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Innovations Award

VGFOA Innovations in Government Finance Award

During the Fall Conference, the VGFOA grants awards for Innovations in Government Finance. All governmental units are encouraged to apply for one of the awards.


Have you or someone from your jurisdiction recently implemented a project or program to better the world of government finance? If so, apply for the 2022 VGFOA Innovations Award!

It’s easy to apply. Simply complete the application below. One award per population group, for a maximum of four, may be presented. Award categories include:

  • Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting
  • Budgeting and Financial Planning
  • Cash Management and Investing
  • Capital Financing and Debt Administration
  • Pensions and Benefits
  • ERP and Financial Systems
  • e-Government and Technology
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Management and Policy Studies
  • Training and Technical Guides


Winners will be awarded at the VGFOA 2022 Fall Conference on October 27, 2022 during the Luncheon.  Please send award submissions to Andrea Light at by August 1, 2022.  



Congratulations to the 2019 Innovations Award Winner

Chesterfield County In recognition for the development an outstanding program, particularly for:

  • an innovation promoting transparency and engagement through e-Government and technology

  • an innovation in budgeting and financial planning through the development of a budget monitoring and projection dashboard tool

Click Here to view their application