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PA Chapter of APA 2014 Annual Award Winners

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA Chapter of APA) held its Annual Awards Luncheon in Philadelphia, PA where 500 attendees celebrated the esteemed award winners of this year’s highly competitive program. The following individuals and organizations were honored for their excellent contributions to planning in Pennsylvania.  Congratulations! The following awards were given:   

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   

Latinos and Planning Division Fall Newsletter

In this issue of the Latinos and Planning (LAP) Division  fall newsletter, we take a look into LAP’s activities during the National Planning Conference in Atlanta, feature from an LAP member’s presentation on career development, new member highlight, the LAP Scholarship announcement and more. View newsletter>>

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.

Battlefield Planning Grants

The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) of the National Park Service invites non-profit groups, academic institutions, and local, regional, state, and tribal governments to submit applications for the 2015 Battlefield Planning Grants. The purpose of this grant program is to provide seed money for projects that lead directly to the identification, preservation and interpretation of   

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   

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