NC Finance Connect

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NC Finance Connect is a resource hub for local government finance professionals. It was relaunched in 2023 with an array of robust tools to equip and empower public officials working in finance.

This site supports public employees by sharing the basics of budgeting, expenditure authority, revenues, fiscal management, and internal controls. It also contains resources to help finance staff implement required processes.

Sound financial management in our state directly impacts the quality of life in our communities. Visit to explore, learn, and grow with other finance professionals in North Carolina.



On NC Finance Connect, professionals can:

  • Understand and Implement
    • Interactive resources, toolkits with sample policies, Excel worksheets, and templates
    • Timely blog posts addressing common issues and new laws and regulations
    • “Finance in Five” videos tackling all things local government finance

  • Connect and Collaborate
    • Active listserv with hundreds of peer professionals
    • Past discussions in online archives
    • Schedules for virtual office hours with School of Government faculty

  • Learn and Advance
    • Curated courses and conference offerings
    • Job board for sharing and searching new opportunities
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Topics - Local and State Government