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2019 Partners in the Outdoors Conference

​​​​​About the Partners in the Outdoors Grant Program

The Partners in the Outdoors Conference is a platform for networking and collaboration to advance and balance outdoor recreation and conservation in Colorado.​ To support this goal, Colorado Parks and Wildlife provides grant funds to assist partner efforts that advance the priority areas identified in our Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).​

2019 Grant Application, Timeline & Requirements​

The application period is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a grant application. ​

  • Applications closed May 3rd, 2019.​
  • Accepted grants to be announced by late May.
  • Grant applications can request funding between $1,000 and $5,000.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Attend the 2019 Partners in the Outdoors Conference
  • ​Have matching funds (in-kind and/or dollar for dollar)
  • Must be a collaborative effort, including at least one partner organization
  • Must utilize and document via a report including photos/video
  • Grants can not be awarded to an organization more than 3 years in a row

Projects should address the Priority Areas identified in the 2019 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP​):

  1. ​Sustainable access and opportunity to enjoy the outdoors
  2. Stewardship of natural, cultural and recreational resources
  3. Conservation of lands, waters and wildlife
  4. Funding the future to sustain Colorado's outdoors​

​Don't have a partner organization? Then find your grant partner(s) at the conference​!

​Congratulations to our 2018 Grant Recipients:

  • ​Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
  • Colorado Cattleman's Agricultural Land Trust
  • Colorado Outward Bound School
  • Crested Butte Land Trust
  • Friends of Mueller State Park
  • Outdoor Buddies
  • Palmer Land Trust
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance
  • Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Trips For Kids
  • Yampa Valley Sustainability Council​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Questions About the Grant Program?

Carley Engfer
Partnership Program Assistant