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2016 FGFOA School of Governmental Finance 

Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Myers, FL 33908, October 24-28, 2016

We are pleased to present the program and registration for the 2016 FGFOA School of Governmental Finance.  The theme this year is “A Light in the Financial Seas” Come join your peers to discuss timely issues, receive critical refresher material.

School of Governmental Finance Announcement

School of Governmental Finance Online Registration 


FGFOA Beginner Boot Camp is SOLD OUT!!
Please contact FGOFA to be placed on a waiting list 

Monday and Tuesday, October 24-25, 2016 
The FGFOA is once again offering an exciting, intense, hands-on, two day workshop for beginners that will introduce the very basics of accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments.
Beginner Boot Camp Announcement 



Future Beginner Boot Camps

The FGFOA is offering an exciting, intense, hands-on, two-day workshop for beginners that will introduce the very basics of accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments. The intricacies of fund accounting will be reviewed, including the various bases of accounting used to record governmental transactions. In addition, accountability through budgetary methodologies and control mechanisms will be covered as well as budgetary accounting concepts. The Beginner Boot Camp has been held at the School of Governmental Finance for the past five years and has sold out each time. Space is limited so sign up as soon as possible.

2016 Beginner Boot Camp - October 24 - 25, 2016.  Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa, Fort Myers
2017 Beginner Boot Camp - March 15 - 16, 2017. Embassy Suites Orlando North, Altamonte Springs 
2017 Beginner Boot Camp - June 26 - 27, 2017. Diplomat Resort, Hollywood  

Registration fees are:
Active members $340 
Associate members $415 


The FGFOA is proud to present its ACE Awards.  FGFOA members can apply for two different categories. Transparency Utilizing Technology and Process Improvement.  The project should have been implemented in the last eighteen months.  These awards are a way to highlight some of the innovative and outstanding work that our members are doing on a daily basis.  Winners will be announced at the Monday, June 26, 2017 Opening Session, Diplomat, Hollywood, FL  Winner will be featured in the FGFOA newsletter. In addition, the winner will be invited to present their winning project at the upcoming 2017 School of Government Finance and/or FGFOA webinar.

2016 ACE Award Winners
Process Improvement: Hillsborough County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller
Technology Utilizing Transparency:  Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller 

FGFOA Leadership Class II
In its continuing effort to support and enhance the capabilities of Florida’s financial executives, the FGFOA is hosting a week-long Leadership Program.  This program is the newest in a series of leadership-directed programs introduced by the FGFOA, including pre-seminar sessions at the Annual Conference, the former Executive Boot Camp, and the establishment of an Emerging Leaders Group.  Leadership Program will focus on You, Your team, Your organization, and Your interaction with the broader governmental environment.  This focus will allow for a robust and rewarding, career-changing week for Florida’s current and future financial leaders.  The 20 individuals chosen for this Leadership Program will make an impact on their organizations, the FGFOA and the financial leadership of Florida.  

The next Leadership FGFOA will be held  in Orlando April 3 - 7, 2017

Registration fee is $2500 (includes training, materials, food and lodging for the week.) 

Application/Timeline Coming Soon 

FGFOA membership year runs from 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2017

Please remember to make your annual membership dues payment, you must be a paid member to attend our FREE webinars
Click here to make an online dues payment 
FGFOA is proud to offer FREE Webinars to all current FGFOA members

Registration information is sent to all members via email approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. 2016-2017 Tentative Schedule coming soon!

Please remember to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible for the FREE Webinars.