Top Rural Development Initiative

Nomination Process

Nominating your initiative for consideration as a Top Rural Development Initiative is pretty easy. Just follow the steps listed below. The deadline for submission is February 7, 2022 . The award winners will be notified of their selection by email no later than March 15, 2022. Winners will be invited to the WRP Rural Summit in April where they will be presented with their award.


Submit you nomination today and good luck!!


  • Download the Nomination Form. The Nomination Form is a Microsoft Word document. Click to enable editing if necessary.

  • Complete the form addressing all of the 5 elements of the initiative listed on the form.

  • Save the completed form to your computer.

  • Submit the nomination form by email to Be sure to attach the Nomination Form that you saved to the email.