Foundation / Corporation
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)
10/24/19 5:00 PM
Grants to Colorado counties, cities, and parks and recreation districts to develop outdoor public recreational facilities and parks. Applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support the development of new parks, enhancement of existing park facilities, construction and enhancement of environmental education facilities, and the acquisition of park land.
The Local Park & Outdoor Recreation (LPOR) program is designed to assist communities and their partners with outdoor recreation capital improvement projects. Funds are available for projects including playgrounds, athletic fields, skate parks, whitewater parks, and more. Funds are also available for the acquisition of land that will be developed with active recreation components in the future.
The public must have reasonable public access to any funded project.
A sample list of eligible costs includes: Site infrastructure required to complete the project, capital improvements for outdoor recreation amenities, including restrooms, trails within parks (must start and end within one or connected park properties), skate parks, fishing piers, fairground amenities that are located outdoors, safety surfacing with the exception of pea gravel, swimming pools, environmental education classrooms, disc golf courses, nature play areas, traditional playgrounds, athletic fields and ancillary facilities.
GrantWatch ID#: 160686
Local Park and Outdoor Recreation (LPOR) grants are up to $350,000 per project.
Projects are required to be completed within two years of the grant award date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://goco.foundationconnect.org/grantsmanager/Pages/V3/Portal/login/login.aspx?OrgID=00Do0000000Y65x&lang=en
Before applying, contact:
Madison Brannigan, Program Coordinator
Great Outdoors Colorado
1900 Grant St - Ste 725
Denver, CO 80203
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