Government and Nonprofit Section Awards

Annual Meeting Best Paper Award

To recognize a paper submitted to the AAA Annual meeting that has the potential to significantly influence government and nonprofit accounting research.Prior Awards


Midyear Meeting Best Paper Award

To recognize a paper submitted to the AAA Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting that has the potential to significantly influence government and nonprofit accounting research. Prior Awards


Enduring Lifetime Contribution Award

To recognize exemplary career service for a lifetime contribution to government and nonprofit accounting. Prior Awards


Meritorious Service Award

To recognize exemplary career service to the profession or the Government and Nonprofit section. Prior Awards


Notable Contributions to the Accounting Literature Award

To recognize a single (or perhaps a series) of notable (influential) research papers that make a direct and significant contribution to government and nonprofit accounting research. Prior Awards

President's Letter


Dear GNP Members:

I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as President of the Government and Nonprofit (GNP) Section this year and look forward to working with each of you. I became involved in the GNP Section about ten years ago, and this group has been my tribe – providing encouragement, help, and a dose of humor when needed. I am grateful for the opportunities provided by and relationships formed in this Section, and want to help facilitate those kinds of opportunities and relationships for those of you who are beginning your journey in the GNP Section. To that end, please know that I welcome and encourage your comments and suggestions.

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Midyear Meeting

Save the Date March 8-9, 2019!

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting will be held in Norwalk, Connecticut at the Governmental Accounting Standards Board offices.

GASB Gil Crain Grant

GASB Gil Crain Memorial Research Grant

Since its formation in 1984, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has encouraged academics and other researchers to conduct studies that would be relevant to the GASB’s standards-setting activities. Over the past 30 years, such research efforts have resulted in publishing their research in research briefs, journal articles, and occasionally in GASB research reports.

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