Awards and Recognition

APPI Legacy Award

The Alberta Centennial Conference Legacy Fund was established in 2005. The fund provides financial assistance to APPI members interested in attending and presenting planning-based information at a national or international conference, or for those engaged in research of emerging practices and innovation in the advancement for excellence in planning.

2018 Call for Submissions - Deadline: 5:00 PM April 16, 2018

Award Option A: Presentation at a national or international conference
1. Intent of this award option is to provide financial assistance with the applicant’s expenses related to preparation and delivery of the presentation at a conference.
2. National or international conferences are eligible.


Award Option B: Research to advance excellence in planning
1. Intent of this award is to provide financial assistance with the applicant’s expenses related to their research that focuses on emerging practices and innovation in the field of planning.
2. Preference will be given to those applicants who can relate their presentations to planning in Alberta, Nunavut or Northwest Territories.
3. This award is not to be used to fulfill any post-secondary requirements.

Legacy Fund Award Application click here. Legacy Fund Award E Notice click here.

A maximum of one (1) award will be granted for allowable expenses to a maximum of $3,000.00 to be used in the 2018 calendar year. The deadline is 5:00 PM Monday, April 16, 2018 and the winners will be recognized at the 2018 APPI Volunteer Celebration on April 27, 2018 in Edmonton.
APPI would like to recognize and support the great work being done by members and strongly encourages you to apply for funding assistance via the APPI Legacy Fund Award.



2017 Recipient

APPI is pleased to announce that Dr. Sandeep Agrawal RPP is the recipient of the 2017 APPI Legacy Award. Dr. Agrawal will be utilizing the award funds to conduct research on the municipal by-laws of the Cities of Yellowknife and Iqaluit, to assess if they are consistent with human rights legislation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Click here for press release.