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Annual Awards

Keep America Beautiful® conducts two significant awards programs — the Vision for America Award, honoring corporate social responsibility among America’s leading corporations and considered among the most prestigious industry recognition, and our National Awards program, which celebrates achievements by Keep America Beautiful affiliates, individuals, and other community organizations.

National Awards

The Keep America Beautiful National Awards program recognizes the best of the best among our network of community-based affiliates, leading corporate partners, and individual volunteers across the country who have committed to delivering cleaner, greener, and more beautiful communities.

View the 2019 National Awards Booklet.

Application period is not yet open for 2020 National Awards. Categories include:

  • Individual Achievement Awards
    • Carolyn Crayton Award
    • Iron Eyes Cody Award
    • Lady Bird Johnson Award
    • Young Professional Award
    • Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award (Affiliate Only)
    • William (Bill) Nash Award (Affiliate Only)
  • National Awards 
    • Community Improvement Awards 
    • Law Enforcement Recognition Awards
    • Youth and Education Awards 
  • Affiliate Awards
    • Affiliate Awards (Affiliate Only)
  • Innovation Awards
    • State and Local Affiliate Innovation Awards (Affiliate Only)
  • Keep America Beautiful Program Awards
    • America Recycles Day® Awards
    • Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Awards
    • Great American Cleanup® Awards
  • State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards
    • State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards