Get Involved

Keep New Mexico Beautiful began as a grass-roots movement in the 1960s, in response to Lady Bird Johnson’s national movement to beautify our environment, control litter and promote civic pride. In fact, for the first twenty years of KNMB’s history, our mission was carried out purely through the commitment and hard work of volunteers.

Today, KNMB carries out this mission through the hard work and commitment of paid and unpaid human resources. To achieve our mission, and keep New Mexico beautiful we rely on the collaboration and commitment of our:

Below are various ways that you can become involved in KNMB, and support our mission.


Keep New Mexico Beautiful is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. We rely on donations, grants and membership fees to keep Dusty Roadrunner on the road, our grants program operating, our website functioning, and our doors open. Your contribution, large or small, helps us help your community or school improve its surroundings. There are multiple ways you can contribute:

  • Become a member! Get involved in the KNMB community today!
  • Sponsor a KNMB event or program.
  • Make a general donation to KNMB to help us defray the costs of regular operations.

Do you have the most precious of resources to give – your time? Check out our Volunteer page, where you will find many ways to support our organization and our mission.