Awards for Excellence in Government Finance

The GFOA's Awards for Excellence in Government Finance recognize innovative programs – contributions to the practice of government finance that exemplify outstanding financial management. The awards stress practical, documented work that offers leadership to the profession and promotes improved public finance. Entries may be submitted for consideration in one of the following Award for Excellence categories:

  • AFE Award Creative Solution to Common Challenge
  • Exceptionally Well Implemented GFOA Best Practice

Criteria examined when considering an application for the award include: local significance and value, technical significance, transferability, documentation, the cost/benefit analysis, efficiency, originality, and durability. Membership in the GFOA is not required to apply for an award.

Please read the FAQs for complete information about the Awards for Excellence program. If you have additional questions, send an e-mail.