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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.

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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Seeking Peer Reviewers for Fall Local Government Applications

July
30
2013

GOCO is seeking peer reviewers for Fall Local Government Land Acquisition, Local Park and Outdoor Recreation, Mini and Planning grant applications.
 
Application deadline is Aug. 27, 2014.

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GOCO's Newest Board Members

July
29
2013

Three new trustees were appointed to the GOCO Board by Gov. Hickenlooper in May. Meet GOCO’s newest Board members.

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