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KGB State Awards

The following groups are eligible to apply for a State Award:

  • Nonprofit, Civic, and Community Organizations
  • Schools and Youth Groups
  • Businesses and Professional Organizations
  • Government Agencies

Eligible groups may apply provided they have completed an initiative in one of the following categories:

  • Community Beautification - recognizes efforts of any group to improve, beautify, and preserve the quality of life in their community.  Efforts may include outdoor environmental education, enhancement of public areas, community gardens, installing/maintaining bike paths and pedestrian walkways, protecting historical town centers, and working with public park associations. 
  • Litter Prevention – recognizes efforts of any group to change attitudes and behaviors of litter in your community.  Efforts may include litter cleanups, enforcement of litter/illegal dumping laws, placing garbage cans in needed areas, signage, storm drain stenciling, classroom education and presentations to civic/community groups. 
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling – recognizes efforts to minimize the impact of waste, promote recycling, and/or methods of responsible waste handling in your community.  Efforts may include education or initiatives in source or waste reduction, recycling, composting and/or sanitary land filling.
  • Overall Community Improvement – recognizes the combination of 2 or more of the above categories.

How to Apply for a State Award?

  1. Complete the online Award Information Sheet
  2. Download KGB State Award Guidelines to complete your executive summary and supplemental materials. *New executive summary and supplemental material requirements for 2017.
  3. Combine your application and supplemental materials into a single, PDF document and submit via email to KGBF at kgbfawards@gmail.com by October 10, 2017. You may enter different programs under different categories, but you may not enter the same program under more than one category. Videos are not accepted.

Please note an important change from previous years: all summaries and supplemental materials must be cut and pasted into a single document for your awards submission. Multiple documents will not be accepted.

For KAB Affiliates

The KAB Affiliate Award honors our very own and recognizes Affiliates on their comprehensive work in litter prevention, community improvement, waste reduction, and how they sustainably leverage their program to improve the quality of life in their communities.

  1. Complete the online Award Information Sheet
  2. Download KAB Affiliate Award Guidelines to complete your executive summary and supplemental materials.*New executive summary and supplemental material requirements for 2017.
  3. Combine your application and supplemental materials into a single, PDF document and submit via email to KGBF at kgbfawards@gmail.com by October 10, 2017.

All summaries and supplemental materials must be cut and pasted into a single document for your awards submission. Multiple documents will not be accepted.

For more information about the Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Program email kgbfawards@gmail.com.


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