• Grant Monies Available For Healthy Planning Coalitions

    APA has received Healthy Planning Grants from the CDC. These grants will require the Chapter to be involved to any grants going to Pennsylvania. You must have a Chapter member involved to submit a letter of intent. If you submit a letter of intent, please send the Chapter a copy at info@planningpa.org. Please submit your letter of intent by December 2nd, as directed in the RFP. An Informational Call is scheduled for November 25th…

  • Call for Sessions, 2015 APA Northeast Conference

    Northeast Region is pleased to announce  that session proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 American Planning Association Northeast Regional Conference in Saratoga Springs, New York! The Getting Ahead of the Future Conference represents a great opportunity to explore breaking trends and acquire the necessary skills required for the “future planner”. Session proposal deadline   

  • Call for Nominations for Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence

    The Governor’s Awards for Local Government Excellence are presented annually to communities and individuals by the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services (GCLGS), an office within the Department of Community and Economic Development that works to assist Pennsylvania’s 2,562 local governments. A panel of judges from the GCLGS reviews applications submitted by municipal organizations and officials from across the state and selects the award recipients.

  • APA’s Great Places in America

    APA’s flagship program celebrates places of exemplary character, quality, and planning. Places are selected annually and represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow. APA Great Places offer better choices for where and how people work and live. They   

  • Career Advice for Emerging Planners

    Our colleagues over at APA Arizona put together this tremendously helpful brochure, for which they surveyed more than 800 planners across the country. Whether you’re looking for a job or just want some interviewing/employment advice, it’s tremendously helpful.