How to Become a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

There are nearly 600 cities, towns, counties and states — and even international communities — that are implementing the Keep America Beautiful System as certified affiliates of KAB. Below are the steps to becoming a KAB affiliate.

For more information about KAB affiliation, contact April Buther Wennerstrom, director, affiliate services, at (203) 659-3036.

Is your community ready to become a Keep America Beautiful affiliate? Click here to download the KAB Benefits of Affiliation brochure.


The Certification Process Includes Three Steps:

Step 1: Gain Community-wide Support

  • Complete an Application for Certification
  • Payment of a One-Time Certification Fee
  • Invite Community into the Process

Step 2: Pre-certification

  • Pre-certification Workshop
  • Complete KAB Certification Requirements

Step 3: Certification

  • Certification Training
  • Maintaining Certification


Click here to go to Keep America Beautiful’s “Become an Affiliate” web page.