Awards

2021 NARC Awards

Applications for NARC’s 2021 achievement and leadership awards are now open! Awards will be presented at a special awards session on June 16, 2021 during the 55th Annual NARC Conference and Exhibition, which will be held virtually.

NARC Achievement Awards

Achievement Awards are presented each year to several organizations to recognize excellence in programs and services of regional councils and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) across the country. 

NARC Leadership Awards recognize regional programs in the following categories:

  • The Major Metro Award recognizes programs from regions with populations of 1 million and above.
  • The Medium Metro Award recognizes programs from regions with populations between 250,000 and 1 million.
  • The Rural Award recognizes programs from regions with populations below 250,000.

NARC Leadership Awards

Leadership awards are presented to up to three regional leaders in the following categories:

  • The Walter Scheiber Leadership Award
    recognizes significant impacts an executive director has made at the local, state, and national levels.
  • The Tom Bradley Leadership Award recognizes the leadership and excellence of an elected or appointed official in advocating for regional concepts, approaches, and programs at any level of government.
  • The NARC President’s Award recognizes the leadership and excellence of any person or organization in advocating for regional concepts, approaches, and programs at any level of the regional community.

Contact Eli Spang at eli.spang@narc.org with any questions regarding awards.