2018 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants (Application Deadline: February 21, 2018)    

The Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), now in its 16th year, is the nation's largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter. Since its inception, the program has been implemented in more than 1,700 U.S. communities.

By providing people with easily accessible information and educational tools, as well as funding for ash receptacles and the distribution of pocket or portable ashtrays, Keep America Beautiful is making strides in educating the public and ensuring a cleaner tomorrow. The CLPP uses four proven strategies:

1. Review local litter laws, including cigarette butt litter, and support enforcement.
2. Educate the public using PSA's.
3. Strategically place ash receptacles at "transition points", places where smokers must stop smoking before proceeding.
4. Distribute pocket and/or auto ashtrays to adult smokers.

The grant program will award grants of $2,500, $5,000, $10,000, and $20,000 to communities to end cigarette butt litter through implementing education/awareness campaigns as well as placing ash receptacles throughout key areas.

To view a PDF of the application, please click here.

Reporting RequirementsUpon completion of the projects, grant recipients will be required to report:
•Project Conclusion & Summary
•Goals and Intended Outcomes Met
•Community Impact
•Results: Metrics, Anecdotal Information, and Photos
•Media and Social Media Outreach

• Deadline to apply is February 21, 2018.
• All applicants/recipients will be notified by March 22, 2018.
• KAB certified affiliates must be in good standing to apply.
• All projects must be completed with report submission to Keep America Beautiful by the outlined dates. If the project cannot be completed by the deadline, grant funds must be returned.
• A maximum of 2 Hubbub Ballot Bins can be purchased with grant funding.
QUESTIONS? Contact: tmorales@kab.org