January 2021

Community Colleges

Changes in California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Spending

Reflects Governor's Budget Proposals (In Millions)

2020-21 Budget Act $8,365
One Time  
Deferral paydown $901a
Student emergency financial aid grants 250b
Student retention and enrollment strategies 20
   Subtotal ($1,171)
SCFF baseline adjustments $53
Total Changes $1,223
2020-21 Revised Spending $9,588
COLA for apportionments (1.5 percent) $111
Student mental health and technology 30
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 23
California Apprenticeship Initiative 15
COLA for select categorical programs (1.5 percent)c 14
Online education and support block grant 11
CENIC broadband 8
Adult Education Program technical assistance 1
   Subtotal ($213)
One Time  
Student basic needs $100
Deferral paydown 81
Faculty professional development 20
Work-based learning 20
Zero-textbook-cost degrees 15
Instructional materials for dual enrollment students 3
AB 1460 implementation/anti-racism initiatives 1
   Subtotal ($240)
Remove 2020-21 one-time funding -$121
SCFF baseline adjustments 127
Other technical adjustments -36
Total Changes $423
2021-22 Proposed Spending $10,011
a Governor's budget also includes a deferral paydown of $145 million attributed to 2019-20.
b Of this amount, $100 million is proposed as part of the "early action" package.
c Applies to the Adult Education Program, apprenticeship programs, CalWORKs student services, campus child care support, Disabled Students Programs and Services, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, and mandates block grant.
AB = Assembly Bill. COLA = cost-of-living adjustment.
CENIC = Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California.
SCFF = Student Centered Funding Formula.