Become a KAB Affiliate
Working together for a better tomorrow: the KAB Affiliate Network
Thinking about becoming a member of our 700-strong affiliate network? We’d love to have you join us!
Why become an affiliate?
Since 1953, Keep America Beautiful has provided a proven, successful replicable framework for neighborhoods, municipalities, and organizations across the nation that seek to End Littering, Improve Recycling and Beautify America’s communities. This framework is used by our affiliates to effect positive, long-lasting, meaningful change in their communities, whether small or large.
Our affiliates deliver innovative, locally-focused programs that address individual community needs. We provide a state-of-the-art communications and resource platform for our affiliates to share learning and best practices. The cloud-based hub allows affiliates to easily contact each other, upload and download resources, or reach out to our dedicated support staff members.
Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful takes immense pride in its ambitious tree-planting endeavor that aims to breathe new life into the historically significant MLK corridor.
STAMFORD, Conn. (March 1, 2023) – Keep America Beautiful® is proud to announce our next Affiliate of the Month. In this KAB initiative, we feature the great work being done in our network of 700 certified affiliates. Our Affiliate of the Month for March 2023 is Keep...
STAMFORD, Conn. (January 2023) – Every day, we are tracking articles, stories, and mentions about the efforts of the thousands of staff members and volunteers who make Keep America Beautiful the nation’s leading community improvement organization. We feel it’s...
STAMFORD, Conn. (February 1, 2023) – Keep America Beautiful® is proud to announce our next Affiliate of the Month. In this KAB initiative, we feature the great work being done in our network of 700 certified affiliates. Our Affiliate of the Month for February 2023 is...
When it comes to waste, it’s sometimes hard to know what goes where, and whether or not something is recyclable! Keep America Beautiful affiliate, Keep Omaha Beautiful, aims to correct this problem by providing local residents and neighbors with an easy-to-use guide....
On May 12, 2022, third graders at Pinnacle Academy in Euclid, Ohio, worked together to clean up litter from the area around their school. These hard-working youngsters pulled together and worked to collect 73 bags of trash! In just a few hours time, these elementary...
Top reasons to partner with Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful’s community-based affiliates represent urban, suburban, and rural communities ranging in geographic area, population and budget. They all share the same desire to engage their citizens in building and sustaining vibrant communities through litter prevention, recycling and waste reduction, beautification and greening.
As an affiliate, you will be able to tap into the resources, knowledge and experience of thousands of peers who are implementing Keep America Beautiful’s behavior-change methodology and programs.
In addition to our regularly scheduled training meetings and webinars, Keep America Beautiful holds an annual National Conference, as well as many State Affiliate led Conferences where training opportunities are abundant.
Online Collaboration Tools
Keep America Beautiful affiliates are always in action, and often look for ongoing support in the form of easy-to-use and share toolkits, educational materials, and event how-to’s. The online collaboration tool suite developed exclusively for KAB’s affiliates allows for easy access to hundreds of resources and the opportunity to learn more about litter, recycling, beautification and restoration programs.
Community Grants, In-Kind Donations, and Special Initiatives
Keep America Beautiful’s partnerships with businesses provide significant funds and products to our affiliates that can be used for creating and expanding local community improvement programs. Recent national partner initiatives include grants for beautification, community greening, litter prevention, recycling (including bins), and more. In the last several years, KAB affiliates, through a competitive process, have received grants and in-kind services valued at more than $12 million. Get more information on our grant programs.
Looking for additional information on the affiliate application process?
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Gabi Polo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.
Jason Smith, email@example.com
Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.