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.

KAB in the News: February 2023

KAB in the News: February 2023

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Top reasons to partner with Keep America Beautiful

National Credibility

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.

Networking Opportunities

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.

Training Opportunities

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.

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