Keep America Beautiful


Tampa FL colunteers


Keep America Beautiful’s partnerships with sponsors in the business community provide significant grants to our affiliates that can be used for creating and expanding local programs. These competitive grants promote volunteerism, beautification, community greening, litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, and more. In the last few years, KAB affiliates have received grants and in-kind services valued at more than $10 million. These significant grants allow our affiliate network to further KAB’s mission to build and sustain vibrant communities.

Grants from 2012/2013:

• The UPS Foundation/KAB Community Improvement Grants

• Lowe's Community Improvement Grants

• Waste Management/KAB Think Green® Grants

• The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program

• Alcoa Foundation Recycling Bin Grant Program

• Dr Pepper Snapple Group/KAB Public Park Recycling Bin Grant Program

• Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants

• Graffiti Hurts® National Grant Program

• Solo Cup Company Foodservice Packaging End-of-Life Grants



Memphis TN volunteers

2015 Award Applications Now Open! 

Apply here

See complete list of 2014 winners here

Keep America Beautiful is proud to recognize the outstanding work of KAB affiliates, volunteer groups, nonprofit and government organizations, leading corporations and individuals who have committed to delivering cleaner, greener and more vibrant communities.


• Individual Achievement Awards
    - Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award
    - Iron Eyes Cody Award
    - Young Professional Award

• Leadership Awards
    - Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award
    - William (Bill) Nash Award

• National Awards 
    - Community Improvement Awards
    - Law Enforcement Recognition Awards
    - Youth and School Awards

• Affiliate Awards

• Innovation Awards  (State and Affiliate)

• KAB Program Awards
   - America Recycles Day Awards
   - Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Awards
   - Great American Cleanup Awards

• State Agency Partnership Recognition Awards