Training Opportunities - Management and Leadership
Financial Administration for Districts
Frequently Asked Questions on District Financial Administration - This document provides guidance on the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act and how it relates to local soil and water conservation districts. Document developed by the UNC School of Government
Budget and Financial Managment for SWCDs - Presentation prepared by the UNC-School of Government that further defines financial administration for districts
Simple Steps for SWCDs to comply with the LGBFCA - Basic outline for districts who manage any or all of thier own finances
District Internal Audit - District can utilize this checklist if needed to conduct an internal audit
Suggested Internal Control Procedures - Suggestions from the Local Government Commission for units of government with limited number of personnel - visit the NC Department of State Treasuer website, and scroll to Memo 2015-15 to view
Independant Public Authorities - For districts that are considered independent public authorities, Form 203 and INV-91 are required to be submitted to the Local Government Commission.
Simple Steps for SWCDs related to Sales and Use Tax - Basic outline for districts that make retail sales
Grant Writing and Management
Grant Space.org - This site hosts several free online trainings as well as those you may register for. Training topics include but are not limited to:
- Grantseeking Basics
- Proposal Budgeting Basics
- Proposal Writing Basics
- You Got the Grant, Now What?
Hiring and Performance Management
This information is to be used as a guide only, make sure you follow your county or district policies.
Guide on Hiring and Supervising Employees - Developed by Oklahoma Conservation Commission
Tools and Tactics to Market Your Business and Connect with Media - This webinar is an overview of identifying your marketing and media goals and how to showcase your stories. It was developed by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
FARM Media and Public Relations Tool Kit for Farmers - This webinar was developed by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. It includes how to generate media coverage, write a press release, interview tips and more public relation resources.
Managing Technical Professionals - Online interactive training hosted by AgLearn.
Adopting the Appropriate Management Style - Online interactive training hosted by AgLearn.
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently - Online interactive training hosted by AgLearn.
Natural Resource Leadership Institute - The Natural Resources Leadership Institute is an instructional and community
service program of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at NC State
University. The goal of the Natural Resources Leadership Institute is to
improve management and policy decisions affecting North Carolina's communities
and natural resources.
Leadership Essentials: Building Your Influence as a Leader - Online interactive training hosted by AgLearn.
Leadership Essentials: Leading Innovation - Online interactive training hosted by AgLearn.