Celebrate CGFM Month in March!

Below is a list of some ideas to help you celebrate. Have additional ideas? Email us! Want to see a list of state and local governments celebrating CGFM Month with us? The list is growing every day in March!





CGFMs

  • Send a letter to your employer with a request to recognize CGFM designation for financial management positions within your organization
  • Send an email to AGA with a short testimonial about what CGFM means to you
  • Tell your friends and coworkers about CGFM and encourage others to apply    
  • Wear red to work as much as possible or a CGFM logo shirt on Fridays
  • Bring in a “red” baked good to your office one day, or bring in a CGFM logo cake to share.
  • Email us or tweet a picture of your CGFM month celebration using the hashtag, #CGFMMonth
 
Employers
  • Recognize your CGFMs at a staff meeting or in an “All Staff” email
  • Bring CGFM onsite courses to your office
  • Recognize CGFM designation — by adding it to the list of qualifications for financial management positions in your organization or offering financial incentives or promotion to those who earn their CGFM
  • Offer a lunch-and-learn on CGFM — AGA can help!
  • Take your CGFMs out to lunch, or bring in a “CELEBRATE CGFM” cake to share
  • Allow your CGFMs a have “two-hour” lunch one day in March
  • Wear red as much as possible in March
  • Email us or tweet a picture of your CGFM month celebration using the hashtag, #CGFMMonth
 

CGFM Candidates

  • Schedule one of your exams in March or start studying if you haven’t yet found the time
  • Tell your friends and coworkers about CGFM
  • Ask your employer to bring in CGFM onsite courses for the staff’s professional development
  • Email us and tell us what inspired you to apply to the CGFM program
  • Send a letter to your employer with a request to recognize CGFM designation for financial management positions within your organization
  • Email us or tweet a picture of your CGFM month celebration using the hashtag, #CGFMMonth
 

AGA Chapters

  • Have a state or local official declare March as CGFM Month 
  • Send a press release to a local paper publicizing CGFM proclamation and CGFM month
  • Hold a special CGFM recognition event in March
  • Bring CGFM onsite courses to your chapter
  • Encourage your members to apply for CGFM in March
  • Encourage your members to take an exam or begin studying in March
  • Let AGA know what you’re doing to support your CGFM candidates
  • Send a letter to local employers on behalf of the chapter with a request to recognize CGFM designation for financial management positions within those organizations
  • Email us or tweet a picture of your CGFM month celebration using the hashtag, #CGFMMonth