Foundation / Corporation
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)
11/01/18 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $75,000 to Colorado nonprofit land conservation organizations and local governments for the planning of outdoor recreation projects. Funding may support a broad range of planning activities, such department master plans, regional trail plans, site-specific master plans, open space master plans, and master plans for river corridors.
GOCO’s Mission is “To help preserve, protect, enhance and manage the state’s wildlife, park, river, trail and open space heritage.” In that light, GOCO Local Government funds are only available to projects that pursue these goals and further the state’s outdoor recreation opportunities.
Planning projects must be strategic and forward thinking in nature. Additionally, planning efforts that focus on protecting Colorado’s land, water and wildlife and increasing access and opportunities to connect people to the outdoors are encouraged.
Eligible Project Costs: Consultant costs, professional services such as legal, facilitation, professional planning, costs that directly relate to the planning activity such as inventories, design, GIS/Mapping, printing, costs for public engagement such as public meetings, focus groups, surveys, and web-based outreach.
GrantWatch ID#: 160687
Planning grants have a limit of $75,000; there is no maximum for the total project cost.
Planning grants are required to be completed within two years of the grant award date.
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