Alliance for Innovation – The Alliance brings professionals, local governments, academics, and private sector partners together to discover and apply the best ideas, practices and solutions to the challenges confronting local government and communities
California Society of Municipal Finance Officers – Statewide association for finance professionals including employees and elected or appointed officials involved in government finance for cities, special districts and counties in California
Center For Digital Government - National research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government
Government Finance Officers Association - The GFOA enhances and promotes the professional management of governments by identifying and developing financial policies and practices and promoting them through education, training and leadership.
International City/County Management Association - Professional and educational association for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities throughout the world
League of California Cities - Association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources to influence policy decisions that affect cities.
Municipal Informations Services Association - Canadian association of municipal government representatives and others interested in the effective use of information technology to provide better and more cost-effective services to municipal taxpayers and clients
Public Technology Institute – The PTI works with a core network of leading local government officials to identify opportunities for technology research, share best practices, offer consultancies and pilot demonstrations, promote technology development initiatives and develop educational programming