Affiliate Recognition Requirements

Reporting period January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

KTB affiliates may receive Good Standing, Silver Star or Gold Star recognition on an annual basis (the KTB reporting period runs on the calendar year). Most grant and funding opportunities offered by KTB require a minimum of Good Standing. Please review the 2017 annual requirements for recognition below, and check the KTB Calendar to register for the next Affiliate Reporting, Annual Requirements and Recognition webinar.

KTB Affiliate Annual Report

KTB Affiliate Recognition

Pay Affiliate Dues


GOOD STANDING:
  • Pay $100 annual dues by 3/17/2017 (Invoices will be mailed out on 1/9/2017)
  • Complete and submit the KTB Annual Report online by 3/17/2017
  • Participate in one KTB endorsed activity/event in 2016 (i.e. Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off, Arbor Day Event, America Recycles Day, Great American Cleanup, Keep Texas Waterways Clean)
  • Attend 4 hours of approved training in 2016 (i.e. 2016 KTB conference sessions, KTB regional training, KTB webinars and/or with approval, other outside sources such as KAB seminars/webinars)
SILVER STAR recognition:
  • All requirements for Good Standing met
  • Must complete ONE of the following options:
    1. Submission of 2016 GCAA application
    2. Submission of TWO 2016 KTB Award applications (can be a combination of KTB Award applications and/or KTB Youth and Educator Award applications)
    3. Complete Silver Star questions.
GOLD STAR recognition:
  • All requirements for Good Standing met
  • Letter of Support: Provide a letter from an elected official, civic group, business, or youth group that describes the value of your affiliate to the community. The letter must be dated between 1/1/2017 and 3/21/2017 and be written on letterhead. Letter may be scanned and attached to your recognition form, emailed, or mailed to the KTB office.
  • Must complete TWO of the following FOUR options:
    1. Submission of 2016 GCAA application
    2. Submission of TWO 2016 KTB Award applications (can be a combination of KTB Award applications and/or KTB Youth and Educator Award applications)
    3. Complete Silver Star questions.
    4. Complete Gold Star questions.
Responses to questions much be descriptive, substantive, and, where applicable, quantitative.

Recognition collateral materials, annual dues and report must be submitted online or postmarked by March 17, 2017. Affiliate recognition will be awarded at the 50th annual KTB Conference in San Antonio, held on June 12-14, 2017.

For more information, please contact Christine Chute Canul at christine@ktb.org or Melody Alcazar at melody@ktb.org.

Thank you for keeping Texas beautiful!