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The Government Finance Officers Association


The Government Finance Officers Association is a leader in the development of financial policies and best practices.The Best Practice relating to Public Participation in Planning, Budgeting, and Performance Management recommends:

  • Establishing Purposes for Public Participation Efforts
  • Identifying the Public’s Perspective
  • Timing and Approaches to Public Participation
  • Deciding how to incorporate information into decision-making
  • Providing feedback to the public on how their input has been used

The Best Practice is available on the right. Additional resources can be found on the association website.

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