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Nomination for ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation


2024 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

To submit a nomination, please input the nominator’s name and contact information into the form located on this page. All fields (denoted by an asterisk) are required. Once information has been entered into all of the necessary fields, please select the button “Attach and Send.” This will create a draft email, addressed to Please attach all required submission materials to this email and send. If the email is not automatically generated, please send a new email with required submission materials to, to which all required submission materials should be attached.

Nominations must be completed electronically as a Word or PDF document. Submission instructions are provided below.

All nominations are due by 11:59 pm PST on December 18, 2023.

Projects completed within three years of nomination are eligible. Nominated projects must be completed by the date of the submission of the nomination. “Completed” for the purposes of this nomination means that the development is being utilized for its intended purpose (e.g., some of the housing units are leased, businesses have signed leases for the commercial space, etc.). Long-term projects or programs are eligible if substantial achievements have been made within the last three years.

Each nomination must include the following:

  • Word or PDF document that responds to all 14 nomination questions on the Nomination Information page.
  • Complete contact information for nominator and key partners (list no more than six). Include name, title, organization/business, mailing address, telephone number, and email address.
  • A brief project budget that includes the total cost of the project, details of funding sources along with their respective amounts, and the specific HUD program(s) that provided assistance (e.g., CDBG, ICDBG, HOME, RAD, 221(d)(4), etc.).
  • One to five supporting materials (e.g., project brochures, fact sheets, published news stories).
  • One to three letters of recommendation.
  • A list of past awards this project received.
  • A copy of the Section 106 concurrence letter from the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), Part 2 Historic Tax Credit approval, or executed Section 106 Agreement Document.
  • Five to 10 high-quality jpeg digital images totaling no more than 25 MB combined. Each image must be numbered and identified with the project name, a very brief description (e.g., #1 Stanley Hall, rear façade), and photo credit information. Horizontal photos are preferred. Photos should show some of the outstanding preservation work the nominee has accomplished; before and after images are helpful. Submit only digital images that are not copyrighted and may be reproduced by HUD and the ACHP without a fee, charge, or copyright infringement.

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