The budget award winners are shown below for 2019, 2020, and 2021. Each individual year corresponds to the beginning date for that particular budget. The list is complete for 2019, almost complete for 2020, and 28% complete for 2021. The information is updated each quarter and current as of 9/30/2021.

Included on each year’s listing is the entity’s name, state/province, type of government (municipality, county, special district, state, college/university, school district, or retirement system), fiscal year for which the award was received, number of years winning the award, budget period (annual, biennial, triennial), and special recognition for performance measures or capital. Each of these columns is sortable and there is an export feature.

Finally, the award winning budget document is included in the far right column for each individual entity listing.


GFOA congratulates the governments awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year beginning in 2020.

Award winners from 2020 are available with the link below. Award recipients will continue to be added to the list each quarter as staff and volunteer reviewers complete reviews. The list was last updated with results through September 30, 2021.

View Winning Budget Documents for 2021 (Partial List)

View Winning Budget Documents for 2019