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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.

GOCO’s Investments in Colorado’s Children Yield Many Returns

May
9
2013

Since awarding our first grants in 1994, GOCO has racked up some impressive numbers: We’ve infused more than $772 million in Lottery funds back into the state; awarded grants to approximately 3,500 projects in all 64 counties; permanently protected more than 1 million acres of open space; created or restored more than 725 miles of trails; and developed or enhanced 1,150 community parks and outdoor recreation areas. Our investments in Colorado are visible in communities statewide. But our soundest investment―and one that offers the greatest return―just may be in Colorado youth.

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Outdoor Recreation is Good for You … and the Economy

April
29
2013


We’re Coloradans. We love to play outside. But did you know that outdoor recreation also benefits the state’s economy? Read Jason Blevins’ insightful piece from The Denver Post.

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On Great Outdoors Colorado Turning 20

April
15
2013

When you consider what has been accomplished with Lottery funds across Colorado since voters created GOCO in 1992, there's definitely cause to celebrate.

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Celebrating a Century of Protected Places to Play

April
9
2013

​The triple anniversary of three organizations that protect land, conserve natural resources and promote recreation merits celebration. The cause of connecting children and families to nature demands commitment.

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