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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.

Funding Rivers

January
30
2014

To help improve and restore Colorado's rivers and streams, and engage youth and families in the effort, GOCO is offering $250,000 in grants to fund habitat improvement projects along the state's waterways.

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2013 In Review

December
18
2013

Coloradans have had their fair share of tragedy in recent years, and 2013 was no exception. In the face of things we can't control—like natural disasters and senseless violence— isn't it comforting to know there are organizations working to make life better in Colorado?

In 2013, GOCO continued its work helping local governments and land trusts preserve and enhance parks, trails, wildlife, rivers and open spaces across the state. All without any tax dollar support. This year alone, GOCO helped:

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It's Not Easy Being Popular

November
18
2013

It's no mystery why Colorado remains one of the fastest growing states in the nation. Breathtaking mountains, wide open spaces, bountiful wildlife, and weather that lets us play outdoors all year-long. What's not to like? Very little, apparently, as the state's exponentially-increasing population illustrates.

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Ring the Bell, School's In!

October
10
2013

Our inaugural School Play Yard Initiative was a success this past year: 16 schools statewide received GOCO grants that are benefiting more than 6,000 children. Clearly, a need exists to help schools in Colorado build outdoor recreation and learning amenities.

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Not Your Parents' Playgrounds

August
20
2013

If a young boy approached you and said, "I just played with bees, rode a cheetah and explored a pirate ship!" you'd probably shake your head at his active imagination. But thanks to GOCO's School Play Yard Initiative–a special grant program that involved school children in the design of their dream playgrounds–active imaginations are helping to inspire reality.

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