Open Space Grant

Open Space Grant

State Agencies
Funder Name:
Great Outdoors Colorado
Eligible Applicants:
State Agencies
Local governments and Utility Districts
Non-profits organizations
Land Trusts
Relevant Project Area:
Habitat Improvement, Biodiversity, & Riparian Restoration
Youth & Environmental Education
Employment & Workforce Development
Conservation & Land Acquisition
Funding Range:

Open Space Grants help fund the acquisition and protection of unique open space and natural areas of statewide significance through fee acquisitions or conservation easements. Land acquisition projects intended for low-impact, passive recreation with very limited facilities should be submitted through our Open Space Program; acquisition projects intended for high-impact, active recreation with significant facility development should be submitted through our Local Parks and Outdoor Recreation Grant Program.

Project areas include:

  • Buffers/in-holdings
  • Greenways/stream corridors
  • Community separators
  • Agricultural land
  • Natural areas and non-game wildlife habitat
  • Scenic viewsheds
  • Urban open space parcels

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.



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