Program Data Just Got More Distinguished...
Learn more about updated GFOA Distinguished Budget Award Eligibility Criteria
GFOA is proud to announce updates to the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award program for budgets beginning on or after 1/1/2021. For more information about program changes or to view updated forms, click here.
Some important changes include:
- Clearly presented departmental program descriptions
- A narrative description of the assigned services, functions, programs and activities of organizational units should be included. Major priorities within each organizational unit should also be addressed.
- Clear linkage between identified programs and goals and objectives
- This criterion requires that departmental/program goals and objectives be described. The relationship of departmental/program goals to the strategic goals of the entity should be apparent.