May 2023

Community Colleges

CCC Spending Proposals Under Governor's Budget and May Revision

Proposition 98 Changes, 2021-22 Through 2023-34 (In Millions)

  Governor's Budget May Revision Change
Ongoing Spending    
Apportionments COLAa $653 $678 $25
Appportionments funding protection (stability) -- 154 154
Select categorical programs COLAb 92 96 3
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 29 26 -2
FCMAT new professional development program --c --c --
   Subtotals $774 $954 $180
One-Time Initiatives    
Student enrollment and retention strategies $200 $100 -$100
Forestry/fire protection workforce trainingd 14 14 --
LGBTQ+ centers -- 10e 10
New Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at East Los Angeles College -- 3 3
FCMAT new professional development program --c --c --
Facilities maintenance and instructional equipment -213 -452 -239f
COVID-19 block grant -- -345 -345g
   Subtotals $1 -$670 -$671
Totals $775 $284 -$491
a Proposed COLA increased from 8.13 percent in January to 8.22 percent at the May Revision.
b 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. Proposed COLA increases from 8.13 percent in January to 8.22 percent at the May Revision.
c The Governor's budget proposed $200,000 in ongoing funds and $75,000 in one-time funds for this purpose. The May Revision proposes the same amounts.
d Uses reappropriated Proposition 98 funds (previously appropriated funds for other purposes that were not spent).
e The May Revision also indicates intent to provide $10 million for this purpose in both 2024-25 and 2025-26.
f The Governor's budget reduced funding provided in the 2022-23 budget agreement for this purpose from a total of $841 million to $628 million. The May Revision reduces funding by another $239 million, bringing total funding for this purpose to $389 million.
g The 2022-23 budget package provided $650 million one time for this purpose. The May Revision reduces this amount to $305 million.
COLA = cost-of-living adjustment. FCMAT = Fiscal Crisis and Management Team. LGBTQ+ = lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and plus.