Welcome to the IDA submissions portal. Here you will find links to submit projects, proposals, and applications. For any submission, you can always save, exit and return to your work at a later time. To begin, please select the category in which you wish to submit. Note, you will need to create a Submittable account (or login to an existing account), which is separate from your IDA account.

Submitters should use this category to highlight: Leadership Skills; Visioning; Board Leadership including roles / responsibilities / expectations; Strategic planning with your team and board; External Relationship Building.

Submitters should use this category to highlight: Business Recruitment; Business Retention, Market Analysis/Market Research; Real Estate Financing; Historic Preservation Financing; Real Estate Development & Redevelopment; Attainable Housing- Workforce and Affordable; Residential development; Nighttime Economy; Tourism; Innovative Financing Methods; Working with entrepreneurs through Incubators, Co-working spaces and foodhalls; Retail recruitment including restaurants, national chains, local independents and pop-ups.

Submitters should use this category to highlight: Governance; District Assessment models, District Formation and enabling legislation; Operational Systems; Board Management; Managing your team; Non-Profit Finance.

Submitters should use this category to highlight: Branding; Public Relations; Public Engagement; Communications; Marketing strategies; Data and Metrics; Messaging and Reporting; Sponsorship and Fundraising strategies; Technology Trends; Crisis Communications plans.

Submitters should use this category to highlight:  Government Relations; Research; Stakeholder/Community Engagement; Equity and Inclusion; Social Issues; Legislation. 

Submitters should use this category to highlight:  Clean, safe and hospitality; placemaking; activation; parks and open space; homelessness, panhandling and social services; opioid epidemic; beautification and landscape; public safety; public art; sidewalk activations; facilities management; street banners and holiday d├ęcor; parklets; technology trends for managing, responding, tracking and reporting. 

Submitters should use this category to highlight: Downtown visioning; downtown master planning; real estate development, zoning, land-use and permitting; streetscape improvements; transit-oriented development; multi-modal transportation; accessibility; sustainable infrastructure; open space planning; bicycle infrastructure; parking operations/management; way-finding; attainable housing initiatives and historic preservation.

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