Legacy Fund

Call for Submissions
Deadline: 3:00 PM May 14, 2021

Application Form and Criteria


The Alberta Professional Planners Institute is offering a monetary award to provide financial assistance to APPI members interested in attending and presenting at a national or international conference. This could also include those members engaged in research of emerging practices and innovation in the advancement of excellence in planning.

Award Option A:
Presentation at a national or international conference, in person or virtual

  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 and the Documentation of that Research to to advance excellence in planning

  1. Intent of this award is to provide financial assistance with the applicant’s expenses related to research , and the documentation/sharing of that research, and is relevant  to emerging practices and innovation in the advancement of excellence in 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 MAY be used to fulfill  post-secondary requirements at the PHD level and postdoctoral student research but not for an academic’s research in the normal course of a position for which they receive financial compensation.

One (1) award of a minimum of $1000.00 and a maximum of $3000.00 will be given in the 2021 calendar year.

You may make a submission for both options; however, you may only win for one option.

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.


2020 Recipient

Not Awarded


2019 Recipient

APPI is pleased to announce that Amanda-Brea Watson of Dillon Consulting Limited is the recipient of the 2019 APPI Legacy Fund Award. Amanda-Brea will utilize the award to attend and make a presentation at the 2019 CIP Conference in Ottawa.