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J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual
for Promoting Community through the Built Environment

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Urban Land Institute (ULI)

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees may include, but are not limited to, public officials, developers, academics, writers, journalists, researchers, architects, and urban planners.

The jury considers their major professional accomplishments; contributions to the field of community building; visionary standards of excellence in land use and development; innovative processes, techniques, and strategies that have encouraged the highest-quality development practices and policies at the global, national, or local level; personal character; and commitment to diversity of land use, design mobility, lifestyle, population, culture, ethical, and social issues.

The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has members in 95 countries worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service.

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GrantWatch ID#: 177781

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees are not limited to a specific discipline and may include developers, public officials, academics, writers, journalists, researchers, urban planners, and architects, among others.

Nominees may be located anywhere in the world.

The prize may be awarded to a group of individuals representing one body of work, and cannot be awarded posthumously.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to be considered for the 2019 round is December 20, 2018.

Anyone can submit a nomination at any time and nominations are kept in strict confidence. Not all nominations received will be considered by the jury.

Please address nominations to the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize jury, and include a letter stating the reasons the jury should consider this individual for the award and any relevant support materials.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Urban Land Institute
2001 L Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036

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Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.