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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.

Oh the Places You'll Go

August
2
2017

Flash back six months. There I was, the brand new intern wandering the halls of my new office building. I had just gotten hired to help with the Schools and Outdoor Learning Environments (SOLE) program, a beautiful and rewarding piece of the CPW Education Department. Put simply, my primary job was to get 4th graders and their families outside. The SOLE program reaches thousands of students throughout the state, providing them with field trips, educational programming, and fun events called Family Nature Nights.

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How Local Governments and Schools Combine Forces on GOCO's School Yard Initiative

July
6
2017

As younger generations become increasingly over-screened on technology and over-structured in their daily lives, it is more important now than ever to inspire active physical play and outdoor learning by providing quality parks for our youth.

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Where Do You GOCO - April & May 2017 Closed Projects

July
6
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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Faces of GOCO - Meet Hunter Rush

June
22
2017

Hunter Rush joined GOCO as our communications intern in June, and we're thrilled to have him on board this summer. Hunter joins Rosemary Dempsey, GOCO Director of Communications, and Laura Cardon, GOCO Communications Coordinator, to round out our marketing and communications efforts.

What did you do before you came to GOCO?

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2017 Grant Writing Workshop Schedule

June
22
2017

These free workshops will cover grant application writing for GOCO’s Local Parks and Outdoor Recreation (LPOR) and mini LPOR grant programs. This schedule will be updated as event details are finalized.

If you cannot attend a workshop in person, view our online webinar at a time that works for you >>

RSVP is required through Evite. Click on a location name to RSVP for that workshop. You do not need an Evite account to RSVP.

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