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Whether you’re searching for GOCO news, want to learn about GOCO funds at work in communities statewide, or are looking for tips on upcoming funding and educational opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

Faces of GOCO - Meet Chris Castilian

April
17
2017

Chris Castilian joined GOCO as our new executive director in March 2017, and we're thrilled to have him on board. Get to know our fearless leader in this month's edition of Faces of GOCO.

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Where Do You GOCO - March 2017 Closed Projects

April
17
2017

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented, the reporters have published their articles, and the interviews are over? Our grantees get down to business.

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A New Adventure: Outgoing ED Jim Spaanstra Learns to Hunt

March
29
2017

Jim Spaanstra has dedicated a decade’s worth of service to GOCO, both on its board and as executive director for the last year. In addition to being a brilliant leader, Spaanstra is also an avid adventurer.

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Where Do You GOCO - February 2017 Closed Projects

March
28
2017

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after ceremonial checks are presented, reporters have published their articles, and the interviews are over? Our grantees get down to business.

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Where Do You GOCO - January 2017 Closed Projects

February
15
2017

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented, the reporters have published their articles, and the interviews are over? Our grantees get down to business.

GOCO funding has built parks and trails, helped communities recover from floods and schools build new playgrounds, protected wildlife habitat and open space, and improved outdoor amenities like campgrounds and boat ramps. We’re funded completely by Colorado Lottery proceeds and have invested in more than 4,900 projects in all 64 counties. Read our annual report for more information >>

Each year, we award funding through competitive grant programs to communities across the state and to Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Grantees are typically allowed about two years to complete projects.

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