Keep Jacksonville Beautiful (KJB)

KJB brochure coverThe Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission is our local, grassroots affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation's largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. Made up of volunteer representatives of the public, private and not-for-profit sectors appointed by the mayor of Jacksonville, the commission meets bi-monthly, with committees meeting separately on the months in between. The commission provides leadership and direction for the projects of Keep Jacksonville Beautiful and approves any expenditures necessary to make those projects possible. All meetings are open to the public.

View the 2014 Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Awards Application

The applications can be downloaded online. Click here for organization, business and individual nominations. Click here for educator and school nominations.

St. Johns River Celebration logo19th Annual St. Johns River Celebration and Cleanup

Saturday, March 22, 2014
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
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Mission Statement

To support community beautification, enhance community pride and improve the quality of life in Jacksonville through provision of outreach, educational activities and programming.

Annual Cleanup Events

Literally Speaking Newsletter


Sponsorship Program

Created in 2008, this program gives individuals, organizations and businesses an opportunity to contribute to a better Jacksonville.
We welcome our new 'Gold Level' partners:
Current Sponsors
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Calendar of Events

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Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Regular Commission Meeting Dates

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Environmental Awards

Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Awards Applications 

The City of Jacksonville and the Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission will accept nominations for the 6th Annual Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Awards through March 30, 2013. These awards showcase individuals, businesses, organizations and schools that are making strides to keep the city clean.

2011 Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Award Winners 
2010 Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Award Winners
2009 Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Award Winners
2008 Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Award Winners

Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Honors Founder: Former Mayor Jake Godbold

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Letter to the Editor from former Mayor Jake Godbold, Feb. 24, 2010

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