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.

2020 Award Nominations

The nomination window for the 2020 National Planning Awards has closed.

Thank you for your nomination. All nominators will be notified in late December.

Meet the 2020 Jury

Questions? Please email

How to Nominate

Learn about the various award categories and what is needed to complete your nomination. Questions can be emailed to

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.