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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:Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.