- IMPORTANT: Keep Oklahoma Beautiful has made recent changes to improve the nomination process. Please read the following guidelines carefully.
Nominations will describe a single outstanding PROJECT or exemplary PROGRAM completed since our last annual banquet that deals with one or more of the following areas:
- Environmental Improvement & Sustainable Practices
- Beautification & Landscaping
- Classroom, Workshop, Conference & Online Training
- Communications & Public Awareness
Complete descriptions of the focus areas can be found on the left side of this page.
NOTE: DO NOT submit a report of your organization's complete agenda for the year - select only one program or project per nomination)
Once you've decided upon the program or project that you will enter, find the judging category that best describes your nomination.
KOB Youth Awards
For projects designed by and implemented by youth and completed with minimal adult participation. Subcategories:
- Elementary/Middle School Age Group
- High School Age Group
A project carried out by a small business up to a major corporation. Subcategories:
- Fewer Than 150 Employees
- More Than 150 Employees
Projects by either college aged students, faculty/staff at an institution or the institution as a whole. Subcategories:
- Student Driven
- Faculty, Staff and Institution Driven
K-12 Educators & Educational Institutions
Projects that are driven by the faculty, staff or administration at K-12 educational institution. One award given.
Recognizes outstanding projects by government funded projects/programs. Subcategories:
Recognizes outstanding members of law enforcement who assist with ensuring the beauty and safety of this state. Nomination should be an individual/department that has gone above and beyond in assisting their community.
- Fewer the 15,000
- 15,0001 - 40,000
- More than 40,001
Civic clubs, neighborhood associations, churches, special interest groups, statewide or local organizations (501(c)(3) status not required). Subcategories determined by the population of the organization's service area.
Volunteer Community Group
Volunteers who help build stronger communities through exceptional voluntary leadership and passion for KOB's mission, and have made or are making a positive difference in keeping their community beautiful.
Recognizes an individual (at least 12 yrs of age) who has made significant contributions (time, talent and/or financial) to a KOB Affiliate for at least 3 years. This individual may be a board member, volunteer, donor, etc. A KOB Affiliate may nominate only 1 individual per year. This award will be given to no more than 3 individuals in a given year.
* = Award category open only to KOB Affiliates.
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+ = Winners selected by KOB Board of Directors.