant funding.
Community Assistance Workshops
Get Involved in a Real Planning Effort
As part of the National Planning Conference, the American Institute of Certified Planners sponsors the Community Planning Workshop, a one-day event that engages community leaders, citizens, and guest planners in discussing and proposing specific solutions to urban planning challenges.
AICP Outstanding Student Awards
Theses awards recognize outstanding attainment in the study of planning at a Planning Accreditation Board–accredited planning programs by students graduating during the academic year of the award.
AICP Student Project Awards
This award program recognizes outstanding class projects or papers by a student or group of students in Planning Accreditation Board–accredited planning programs.