July 2017

Higher Education

2017-18 California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Changes

(In Millions)

2016-17 Revised Spending $8,242
Technical Adjustments  
Remove one-time spending -$177
Make other adjustments -84
Subtotal (-$260)
Policy Changes  
Augment apportionments (above growth and COLA) $184
Provide COLA for select programsa 104
Fund deferred maintenance and instructional equipment (one time) 70
Fund guided pathways initiative (one time)b 64
Fund 1 percent enrollment growth 58
Increase Full-Time Student Success Grant 25
Create Community College Completion Grant Program 25
Fund Innovation Awards (one time) 20
Augment Online Education Initiative 10
Fund emergency student aid for Dreamers (one time) 7
Develop statewide integrated library system (one time) 6
Augment Part-Time Faculty Office Hours Program 5
Provide direct state support for veterans resource centersc 5
Provide direct state support for Umoja Programc 3
Subtotal ($584)
Total Changes $324
2017-18 Enacted Spending $8,565
a Applies 1.56 percent increase to apportionments, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, mandates block grant, and support for certain campus child care centers. Also provides $1 million for a partial COLA to financial aid administration. Of the total increase, $98 million is for apportionments.
b Budget also includes $86.3 million in settle-up funding for this purpose.
c In addition to the amounts reflected in the table, these programs might receive state funding through other community college student support programs.
COLA = cost-of-living adjustment.