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The College Budget

A Budget represents what we are passionate about. It is the means by which we will achieve our Mission and change our little corner of the world.

YC’s Budget outlines how we will financially support our Strategic Plan, which in turn is designed to help us achieve the District Governing Board’s 3 Priorities of Education, Economic Development, and Community Enrichment.

This page includes several resources designed to help you learn more about the college’s finances:

  • The Budget in Brief provides an overview of the budget for people with a general interest
  • The Adopted Budget is a more in-depth presentation and explanation of the numbers.
  • The Budget Calendar provides the timeline of Budget topics that have been or will be discussed with the Board and includes presentation materials for past meetings.
  • At the bottom of the page, you can find 5 years of YC budgets presented in the State’s required format, as well as 5 years of Annual Comprehensive Financial Results.

Because of the importance and complexity of the budget, various aspects of the budget are discussed in detail with the board at the


October 2023

No Scheduled Budget Activity


November 2023

Approve Revenue Plan & Budget Assumptions

The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, and the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development present Tuition & Fee recommendations for Board approval. An overview is provided of Assumptions for the coming budget year.


December 2023

No Scheduled Budget Activity


January 2024

No Scheduled Budget Activity


February 2024

Work Study

The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services highlights important financial issues facing the college for the upcoming fiscal year, including revenues and expenditures based on the best information available at this time.

Environmental Analysis

The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, and the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness present an overview of the Demographic, Social & Political, Economy & Workforce, Educational, and Technological issues impacting the college environment.

FY2024-25 Budget Workstudy & Environmental Scan Presentation

Financial Review FY2023 ACFR Presentation

Capital Budget Draft Plan

The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services presents the preliminary Capital Budget Information including a Capital Improvement Plans, Planned Maintenance, and Equipment needs.

FY2024-25 Capital Budget Discussion


March 2024

No Scheduled Budget Activity




April 2024

Preliminary Budget Approval

The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services presents a comprehensive Preliminary Budget for the coming fiscal year.

FY2024-25 DRAFT Budget Presentation

FY2024-25 DRAFT Budget Book

Monitoring Report 2.5 Financial Conditions and Activites

Monitoring Report 2.6 Asset Protection


May 2024

Truth in Taxation Hearing / Final Budget Approval

A Truth-In-Taxation Hearing is held If the District Governing Board plans to consider an increase in total levy. A separate meeting immediately follows to approve/disapprove the college budget.

FY2024-25 TNT Overview (proposed in FY2023-24)

FY2024-25 Proposed Budget Presentation

FY2024-25 Proposed Budget

FY2024-25 Adopted Budget


June 2024

No Scheduled Budget Activity


July 2024

Start of new fiscal year.

The adopted budget is implemented for the new fiscal year.

These discussions of projected revenues and expenses serve as the foundation for the approval of the final budget in May, as well as any property tax increase that may be considered in May. If the publicly elected district governing board is considering an increase in the property tax levy, a truth in taxation hearing will be advertised in accordance with ARS 15-1461.01 in the April timeframe.

I would encourage you to attend these meetings to learn more about the Yavapai College however all board meetings are recorded.

Fiscal Year 2023-24 Adopted Budget-In-Brief

Budget coverDownload Adopted Budget-in-Brief 5mb pdf

A well-crafted budget aligns college resources in a way that reflects our values and helps to make Yavapai County a premier place to learn, work, and live. Moreover, a well-planned budget ensures that Yavapai College remains a good value for students and taxpayers alike.