VISION 2050 Awards

Check back in 2023 for next year's nomination process!

VISION 2050 Awards

The VISION 2050 Awards celebrate progress ­to enhance the region’s communities and natural environment while advancing equity and opportunity for all.  The awards recognize innovative work by jurisdictions, Tribes, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other groups in the region to create a better future for central Puget Sound.

Award Categories

  • On the Ground

Projects that show real-world examples of VISION 2050 in action today, including housing, mixed-use development or redevelopment, expanding access to opportunity, open space preservation, and transportation investments.

  • Planning Ahead

Comprehensive or subarea plans, economic development plans, climate action plans, equity initiatives, design guidelines, outreach programs, and other similar efforts that are shaping a positive future for the region.

  • Working Together

Cross-jurisdictional or public/private partnerships focused on solutions or working together to tackle tough problems and advance VISION 2050.   Examples include multijurisdictional work on housing affordability, environmental and climate initiatives, corridor transportation planning, or other similar efforts to face long-term regional challenges. 


Nominations must be for projects, programs, plans and partnerships in the four-county region (King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties) that are developed in the public or private sectors, or through public/private partnerships. Any individual, business, agency, Tribe, organization or jurisdiction may submit a nomination.


More Information


  • February 16, 2022 – Call for nominations announced
  • April 1, 2022 – Nominations Due
  • April-May 2022 – Awards Selection Committee reviews nominations and makes final selections
  • Summer 2022 – Awards presented on location by Josh Brown, PSRC’s Executive Director


Past Award Winners