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2019 Innovation in Park Design Award


2019 Innovation in Park Design Award
The Innovation in Park Design Award recognizes a park and recreation agency that manages a unique park or facility that embraces innovative technology, strategies, or programs to improve the community at-large.

The submission deadline is March 29, 2019

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must be a current member of NRPA (Membership can be as an agency member, the agency director, or program director)
  • New projects must have completed the initial representative stage and give an estimated time of completion
Required Materials:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Testimonial from a community member (non-staff) about impact of project
Optional Materials:
  • One additional supplemental item which highlights the effects and achievements of the project.
Submission Instructions:
  • All submissions must be received by NRPA no later than 11:59 p.m EST on March 29, 2019. NRPA will not return any materials submitted with the application.
  • The official NRPA application form must be used.
  • All materials must be submitted electronically using this survey format.
  • Submit no more than one supplemental item. (If submitting a link, please provide URL address, not a hyperlink, to ensure connectivity.)
  • Submission is automatically disqualified if it does not meet criteria, submission instructions, or if the responses are over the word limit.
  • This format has a save and continue feature that is located in the banner at the bottom of the question pages.
For more information, contact the NRPA Awards Program at (703) 858-2196 or