Helpful Links

North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association

This organization promotes improved methods of local government finance through conferences, seminars, and sponsorship of the NC Public Finance Officer's Certification program.

GFOA Best Practices

This section of GFOA's Website offers best practices and advisory documents on a number of topics, including investment, cash, and debt management.

NC General Statutes -Chapter 159

This section of the NC General Statutes (specifically 159-30), describes the laws regarding investment of idle funds by local governments.

NC Department of State Treasurer, State & Local Government - Local Fiscal Management

This group of the State & Local Government Division of the NCDST monitors fiscal and accounting standards for local governments.  Here you will find:
- Policy Manuals, including sample policies and guidelines
- Semi-Annual Cash and Investment Forms (LGC Form 203, plus others as required)