July 2019

Community Colleges

Changes in California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Spending

2019-20 (In Millions)

2018-19 Revised Spending $9,173
Technical Adjustments  
Prior-year one-time spending -$110
Other 20
Subtotal (-$90)
Policy Adjustments  
COLA for apportionments (3.26 percent) 230
College Promise fee waivers 43
COLA for select student support programs (3.26 percent)a 30
Enrollment growth (0.55 percent) 25
Student Success Completion Grants (caseload adjustment) 18
Student homelessness 9
Veterans resource centers 5
Foster care education program b
HBCU Transfer Program c
Strong Workforce Program (portion of costs shifted to one-time funds) -7
Subtotal ($353)
Total Changes $264
2019-20 Enacted Spending $9,437
Note: Reflects community college spending that counts towards the 2019-20 minimum guarantee. Excludes settle-up payments.
Applies to Adult Education, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Apprenticeship Programs, CalWORKs student services, mandates block grant, Fund for Student Success, and campus child care support.
b Includes a $400,000 ongoing increase for this program.
c Includes a $81,000 ongoing increase for this program.
COLA = cost-of-living adjustment. HBCU = historically black colleges and universities.