Before submitting this application and application fee, you must attend the Intro to Keep Texas Beautiful Training. Dates for this training can be found on the KTB website, along with recordings of the training.
Steps to Becoming a KTB Affiliate:
Please see full affiliate criteria here. 1. PROSPECTIVE AFFILIATE: Complete and submit (this) KTB Prospective Affiliate Form and watch our Intro to KTB training
, offered online. Staff will review your form and set up a time to discuss your interest.
2. PROVISIONAL AFFILIATE: Complete and submit the online affiliate application and $150 application fee. Once all materials have been received by staff, you will move into Provisional Affiliate status and receive online access to our Affiliate-only training resources. Provisional Affiliates are required to complete the Provisional Checklist and will become an Official KTB Affiliate upon completion.
Review the KTB Affiliate Handbook and KTB Affiliate Coordinator Packet to help you:
- Determine organizational structure and board membership.
- Prepare mission statement.
- Prepare bylaws, organization guidelines, ordinance, and/or resolution for the organization.
- Get the facts about your community.
- Develop a one-year strategic plan, including the project(s) you would like to accomplish in the first year.
- Establish a budget; this may be in-kind.
- Develop lists of community/volunteer organizations and media, including any locations that will assist you in accomplishing your intended projects.
3. OFFICIAL AFFILIATE: After submission of all necessary documents, to be reviewed and approved by KTB staff, you will move into Official Affiliate status. A KTB Affiliate sign will be mailed and you will be recognized on the KTB website.
Annual Affiliate Requirements:
There are annual requirements associated with being a KTB affiliate. Each affiliate must complete the following requirements each year to maintain KTB affiliate status:
* Submit $150 Annual Dues
* Submit an Annual Report
* Participate in at least ONE KTB-endorsed activity every year
* Have at least ONE representative attend a minimum of 4 hours of KTB or partner-sponsored training sessions