The 2017 Small Grants Application is now available! Here it is: Online KOB-Small-Grant-Application-2017 Note that you must be an Oakland Adopt a Spot program member to participate. If you are not yet a member, here is the application: Adopt a Spot Application FILLABLE 2016 Good luck!
Summer jobs available with Team Oakland! Team Oakland is hiring 110 youth between the ages of 15 and 24 to assist with City cleaning and greening projects. Friends of Sausal Creek is also hiring an Education Specialist to help lead Team Oakland watershed restoration projects. Some applications due May 29. Find applications and more information […]
For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful From 6 am – 7 am, 11 am – 12 pm and 9 pm – 10 pm, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar on a first come first […]
Thanks to all the volunteers that came out for the Keep Oakland Beautiful, Earth Day Events! At Arroyo Viejo, 200 volunteers came out to clean up and plant. Comcast named the park as their official #ComcastCares site. At Jingletown, 66 volunteers cleaned up lots of trash, weeded at the Art Wall and did major tree trimming.
For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful Contributions will support KOB’s small grant program, which provides $500-$800 grants to citizens and community groups to clean and beautify their own small section of Oakland. Projects have […]
Thanks to a grant from Keep Oakland Beautiful, daffodils are blooming at The Fruitvale Bridge Park.
Skip the crowded malls this holiday season and consider donating to KOB on behalf of your friends, family and loved ones. Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, a national nonprofit organization. Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation (OPRF) serves as the fiscal sponsor for KOB. OPRF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the […]
We have Thanksgiving: a day for giving thanks. We have Black Friday and Cyber Monday: two days for shopping deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday: a global day dedicated to giving back. Last year, more than 700,000 people around the world expressed their passion through giving. This year, we invite you to come together and celebrate generosity […]
KOB is an all-volunteer board, and like you, we all put a lot of time and energy into making our neighborhoods and our city a more clean, green, beautiful and litter-free place. We see our work as a powerful tool against blight and crime. To apply, please download application here: kobboardapplication2016. Submit to email@example.com. Applications will be […]
Thank you to everyone who came out to Creek to Bay Day in Oakland today, especially at our sponsored sites at Arroyo Viejo, Jingletown, and Cortland Creek. Your volunteer work is very much appreciated and it makes our community a more beautiful place to live. Even Mayor Libby Schaaf stopped by to say hello and thank you!