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Grant Opportunities
Grant Opportunities
2018 Partners In The Outdoors Conference

Are you partnering or planning to partner with other organizations in Colorado for stewardship projects? Conservation planning? Wildlife management? Conference attendees receive priority access to our Partners Grant program! This program funds initiatives that link a coalition of organizations, agencies, schools, businesses and communities making a difference in Colorado through a collaborative approach.

2018 Grant Cycle

​The Partners in the Outdoors Conference is a platform for conversation and planning, professional development and workshops to strengthen the statewide efforts of all partners involved.​ All partner organizations that attend the 2018 Annual Partners in the Outdoors Conference will be eligible to apply for the 2018 grant cycle. The application process will be open through May 18,​ 2018.

Grant applications can be submitted for funding requests between $1,000 and $5,000.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Have matching funds (in-kind and/or dollar for dollar)
  • Must be a collaborative effort, including multiple partners
  • Must utilize and document via photos/video (more info provided upon selection)
Projects should address elements of the following priority areas derived from the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP​):

  • Outdoor Recreation Education/Outreach
  • Integration of Outdoor Recreation Interests
  • Healthy Lifestyles and Communities
  • Stewardship/Conservation
  • Protect, Connect and Inspire Coloradans to appreciate, enjoy and care for our great outdoors (GOCO Strategic Initiative)​

 ​Don't have a partner organization? You might find your grant partners while at the conference!

Apply for a 2018 Partners in the Outdoors grant!​

​​​Congratulations to our 2017 Grant Recipients​

  • Big City Mountaineers
  • Cal-Wood Education Center
  • Colorado Outward Bound School
  • Colorado Wildlife Federation  
  • Environmental Learning for Kids
  • Friends of the Dillon Ranger District
  • Friends of Staunton State Park
  • Greater Arkansas River Nature Association
  • Rocky Mountain Wild
  • South Metro Pheasants Forever
  • Teens, Inc.
  • Trails 2000
  • Town of Oak Creek
  • Western Slope Conservation Center
  • Yampatika


Dan Zimmerer
Partnership Coordinator
(303) 291-​7258​ 

Learn more about ​Partners in the Outdoors​.​​​​​​​​​​