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Celebrating GOCO's Inspire Initiative Pilots

Thursday, January 5, 2017 -- GOCO

December 8, 2016 was a big day for GOCO. Not only had our board just awarded one of our largest rounds of funding, but $13.2 million of that funding was awarded to our six pilot coalitions for the Inspire Initiative. We brought together Inspire Initiative coalition members, youth leaders, partners, supporters, and the media to celebrate a huge milestone for this groundbreaking initiative to get kids outside and break down barriers keeping them from connecting with nature. Read more about Celebrating GOCO's Inspire Initiative Pilots

Annual Report Preview

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -- GOCO

GOCO's Fiscal Year 2016 annual report is on its way to the printer, and will be in your mailbox (and inbox) by the end of the year. In the meantime, we've got a sneak preview of a new feature in this year's edition - a map of the fiscal year's funded projects. We're also excited to have our first Spanish version of the annual report this year, which will be live at GOCO.org/informe in December.

If you want an English version of the annual report in the flesh, send us your mailing address: Read more about Annual Report Preview

We Hear You - 2016 Listening Tour Takeaways

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -- GOCO

This summer, as part of our annual grant writing workshops, GOCO embarked on a nine-stop listening tour around the state, soliciting input and capturing feedback. We invited people from all grant-eligible entities and were so pleased with turnout. We met with experienced grantees looking for the latest information, reconnected with previous applicants who hadn’t been through our grant process for a while, and greeted new faces eager to understand how GOCO funding works. Read more about We Hear You - 2016 Listening Tour Takeaways

GOCO Seeks Executive Director

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -- GOCO

Update: As of January 2017, we are no longer accepting applications for the Executive Director position. Thank you for your interest.

The GOCO Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director to drive the effective stewardship of this unique, important state resource. The GOCO Executive Director will implement a vision for the organization, enhance and maintain relationships with partners across the state, lead key public policy and public affairs activities, oversee operations and a staff of 15, and work closely with the board to identify policy issues and develop recommendations. Read more about GOCO Seeks Executive Director