Faculty Development Funding

Currently accepting applications - refer to the table below for deadlines to submit requests.

Funding maximum reimbursement per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30):

  • Full-time Faculty, $1,600
  • Associate Faculty, $800

See the FDFC Funding Application Checklist for guide and link to submit a professional development funding request.

Faculty Development Funding Committee Overview

Mission: To oversee the disbursement of Faculty Development Funds


Fall 2022 - Tuesdays at 12 pm- 2 pm, via teleconference, unless otherwise specified Spring 2023 - Tuesdays at 12 pm - 2 pm, via teleconference, unless otherwise specified
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December 13
  • February 14
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9

 Notification of funding is made within 3 days following scheduled committee meeting

Please review prior to beginning the application process:


Contact the Academic Senate Office if you have any questions or need some assistance.

Include your Evaluation Form

Please be advised that funding approval for in-person events/activities may be rescinded based upon CDC, State, County and District travel advisories and guidelines in effect at the time of your travel. It is recommended that you plan accordingly. 
Funding is limited, and not guaranteed. Reimbursement is contingent upon eligibility. 
Approval and Spend Authorization are Required BEFORE event/activity. Refer to the above deadlines to plan the timing of your request accordingly.
Per AR 7400 –EMPLOYEE TRAVEL – PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE TRAVEL EXPENSES: Employee travel outside of the United States must be approved by the college president and vice chancellor of business services at least 30 days before the travel dates.  An additional form requesting approval to travel outside of the US is required. It is also recommended that you submit your request 45-60 days before the event occurs.
2022-23 funding allowance will be used for reimbursement of July and August 2022 conferences 
**Per AB 1887, the following states are currently subject to California’s ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel:
  1. Alabama
  2. Arkansas
  3. Florida
  4. Idaho
  5. Indiana
  6. Iowa
  7. Kansas
  8. Kentucky
  9. Louisiana 
  10. Mississippi
  11. Montana
  12. North Carolina
  13. North Dakota
  14. Ohio
  15. Oklahoma
  16. South Carolina
  17. South Dakota
  18. Tennessee
  19. Texas
  20. Utah
  21. West Virginia

No funding to states banned per AB 1887. 

For updates to this policy, please go to https://www.oag.ca.gov/ab1887

Committee Membership (2022-2023) - pending - up to 2 per division

    Faculty Development Funding Committee By-Laws
    FDFC Funding Guidelines