Communities that are more welcoming and vibrant have a competitive advantage in attracting tourists and new residents, in stimulating economic development, and creating a thriving place for people to live, work, play, visit, and serve. Success starts with colorful plants and trees, engaged volunteers, a celebration of heritage, clean and healthy environments, community vitality, and help from America in Bloom.
Four Programs to Make Your Community More Beautiful and Vibrant
Choose an America in Bloom program that provides the framework for continued improvements focused on helping your community be the best it can be.
Participate in the National Awards Program for in-person coaching by a team of specially trained America in Bloom advisors, and receive a detailed community evaluation that offers comprehensive recommendations for community transformation.
Apply for an “EcoConnexions from the Ground Up” grant. Through our partnership with the CN Railway, AIB administers this beautification and greening grant program for communities along CN-owned railroad tracks. Learn more.
Showcase Community Vitality
Amplify Impact with Flowers
Enhance Landscaped Areas
Build Up Urban Forestry
Intensify Environmental Efforts
Boost Overall Impression
Success Stories in Bloom
See how communities are inspired and transformed by participating in our programs.
“Beautification is important because it says that someone cares. Plants and trees soften public spaces and give pleasure to people who crave a connection with nature in their lives. The appeal of a clean city with flowers and trees that are cared for also attracts tourists and businesses.”
Brewton, Alabama demonstrates that when it comes to making the America in Bloom program work for a community, “taking care of business” the AIB way provides opportunities for businesses to take care of you.
The resource library provides guidance about the value of community beautification, heritage preservation, environmental awareness, and volunteer involvement. Explore articles, innovative best ideas developed by America in Bloom communities, engaging videos, and more.
America in Bloom is an all-volunteer effort at both the local and national levels, including our Board of Directors, professional Advisors, and committee members. A passion for more beautiful, self-sustaining, and livable communities drives our volunteer involvement.
As a non-profit, contributions and sponsorships provide critical financial support to our mission.