There are many ongoing opportunities to get involved. 

The following are just a few of the ways you can jump in and contribute.

Know of one not on our list? Contact us so we can add it.

Volunteer through the City

Find a variety of ways for you or your group to make an impact in areas like Recreation, Cultural Services and Parks. 

Visioning and Civic Involvement 

City of Fort Collins Downtown Plan

Help shape the future of downtown by participating in this civic process

City of Fort Collins Boards and Commissions

Volunteer to serve as a citizen representative on a City board or commission - everything from Art to Zoning

Urban Lab

An idea engine for a vibrant Fort Collins that connects ideas, energy, and expertise for a better community


Neighborhood connections

Get training on communication, collaboration, and the basics of neighboring, and get assistance planning and organizing a neighborhood event or gathering 

Family Leadership Training Institute

Develop your leadership skills and learn more about the civic process to create positive change for children and families

Center for public deliberation

Get trained as a facilitator to help harness the power of individuals to make decisions that matter

CSU - Engagement

Find ways to connect with CSU-citizen activities related to education, research, and leadership.

Inclusivity & Non-profit Volunteering

United Way

Find an opportunity to volunteer with local non-profits

Volunteers of America

Connect your skills with non-profits in the area

Natural Resources

Colorado Water Institute

Annual Poudre Runs Through It conference and other ways to connect around the vital topic of water in Northern Colorado 

City of FC Natural Areas

Volunteer and stewardship opportunities in our urban natural areas

Economic Development

Downtown Business Association

Join this membership-based organization with business leaders dedicated to the success of Downtown Fort Collins

Arts and Culture

Art Lab

Art Lab is an experimental creative space in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins. It is free to use, community-supported, and open to visual artists, performers, and creative spirits of every ilk.

FOCO Creates

Share your ideas for an Arts and Culture master plan for Fort Collins