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Stay connected and engaged with ECHO. Whether you're an early childhood educator, community partner, parent, nature enthusiast, or valued volunteer, we've got a way for you to join in ECHO's mission.


Grant Opportunities 

Apply to become an ECHO Seed Grant Site; applications are only open to sites in Colorado.

Selected Seed Grant Sites will receive comprehensive landscape design assistance to reimagine their outdoor spaces, $5,000 towards the installation of a naturalized outdoor learning environment, ongoing training, and technical assistance. Please download the appropriate application via the links below. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11. For more information about ECHO, please review this About ECHO document.

Application for licensed child care centers and preschools

Application for publicly accessible sites

If you need a word version of either application, please email

To learn more about ECHO or to learn about the application process, please join us for a live webinar on the following dates.  We will review the goals of ECHO, ways to become involved, and tips and tricks to complete the application.  Please follow the links to register for the webinar.  Once registered, an invitation to participate in the webinar will be emailed to you within one week of the webinar.  

Wednesday, January 16, 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 23, 6:00 p.m.

For questions or to learn more, please email or call 303-441-5145.



Careers with ECHO

Join the ECHO Team!

Available positions:

  • ECHO Partnerships Manager | This role will lead the implementation of ECHO's national expansion and help deepen current work in Colorado.




Discover the latest ECHO events, application deadlines, and other important dates.

ECHO Seed Site Application Goes Live
January 7, 2019

Webinar: About ECHO
January 16, 1:00 p.m. & January 23, 6:00 p.m.

ECHO Seed Site Applications Due
February 11, 2019



Let's make a difference together. ECHO has a variety of meaningful ways to get involved. If you have a passion for our mission, we'd love to put your time and talent to work.

Currently we are seeking volunteers to:

  • Join our garden installation and maintenance teams
  • Participate in community training
  • Serve as brand ambassadors



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