January 2023

Community Colleges

Total Changes in California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Spending

2021-22 Through 2023-24 (In Millions)

Ongoing Spending  
COLA for apportionments (8.13 percent) $653
COLA for select categorical programs (8.13 percent)a 92
Enrollment growth (0.5 percent) 29
FCMAT new professsional development program b
   Subtotal ($774)
One-Time Initiatives  
Student enrollment and retention strategies $200
Forestry/fire protection workforce training 14c
FCMAT new professsional development program b
Facilities maintenance and instructional equipment -213d
   Subtotal ($1)
Total Changes $775
a 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 the mandates block grant.
b Consists of $200,000 in ongoing funds and $75,000 in one-time funds. 
c Uses reappropriated Proposition 98 funds (previously appropriated funds for other purposes that were not spent). 
d Reduces funding provided in the 2022-23 budget agreement for this purpose from a total of $841 million to $628 million. 
COLA = cost-of-living adjustment.
FCMAT = Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team.