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Improving American City Quality is the purpose of the American City Planning Directors' Council (ACPDC) and the American City Quality Foundation (ACQF). They work to raise public awareness about the status and future of our cities and promote quality city planning, decisions, design, development, management and action to improve cities.

ACQF was founded by city planning directors and colleagues. Members include city planning directors across the nation, colleagues, and other public officials and private sector business and civic leaders.

ACQF is a non-profit corporation, incorporated on February 16, 1995, in the State of Delaware as a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States. 

It is funded by membership dues and contributions. All contributions are tax deductible.

Annual dues have been reduced from $125 to $75 due to the current economic conditions. Additional tax deductible contributions in any amount are welcome. Thank you.  

To join, please send your name, title, mailing address, e-mail address and check for dues payable to: American City Quality Foundation and mail to ACQF, P.O. Box 10363, Portland, Maine 04104 USA.

Services/Activities include:

  • American City Quality News- a quarterly newsletter.
  • Information Exchange Program - periodic distribution of city planning reports, etc. to the nation's city planning directors and civic leaders.
  • American City Quality Month program every April in conjunction with other public and private sponsors.
  • Meetings among city planning directors and other public and private officials on city quality issues.
  • Projects to improve the quality of cities.

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American City Planning Directors' Council
American City Quality Foundation
P.O. Box 10363 Portland, Maine 04104 USA     phone: 207-712-6333     e-mail: info@cityquality.org