The Establishment of the Lakewood Dog Park Association: A Nonprofit for the Creation of a New Off Leash Dog Park in Lakewood, Colorado

Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Capstone Project

Degree Name

Master of Professional Studies

Organizational Unit

University College, Organizational Leadership


Leadership and Organizations

First Advisor

Jerry Call


Nonprofit, Dog, Park, Lakewood, Government, Partnership, Fundraising, Off leash


The Lakewood Dog Park Association is a proposed 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization with the purpose of creating and maintaining new off leash dog parks in Lakewood, Colorado through a partnership with the City of Lakewood. Cities and organizations, through partnerships and independently, have had varying degrees of success funding and creating new off leash dog parks. The Lakewood Dog Park Association will utilize the best practices of successful organizations to create a standard that other cities and organizations will emulate. Through public support and partnership with Lakewood, the Lakewood Dog Park Association will utilize diverse fundraising methods to build and maintain a new dog park.

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