Starburst Awards

Starburst Awards recognize excellence in the use of Lottery funds for community and conservation projects. Winners are chosen based on the creativity of the project, economic and social impact on the community, and whether the project achieved its goal.

Lottery proceeds are distributed statewide through grants via Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), the Conservation Trust Fund, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, and Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST).

Submissions include programs and projects such as, but not limited to: parks, playgrounds, outdoor recreation facilities, land conservation, trail enhancement, open space acquisition, wildlife natural resource preservation, and public school improvements.

Winners are chosen based on the creativity of the project, economic and social impact on the community, and whether the project achieved its goal. 

The Colorado Lottery has announced its 2017 Starburst Award winners! This unique award recognizes excellence in the use of Lottery funds for community and conservation projects.

2017 Starburst Award Winners
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