The Service Unit Treasurer Resource Packet (PDF) is your complete guide to managing Service Unit money throughout the entire Girl Scout year. This article for Service Unit treasurers and managers lists all the accompanying resources referenced in the packet.
Volunteer Essentials (PDF) – For full details on Girl Scouts River Valleys’ financial policies, see the Managing Group Finances section of Volunteer Essentials.
Maintaining Accurate Service Unit Financial Records
Service Unit Finance Tracking Sheet Printable (PDF) or Spreadsheet (XLSX) – Use these worksheets to create and maintain accurate financial records of your service unit bank account.
Service Unit Funding and Expenses
Planning Service Unit Events and Activities – This article contains information on planning events, including a budget planning worksheet and event guides. Service unit events must be fully funded only by the registration/admission fees charged for them.
Opening a Troop Bank Account – Troops must have a bank account if they participate in the Cookie Program or Snacks & Magazine sale, or if they have troop funds in excess of $25. This article guides troops through the process of opening an account and how to use the Troop Account Checklist (PDF).
Girl Scout Bank Account Record – Once a troop has opened a new bank account (or a signer on an account changes), troops are required to submit this form to council within 30 days. Service units will receive an emailed copy to keep with your records.
Service Unit Financial Tracking Worksheet Printable (PDF) or Spreadsheet (XLSX) – Use this to compile an accurate list of the troops in your service unit with their contact and financial information.
Girl Scout Juliette Finances
Juliet Program Deposit Form (PDF) – Juliettes do not have their own bank accounts so they should use this form to turn in any proceeds from money-earning activities in exchange for Juliette Program Credits.
Financial and In-Kind Donation Form (PDF)– This form documents troop sponsorships (a mutually beneficial partnership between Girl Scout troops and businesses, schools, communities of faith, and other local organizations).