Together, We Keep America Beautiful
It’s in our name. It’s who we are.
In our most recent program year, volunteers logged
over 2.94 Million hours
- Planting over 3.2 Million plants, shrubs, and trees
- Cleaning up and creating over 3,000 green spaces & gardens
- Beautifying nearly 900 public spaces with murals and artwork
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Everyone in America deserves to live
in a beautiful community
It’s very simple. We all deserve a beautiful home, and we all need to come together to create and maintain it.
Keep America Beautiful works across community, government, and business sectors to create beautiful spaces and places for all of us to share.
Keep Your Community Beautiful
POWER OF THE NETWORK: KAB STATE AFFILIATES JOIN FORCES TO CONDUCT MULTI-STATE LITTER STUDY
This multi-state study is the first-of-its-kind in the country and can serve as a benchmark to measure litter control enforcement efforts across the country. (February 1, 2023) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and PalmettoPride announce a comprehensive joint study on the...
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3rd Graders Know How to Keep Euclid Beautiful
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...
Show the Earth Some Love: 7 Ways To Have An Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is almost here! February 14 is the day to celebrate love and show the special people in your life how much you care for them. Like you, we like to think of it as a day to show the earth some love too! Traditional Valentine’s Day practices — flowers,...
Our Signature Programs
Through educational programs and our ongoing efforts including the Great American Cleanup®, Community Impact Grants, and our inspiring #DoBeautifulThings initiative, our beautification work leads to native species plantings, establishing sustainable community gardens, and tree plantings, vacant lot transformation, graffiti abatement, and more.
We believe that service is beautiful. When we work together, we make a more beautiful environment for us all.
Great American Cleanup® (GAC)
Our signature program, the Great American Cleanup®is a nationwide effort spanning 3 months each year. Hundreds of thousands of people come together to take part in local volunteer opportunities, educating, cleaning and beautifying.
Together, our work cleans, greens and beautifies thousands of communities – and counting. Find a cleanup near you!
Community Impact Grants
As the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, Keep America Beautiful® is proud to offer our annual Community Impact Grant Program. This grant program supports communities and our nearly 700-member affiliate network in preventing littering, promoting recycling, and building clean, green, and beautiful neighborhoods.
The grants are designed to support our Affiliate network, other nonprofit organizations, and community groups in implementing programs or projects designed to build clean, green, and beautiful places for all to thrive and enjoy.
Keep America Beautiful is committed to fostering community diversity, unity, and environmental sustainability.
People do beautiful things every day. We celebrate the beautiful work being done by our nearly 700 affiliates and the hundreds of thousands of dedicated volunteers who give their time and energy to serving their friends and neighbors. Learn more about the latest national award winners, and browse our gallery of amazing stories of beauty.
We are proud to offer educational resources for teaching our youth about litter prevention, recycling best practices, and how to create a beautiful place wherever they live. Learn more about our Educational Programs and free downloadable resources.
YOUR DONATION IN ACTION
Your generosity allows us to expand our program offerings, fund community improvement projects from coast to coast, and provide the means needed to make meaningful and lasting impact in local communities across the U.S.