Publications

Publications

As a major publisher, the GFOA maintains an extensive inventory of books, e-books, manuals, guides, and CDs on government finance topics that are available for purchase, with member discounts. 

  • Publication Archive. Many outdated GFOA publications that are no longer for sale through GFOA are available for download through the GFOA website. Each publication is provided as a PDF document.
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Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities
Year Published: 
2019

Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities introduces GFOA's new Financial Foundations Framework.

Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2012

Financial policies are used by a governing board and executive management to set the baseline standards for how the organization will be managed financially.

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2007

Faced with downward pressures on tax revenues, increasing expenditures, shifting demographics, as well as a host of other complex challenges, local governments need a new approach to planning.

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$60.00
GAAFR Supplement
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

GAAFR Supplement (e-book format and softcover: 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$60.00
Non-Member Price: 
$95.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

The "GAAFR Supplement" updates the "Blue Book" for recent changes resulting from four new GASB pronouncements and the March 20133 release of a significantly revised and expanded version of COSO's "Internal Control-Integrated Framework."

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$45.00
GAAFR Supplement
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

GAAFR Supplement (softcover: 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$65.00
Year Published: 
2019

Balancing budgets is one of the biggest challenges facing state and local governments today.

Member Price: 
$170.00
Non-Member Price: 
$240.00

Balancing budgets is one of the biggest challenges facing s

Member Price: 
$100.00
Non-Member Price: 
$135.00
Year Published: 
2019

GFOA's Capital Finance and Debt Administration Set includes 3 titles:

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$85.00
Year Published: 
2019

As a major publisher, GFOA maintains an extensive inventory of publications on financial management and budgeting topics.

Member Price: 
$420.00
Non-Member Price: 
$575.00
Year Published: 
2019

Includes the following titles:

Member Price: 
$125.00
Non-Member Price: 
$195.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

The GAAFR (e-book) incorporates all of the guidance of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) through GASB Statement No. 66.

Member Price: 
$129.00
Non-Member Price: 
$159.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

This set includes the GAAFR hardcover (2012. 1,121 pp.), GAAFR e-book (2012. 902 pp.), GAAFR Supplement e-book (2014. 76 pp.), and GAAFR Supplement softcover (2014. 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$239.00
Non-Member Price: 
$279.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

This set includes the GAAFR hardcover (2012. 1,121 pages), GAAFR Supplement e-book (2014. 76 pages.), and GAAFR Supplement softcover (2014. 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$199.00
Non-Member Price: 
$239.00
Author: 
Shayne C. Kavanagh
Daniel W. Williams
Year Published: 
2017

Learn How to Improve Financial Decision-Making through Better Forecasting

The Challenges of Forecasting:

Member Price: 
$60.00
Non-Member Price: 
$90.00
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Author: 
Girard Miller
M. Corrine Larson
Paul Zorn
Year Published: 
1998

A valuable reference source for new or experienced public investors, the revised edition of the classic GFOA text on investing offers a complete and up-to-date overview of the public-sector investm

Member Price: 
$79.95
Non-Member Price: 
$79.95
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Phil Bertolini
Year Published: 
2009

This book explains how the budget process can be combined with concepts of IT governance to allocate technology dollars to the most promising uses and to create the management systems needed to ach

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00
Author: 
Robert Dean Pope
Year Published: 
2001

State and local governments need permanent access to the debt markets to fund the public projects their citizens require.

Member Price: 
$25.00
Non-Member Price: 
$40.00
Author: 
Roland Calia
Year Published: 
2001

All jurisdictions must set priorities during the budgetary process, whether by formal or informal methods.

Member Price: 
$25.00
Non-Member Price: 
$25.00
Year Published: 
1998

Of all of the functional areas of finance, the one most in

Member Price: 
$5.00
Non-Member Price: 
$10.00
Author: 
Barry Blom
Salomon A. Guajardo
Year Published: 
2001

This second volume in the GFOA Budgeting Series was written to provide financial analysts and public managers with the tools and techniques they need to improve both the process and the methods for

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$25.00
Non-Member Price: 
$25.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Rowan Miranda
Year Published: 
2005

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the benefits, challenges, and key success factors related to the implementation of a broad range of enterprise technologies in the public-sector.

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$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$65.00
Author: 
Anne Spray Kinney
Michael J. Mucha
Year Published: 
2009

GFOA’s latest publication on performance management presents findings from over two years of research into identifying trends and leading practices among public sector practitioners across the Unit

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$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$60.00

GFOA's Treasury and Investment Management Set includes four titles.

Member Price: 
$85.00
Non-Member Price: 
$149.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2009

There is probably no single number in a typical state or local government’s financial statements that attracts more attention and discussion than fund balance.

Member Price: 
$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00