Budget 2014-15: $9,288,000
The Initiative Fund supports initiatives that advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education or to combat initiatives that are hostile to the CTA mission to advance the cause of free, universal and quality public education. The annual amount is $36.00 per applicable FDE and is to be kept in reserve for the aforementioned purposes.
Standing Rule 5-2-8:
RESOLUTION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CTA INITIATIVE FUND
That the California Teachers Association establish the "CTA Initiative Fund", all revenues from which will be used to support initiatives that advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education, or to combat initiatives that are hostile to the CTA mission to advance the cause of free, universal and quality public education, or to be kept in reserve for those purposes; and that
Targeted dues of $19 per member per year be assessed to finance the CTA Initiative Fund; and that
No expenditure may be made from the CTA Initiative Fund, to support or oppose any ballot measure, without a sixty percent (60%) vote of the State Council of Education; and that
The Board of Directors shall submit a full accounting of the CTA Initiative Fund's revenues, expenditures, and reserves to the State Council at the Council's final meeting of each school year
State Council of Education June 3-4, 1995
AMENDED: Approved increased funding for the Initiative Fund to $36.00 beginning 2000-2001.
State Council of Education June 3-4, 2000