- SUBMIT AFFILIATE ANNUAL REPORT - This report summarizes the affiliate's activities and accomplishments for the prior year, personnel changes, etc.
- ANNUAL DUES - $200 due July 15th. Must be paid no later than Oct. 1 to remain in good standing.
- ANNUAL PARTICIPATION - Affiliates must participate in the Great American Cleanup (GAC) in Oklahoma, complete and submit (GAC) wrap-up report and participate in at least one other KOB-endorsed program.
- ATTEND AT LEAST ONE KOB TRAINING SESSION EACH FISCAL YEAR (JULY 1- JUNE 30) This can be a KOB community workshop, Affiliate Forum, a Webinar or other form of nonprofit training programs provided through KOB or through Keep America Beautiful. (Proof of completion of a KAB webinar should be provided for KOB records)
KOB-Endorsed programs/projects (partial list)
Arbor Day Celebration
Make A Difference Day
The BIG Event
Attend KOB Awards Banquet
Lakeshore Cleanup Event
America Recycles Day Event
Recycling and/or Reuse Collection
Tree and/or flower planting
Help with local farmer's market
Serve on a KOB Committee
- NOMINATION - Affiliates must nominate a group/project/business/individual for an award for the Annual Environmental Excellence Celebration
- USE THE NAME KEEP( COMMUNITY) BEAUTIFUL - Intended primarily for new organizations - those with established identities are excluded from his requirement.
STEPS TO BECOME AN AFFILIATE:
STEP ONE: Complete and submit the online Affiliate Application Form (below) to establish your organization as a provisional Affiliate. Applicants will receive email notification from KOB, confirming provisional status, which is the go-ahead signal to begin completing the following steps and submitting the information. Organizations can take as long as 60 days to complete the steps and may call upon KOB staff to help with any part of the process.
STEP TWO: Determine your organization's structure and (if applicable) board membership.
STEP THREE: Prepare your organization's mission statement.
STEP FOUR: Prepare your bylaws or the guidelines or ordinance or resolution that created your organization.
STEP FIVE: Establish funding sources (may be in-kind) and a budget.
*Steps 2-5 must be completed within 60 days of step 1, or you will have to resubmit your Affiliate Application.