CAnFR Award

Canadian Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program

About the CAnFR Award

Learning & Process

Winners and Reviewers

Winning Reports & Past Reviewers

How to Submit an Application


Submit one copy of the annual financial report, the completed application and responses to prior year comments (if applicable) in PDF Format to
Please note: If the annual financial report is too big to attach, provide the precise hyperlink address to the specific page which contains the annual financial report in the email. If payment will be made by check, indicate clearly in the email that payment will be sent separately. Also, when mailing the check, indicate that it is payment for a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting review and send it with a copy of the application only.


Due to Covid-19, for the foreseeable future, we will not be able to accept hard copy, CD or flash drive submissions for our award programs; only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Extension Request

For extensions for CAnFR or the Budget Awards programs, please submit the extension form below to record your extension in our system.

Mailing Address

Government Finance Officers Association
Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601

Please Note

**A fee is not required if this is your second year submission to the Program and the award was not granted in the immediate prior year for a report that was submitted to the Program for the first time.