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Conservation Fund

$25,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support the 2018 Conservation Finance Bootcamp at Colorado State University and assistance to encourage the participation of Colorado-based conservation professionals


Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group

$42,500 | Awarded: 2018

To support development and implementation of the Community Science Program to expand engagement in natural resource stewardship and to provide a model for use


Denver Water

$100,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support Colorado-specific System Conservation Pilot Program projects


Central Colorado Conservancy

$75,000 | Awarded: 2018

To support protection of eight properties in southern Lake County to include in Central Colorado Conservancy’s Arkansas River Preserve


Center for ReSource Conservation

$50,000 | Awarded: 2017

To support the development and implementation of the Water Conservation Catalyst Fund, and to broaden the reach of the Center for ReSource Conservation’s municipal


Pool of Funds for SE Colorado Focus Landscape

$3,250,000 | Awarded: 2015

In 2015, the Gates Family Foundation board of trustees approved an allocation of $3,250,000 over six years (2014-2019) to advance landscape scale conservation in


RiversEdge West

$90,000 | Awarded: 2016

To address weed management in the Purgatoire watershed, as a part of the Gates Family Foundation’s Southeast Colorado Focus Landscape initiative.