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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.

Scratch that!

May
7
2014

Rolling out this month to your local Colorado Lottery retailer will be a new scratch game called “Where the Money Goes.”  And one of the four versions of the $2 game should hopefully look familiar. It will sport the GOCO logo and an image of Crested Butte by local photographer Tom Stillo that also graces our annual report, social media channels and other GOCO stuff.

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Call for Peer Reviewers

January
31
2014

GOCO is in need of volunteer peer reviewers for Spring Local Government Land Acquisition, Local Park and Outdoor Recreation, Mini and Planning grant applications.

As a peer reviewer, you are responsible for reading and commenting on up to 10 grant applications, which will be mailed to you no later than March 13. You will have until the week of April 14 to review and comment on the applications. Each application takes anywhere from an hour to two hours to read, depending on the application.

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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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