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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.

Where Do You GOCO - March Projects

May
9
2016

This latest edition of Where Do You GOCO is running a little late - please excuse our tardiness! Nearly 30 projects closed in March, including trail work, park improvements, master plans, and wildlife habitat conservation.

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Faces of GOCO: Meet Matt Brady

April
25
2016

Matt Brady joined GOCO in March as our new executive coordinator. His job basically consists of keeping us all in line and organized, but his main focus is serving our fantastic board and making sure they have everything they need to serve GOCO and our grantees. After all, our board is volunteering their time to lead our organization, and we are so appreciative of that commitment of service. Matt has already made a big impact in the last month and we're thrilled to have him! We'll let Matt take it from here.

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A Fond Farewell To Outgoing Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug

April
25
2016
Outgoing Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug (on the right in adjacent picture) helped start GOCO in 1993, and her departure is one that is bittersweet for all of us at GOCO. We are thrilled for Lise's next step after nearly two decades with GOCO, but will certainly miss her as she makes her way to Washington, D.C.
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Guest Blog: Hiking How-To For Your Little Ones

March
21
2016

Getting kids outdoors is the cornerstone of our new strategic plan, and it’s why we’ve dedicated $25 million in funding to the Inspire Initiative over the next five years. But connecting with like-minded parents can be just as difficult as getting out on the trail in the first place.

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Where Do You GOCO: February's Finished Projects

March
1
2016

GOCO made our February leap day really count, with seven exciting projects closing this month! We’re most excited about this batch of projects because they show off the wide variety of things GOCO funds. From planning grants and studies to discover why kids aren’t getting outside, to exercise parks and the state’s most infamous (and grueling) trail, we had it all in February!

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