Research Summary: What’s Working for Land Trust Coalitions Around the Country?

As Colorado’s land conservation community starts to re-envision a new statewide coalition with the focus, capacity and structure to guide Colorado into the future, it makes sense to start with a scan of successful models and path-leading ideas from across the nation.

Linked below is an overview of research conducted by the CFP Steering Committee in Spring 2018 on six high-functioning land trust coalitions (LTCs). This information is meant to provide helpful baseline data, as Colorado land trust leaders and other partners engage in the CFP process throughout the year. The summary also contains a brief analysis of the Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts’ transition, and explains how the CFP was formed.