ACM SIGSOFT is responsible, both directly or by encouraging organizers of SIGSOFT-sponsored conferences to designate their recipients, for several different awards:
- The Distinguished Service Award,
- The Outstanding Research Award,
- The Influential Educator Award,
- The Distinguished Paper Award,
- The ICSE's Most Influential Paper Award,
- The Frank Anger Memorial Award,
- The Impact Paper Award and
- The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award.
These awards are not given posthumously.