2019 APA-IL Awards Nomination Deadline E X T E N D E D to Friday, 6/28!

2019 Awards Deadline Extended to June 28, 2019

The APA-IL Chapter recognizes outstanding plans and individuals across Illinois each year through our Awards Program. We've E X T E N D E D the nomination deadline until 5:00 pm CST on Friday, June 28, 2019. Those interested in submitting a nomination should review the 2019 APA-IL Awards Nomination Packet which outlines eligibility and submission guidelines.

Visit the 2019 Awards Program webpage to submit your online nomination. Award winners will be honored at the 2019 APA-IL State Conference in Evanston, IL, September 25, 2019.


Submit your project / individual in one of two categories:

Project Awards

  • Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan

  • Strategic Plan

  • Best Practice

  • Public Outreach

  • Implementation

  • Healthy & Active Community

  • Student Project

Service Awards

  • Planning Advocate Award

  • Distinguished Service or Contribution Award

  • Emerging Planner Award

The submission process is entirely online; please note that hard copy submissions will NOT be accepted. Award information can be found on the chapter awards website. Nominations are now due by 5:00 pm CST, Friday June 28, 2019. If you have questions about the 2019 Awards Program please contact the APA-IL Awards Chair, Christina Bader, AICP, at awards@ilapa.org


What if I can't send a check to you the same day I submit an application? No problem, we will accept checks until 5:00 pm July 5, 2019. What information will I need to fill out an application? What support documents do I need to submit? Download the 2019 APA-IL Awards Program and read through the process on page 4. A sample of the online nomination application is on page 5. If the organization nominating is the funding agency, do we still need a letter of support? Yes, a letter of support is still needed. For more information, please download the Awards Program Nomination Packet or visit ilapa.org/awards

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