Legacy Fund

Legacy Fund Award

The Alberta Professional Planners Institute is offering a monetary award to assist Regulated members with expenses incurred to attend and present at a national or international conference OR undertake planning research and/or the documentation of planning research and sharing of that research.

The research 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.

Priority will be given to applications that advance excellence in planning and relate their presentation or research to Alberta, Nunavut, or the Northwest Territories.

Award winners will receive between $1,000 - $3,000.

Who can apply?

The Legacy Fund Award is open to all Regulated APPI members in good standing. Applicants may submit for both options but can only win one award.

Application Form.

The deadline for submissions is 3:00 PM Thursday, March 16, 2023

APPI is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Those individuals who identify as First Nations, Inuit, Métis, LGBTQ2S+, persons with disabilities, women and other equity deserving groups, are encouraged to apply for these awards.   

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.

2022 Recipient

APPI is pleased to announce that Francisco Alaniz Uribe RPP, is the recipient of the 2022 APPI Legacy Fund Award. Francisco will utilize the award to attend and deliver two presentations in Łódź – Kraków, Poland, Sept 6-11, 2022.

Chinatown’s key built form elements of sense of place: findings from an immersive visual survey and Re-imagining Crowsnest Pass: findings ways of redeveloping/re-skilling a coal mining community. ISUF is the international organization of urban form for researchers and practitioners.

2021 Recipient

APPI is pleased to announce that Lee Ann Beaubien RPP, is the recipient of the 2021 APPI Legacy Fund Award. Lee Ann will utilize the award to further her research and the documentation of that research for the project "PlanSavvy".

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.