Show/Hide

⚠ Alert ⚠


COVID-19 Community Updates and Resources


Click here for more information.

Awards and Accolades

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

The Village of Schaumburg prides itself in providing exceptional, first-rate service to its customers – residents, business owners, and visitors. We are pleased to have received many awards, grants, and accolades; information about these honors is provided below.

Award Year Award Information
APWA Project of the Year 2019 The Progress Parkway construction project was selected as the American Public Works Association Project of the Year by the Suburban Branch of the Chicago Metro Chapter for the Transportation Category (less than $5 million).
Governor's Hometown Award 2019 The village received the Governor's Hometown Award in the category of environmental stewardship for its Monarch Butterfly initiative, a volunteer and fundraising initiative to raise awareness about monarch butterflies and their importance to the environment. The Governor's Hometown Awards recognize volunteers for their work in improving their communities.
Distinguished Budget Award 2019 The village received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting the highest principles in governing.
Digital Cities Award 2019 Awarded 7th Place for tackling social challenges, enhancing cybersecurity, improving transparency and more.
GFOA Award 2019 The village received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report/CAFR for the year ended April 30, 2018.
APWA Project of the Year 2019 The Bethel Lane Relocation Project was selected as the American Public Works Association Project of the Year by the Suburban Branch of the Chicago Metro Chapter for the Transportation Category (less than $5 million).
Digital Cities Award 2018 Awarded 6th Place for improving citizen services, enhancing transparency and encouraging citizen engagement.
GFOA Award 2018 The village received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report/CAFR for the year ended April 30, 2017.
Distinguished Budget Award
2018 The village received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting the highest principles in governing.
Airport of the Year 2018 Schaumburg Regional Airport received the Airport of the Year Award from the Illinois Department of Transportation for its outstanding partnership with IDOT and a strong commitment to customer safety and satisfaction.
SolSmart Silver Designation 2018 The village received a SolSmart Silver designation for its efforts to reduce barriers to solar energy growth and to make it easier for homes and businesses to go solar.
MONEY Magazine Best Place to Live in Illinois 2018 The village was ranked the Best Place to Live in Illinois by MONEY Magazine for providing strong economic and educational performance with affordability, convenience, safety and a pleasant way of life.