The Cary Park District has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The Certificate of Achievement award is designed to recognize and encourage excellence in financial reporting by state and local governments. This award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.
The purpose of the Certificate Program is to encourage all government institutions, including Park Districts, to prepare and publish an easily readable, organized, and understandable Annual Financial Report. The Cary Park District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2021, was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the GFOA program. The Cary Park District has received the GFOA award for Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for the last 16 years.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 20,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C. The Certificate Program was established in 1945.