2020 Sir Walter Raleigh Award Nominations are Now Open!

Award Nominations:

Now is your chance to recognize individuals and projects that have contributed excellent design to our city. Nominations are now being accepted and will close on Monday, September 28 at 5:00 p.m. Anyone can submit nominations through a quick and easy submittal process.

Electronic Nominations:
1. Complete the Nomination Web Form.
2. Prepare a minimum of ten (10) digital photos in a ZIP file of the project/individual to submit in the attachment section of the nomination web form.
3. Please contact Rotonda McKoy with any questions.

Mail Nominations:
Complete steps 1. & 2. above, print and mail to:

Raleigh Appearance Commission
Raleigh Department of City Planning
City of Raleigh
PO Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602

IMPORTANT: Please remember to rename your Nomination Form with the project name prior to electronic submittal or the file will not be accepted.

Individuals or groups nominated for a Sir Walter Raleigh Award must be residents or maintain an established location in the City of Raleigh. All other nominees, programs, or projects must be located in the City of Raleigh or its planning jurisdiction. All projects must be substantially complete within the last five years prior to submission, except the "Community Impact" category, which honors commitment by individuals and groups to improving Raleigh's quality of life through design. Projects still under construction are not yet eligible.

Visit the Sir Walter Raleigh Awards (SWRA) page for more info.