About Us

What is CGFOA

The Colorado Government Finance Officers Association is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization.

Our purpose and objectives are:

  • To​ improve the practice of governmental finance in Colorado, as developed and recommended by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada and other recognized authorities in the field of governmental administration, by developing mutually understandable procedures of accounting and financial reporting, budgeting and capital planning, cash management, financial administration, and debt management by encouraging the use of appropriate technology; by employing consistent financial classification, and principles; by training qualified public officials and employees; and by promoting ethical, high quality governmental service.

  • To develop closer relationships and understanding among those concerned with public finance in Colorado by facilitating a system of networking, by promoting training and sharing of information among finance officers; by identifying career enhancement opportunities; by providing a forum for the discussion of common issues and problems; and other objectives of a mutual interest to public finance officers.