For more than 40 years, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has advocated the importance of thriving, local park systems, the opportunity for all Americans to lead healthy, active lifestyles, and the preservation of great community places. Visit NRPA to make a difference on a national level!
The vast majority of the proceeds from the Colorado Lottery go to fund parks, recreation, wildlife and conservation projects in the state. To learn more about how the Lottery is your ticket to a more beautiful Colorado, visit the Colorado Lottery web site.
The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invests a portion of state lottery proceeds to projects that preserve, protect, and enhance Colorado's wildlife, parks, rivers, trails, playgrounds and open spaces. Since it began awarding competitive grants in 1994, GOCO has awarded more than $775 million for more than 3,500 projects in all 64 counties to local governments and land trusts, and through Colorado Parks and Wildlife. GOCO receives up to 50 percent of lottery proceeds with the remaining funds going to CPW, the Conservation Trust Fund and school construction.
The Colorado Municipal League
The Colorado Municipal League is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents and serves Colorado's cities and towns. Currently, 265 of Colorado's 271 communities are members of CML and benefit from its informational and advocacy services. CML represents more than 99 percent of the municipal population in the state and was founded in 1923.
The Special District Association
The Special District Association exists to preserve and enhance the legal and political environment for the existence and successful operation of the special district form of government, and to assist special districts to operate efficiently and appropriately.
Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
In its fifth decade of regional service, the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is proud of its focus on quality-of-life issues. These include mobility, service to older adults, environmental concerns, planning for the future, public safety, and the provision of information for sound decision-making.
Colorado Counties Inc. (CCI)
Colorado Counties Incorporated's (CCI) website provides information about Colorado counties, legislative issues and services provided by CCI
The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA)
The Department of Local Affairs's (DOLA) mission is to help build the capacity in local communities to deal with these responsibilities. We do this in two ways: Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance. The DOLA is committed to adapting to the changes communities are experiencing statewide. With increasing concerns about managing growth pressures, the department has adapted its programs and services to assist communities in addressing growth.
The Consortium For Older Adult Wellness
The Consortium For Older Adult Wellness is a statewide collaboration of community-based agencies which came together in early 2001 to address the program needs of older adults in health, wellness, rehab and general health promotion for persons 60 +.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife Colorado State Parks has merged with the Division of Wildlife to create Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Click here for Parks or here for Wildlife. They offer 42 parks to choose from, more than 5,000 campsites, and 58 cabins and yurts, our parks offer something for everyone. Whether you're seeking adventure or a relaxing getaway, we have dozens of activities to choose from, and the ideal places, if you prefer, to do nothing but soak up the beautiful Colorado scenery.
Auraria Library Home Page, Denver, Colorado. Two databases are available here: Skyline: Auraria Library Catalog, the source for searching Auraria Library's book, video and journal holdings, including all items in the CPRA collection; and the article databases & indexes page, which points the user to full-text online articles and article citations for all subject areas.