Friends of Keep Charleston Beautiful


Helping to support the mission of Keep Charleston Beautiful, keeping the City of Charleston clean, green, and litter-free.

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Who We Are

Friends of Keep Charleston Beautiful was organized in 2007 to help support the goals and mission of Keep Charleston Beautiful and to promote the cleanliness and beautification of the City of Charleston through education, public awareness, and community cleanups. Keep Charleston Beautiful (KCB) was founded in 1977 by Mayor Joseph P. Riley to provide education, awareness, and beautification programs for residents and visitors of the City of Charleston.  Comprised of an active Board of Directors, KCB is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and the state agency, Keep South Carolina Beautiful.

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What We Do

Our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to help secure funding and support for Keep Charleston Beautiful programs and events. Board members actively write and apply for grant funding to support education, recycling, beautification, and litter cleanup initiatives. In additional to grant applications, Friends of Keep Charleston Beautiful also plans and conducts fundraising events, as well as solicits donations and sponsorships, all which directly fund programming.