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Call for 2021 APA-IL Awards Program Nominations!

Updated: Jan 7, 2022

APA-IL Awards Plaques laid out on table at the 2018 state conference

The APA-IL is now accepting nominations for our 2021 Awards Program! Submit your project or person in one of two categories:

Project Awards

  • Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan

  • Strategic Plan

  • Best Practice

  • Public Outreach

  • New! Advancing Diversity and Social Change

  • Healthy & Active Community Award

  • Student Project

Service Awards

  • Planning Advocate Award

  • Distinguished Service or Contribution Award

  • Emerging Planner Award

Nominations are due by 5:00 pm, June 18, 2021. The submission process is entirely online; please note that hard copy submissions will NOT be accepted. Please note: All nominations must submit nominations via an online Google Form. You will need a Google Email address. (If you do not have a Google email address, email for special instructions.)

2020 APA-IL Awards Program Information

Please download the 2021 APA-IL Awards Program packet to learn about this year's awards categories and criteria.

Award winners will be honored in conjunction with the 2021 APA-IL State Conference in October.

Questions? Contact Tim Gustafson, AICP, APA-IL Awards Chair, at

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