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Justice, Fairness, Inclusion, and Performance.

Solving Public Management Challenges

Through Independent Thought Leadership and In-Depth Analysis

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.

What We Do

The Academy provides a full range of advisory services to government organizations at all levels.


Latest Updates

The Academy would like to bring your attention to the following resources and announcements:

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.

New Report from IBM and the Academy: Preparing Governments for Future Shocks

Over the last year, the IBM Center for the Business of Government and the Academy partnered on a series of roundtable events with global leaders from the public and private sectors, academia, and non-governmental organizations. These roundtable events led to the identification of specific, practical, and actionable steps critical for developing resilience to future shocks.