fundingHere we cover one of the most important topics of the course, which is District Funding.

As public officials, district directors are accountable for all funds, property, and equipment belonging to the Soil and Water Conservation District. Accountability requires documentation, as well as the perception that the district is applying all funds entrusted to it in a manner that the public will accept and support.

This lesson will provide you with the information necessary to achieve financial accountability and can be divided into 5 primary objectives.

1.Recognize the financial responsibilities of each and every SWCD Director.learning objectives

2.Identify sources of SWCD funding.

3.Discuss state law pertaining to SWCD finances.

4.Understand the fundamental expectations of SWCD financial management.

5.Explore how to be successful with local government and partners when seeking funding support.