SDLF Scholarships

Professional Development

In 1999, the Special District Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was formed to provide educational opportunities to special district officials and employees to enhance service to the public.

It is dedicated to excellence in local government. To date, SDLF has designed and implemented the following programs :

The SDA Certification is for management staff of the district, the Recognition is for the governing board members or trustees, District of Distinction is for all special districts as well as the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence.


Discover programs that promote good governance. For more information, visit SDLF online.

Education Calendar

CSDA offers a full range of training programs for district personnel; board members as well as staff.

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