Proposal Instructions

Up to six cities will be selected for this project. Only one application per municipality will be considered and must be submitted with the full support of the mayor.


Important: As your city team works together to prepare its proposal, please refer to the Request for Proposal PDF. This PDF should serve as a guide when submitting your formal application here.

  • Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest from their Mayor to coo@nlc.org with the subject line “Letter of Interest- Mayors’ Institute (your city) by October 21, 2022.
  • Complete proposals must be received no later than November 4, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Cities will be notified of their selection status by January 2023.

Proposal Instructions
Up to eight cities will be selected for the 2023 Action Cohort. Only one application per municipality will be considered and must be submitted with the full support of the mayor and/or city manager.

Important: As your city team works together to prepare its proposal, please refer to the Request for Proposal PDF. This PDF should serve as a guide when submitting your formal application here.

  • Complete proposals must be received no later than October 21, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • Interviews of finalist cities will take place October 31st, 2022 to November 11th, 2022.
  • Cities will be notified of their selection status by January 2023.


National League of Cities