An Overview of Formula Funding Appropriations
The State of Texas appropriates the majority of funds to state agencies and institutions of higher education through a biennial General Appropriations Act. The majority of those appropriations are allocated to institutions of higher education using funding formulas, which vary by sector. This overview summarizes the formula appropriations from both an "All Funds" and "General Revenue" perspective. The workbook includes summaries by sector, system, institution, and formula.
An Overview of Formula Funding (2000 - 2001 through 2016 - 2017 Biennia)
Submit inquiries to Ed Buchanan at ed.buchanan@THECB.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6138.
Formula Funding Recommendations
The Board is mandated to present formula funding recommendations to the Legislative Budget Board on June 1 of even years.
Submit inquiries to David Young at david.young@THECB.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6139.
Basis for Legislative Appropriations
This analysis estimates the allocation of appropriations reported in the General Appropriations Act using the information reported by the institutions to the Board.
Submit inquiries to Paul Turcotte at paul.turcotte@THECB.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6235.
General Academic Institutions
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Formula Advisory Committee Meetings
In August of odd years, institutional representatives meet to answer the Commissioners charges relating to formula funding in preparation for the Board's recommendation to the Legislative Budget Board.