Call for Entries: 8th Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

American Planning Association, Sustainable Communities Division
Sunday February 28, 2021

The Awards for Excellence in Sustainability is an annual program that honors projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations dedicated to supporting sustainable communities. The program is an effort of the American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division (APA-SCD).

The Sustainable Communities Division welcomes all Division members and non-members to submit a nomination for this year’s Awards for Excellence in Sustainability. This year, there are 10 categories of awards, including a new Student Project award, and changes to the Leadership in Sustainability award:

  • Community Plan
  • Municipal, State, or Regional Plan
  • Policy, Law, or Tool
  • Energy Plan or Project
  • Park, Recreation, or Open Space Plan or Project
  • Green Infrastructure Plan or Project
  • Urban Design Plan or Development Project
  • Student Project
  • Leadership in Sustainability - Organization or Initiative
  • Leadership in Sustainability - Individual

All nominations will be submitted through a web form. You can learn more about the awards on the SCD website,, or download the information packet here. If you have any questions, please reach out to the SCD Awards Coordinator, Jenny Koch, at [email protected].

Posted February 16, 2021

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