The Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Established in 1995, the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) recognize the essential role that both non-profit and for-profit developers play in building communities in Chicago-area neighborhoods. The Awards recognize outstanding achievement in neighborhood real estate development and community building, especially the achievements of community development corporations (CDCs), other community-based organizations and for-profit developers working to build healthier neighborhoods in the Chicago metropolitan area.

The application period for the 28th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards & the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design is November 5, 2021 - December 13, 2021. Applications are to be submitted through the application portal by 11:59PM on December 13.

View past winners of the CNDA and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award.

Learn more about the CNDA27 winners - view the event program book.