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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.
GOCO is funded completely by Colorado Lottery proceeds and has invested in more than 4,900 projects in all 64 counties to build parks and trails, protect wildlife, conserve land, and improve outdoor amenities like campgrounds and athletic fields. Read our annual report for more information >>Read more »
Outdoor Wilderness Lab (OWL) is a week-long outdoor learning experience for sixth graders at Bookcliff Middle School in Grand Junction. GOCO funding helped expand the program to the entire sixth grade at Bookcliff through the first-ever Colorado Parks and Wildlife Director’s Innovation Fund grants. OWL graduate Rylee Halcomb describes the impact of OWL on her life.Read more »
Michelle Schrote joined GOCO this summer as our new senior accountant. Get to know Michelle in this month’s edition of Faces of GOCO.Read more »
As younger generations become increasingly over-screened 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.Read more »