2017 TDOT & KTnB Awards of Excellence

Will you be a winner in 2017? Every two years, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB) hold the Awards of Excellence, recognizing outstanding individuals, organizations, and programs across the state for their creativity and dedication to engaging fellow Tennesseans to take greater responsibility for their community environment.

Competition applications are due by July 15, 2017. The 2017 TDOT/KTnB  Awards of Excellence banquet will be held September 19, 2017, at Nashville Airport Marriott in Nashville, Tennessee.

If you have any questions about the application or awards process, please contact Keep Tennessee Beautiful at 888.862.5326 or info [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org. Thank you for helping to keep Tennessee beautiful and good luck!

Click on each category to get additional information on eligibility.

The awards recognize achievement in five areas:

  1. Public Education Awards - $7,000
  2. Public Participation Awards - $8,000
  3. Leadership Awards - $7,000
  4. TDOT County Litter Grant Program Awards - $12,000
  5. Keep America Beautiful - Tennessee Affiliate Awards - $12,000


Entry must be postmarked or submitted online by July 15, 2017.

Two ways to submit your nomination and narrative:

Submit nomination online by clicking here and then email your narrative to Keep Tennessee Beautiful at info [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org. (Check submission guidelines by clicking here.)

You can also mail the nomination and narrative to Awards of Excellence, Keep Tennessee Beautiful, 976 West Park Loop, Suite 113, Memphis, TN 38152.

Questions? Call 1-888-862-5326, or send an email to Keep Tennessee Beautiful, info [at] keeptnbeautiful [dot] org