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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.

The application period is now open for the 2020 National Awards. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times together, we have modified the 2020 recognition program to include the following:

  • Individual Achievement Awards
    • Lady Bird Johnson Award (Open to both female and male volunteers)
    • Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award (Affiliate only)
  • Innovation Awards
    • State and Local Affiliate Innovation Awards (Affiliate Only)
  • State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards
    • State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards 

The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET. Click here to apply.

View the 2019 National Awards Booklet.