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Who We Are

Established in 1967, the Academy responds to requests for assistance from Congress; federal agencies; and state, local, and international government entities on issues of importance. As a Congressionally-chartered non-partisan 501(c)3 nonprofit, we also provide thought leadership that advances the field of public administration through the work of our research staff and nearly 1,000 elected Fellows.

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Latest Updates

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Academy Makes Recommendations to NSF for Successful Launch of New Directorate

A five-member expert Panel has just released a congressionally mandated study for the National Science Foundation, making recommendations for the successful launch and establishment of the Directorate of Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships.

2023 Year-End Report: Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships

The Academy is pleased to announce the release of its 2nd annual report (FY22-23)! This past year, the Center identified critical insights into how people at every level of governance can collaborate to overcome challenges and achieve more effective, efficient, and equitable outcomes.

NAPA and GovExec Present: AI in the Public Sector

The National Academy of Public Administration has partnered with GovExec.TV to bring you a groundbreaking 8-part series on the past, present and future of artificial intelligence. Register to view previous episodes, and stay up-to-date each Monday at 11 a.m. Eastern as NAPA Fellows share their expertise, and their expectations, for the future of AI.