2023 Session Update
UConn & UConn Health Funding
Thanks to the support of many of you, as well as the Governor and members of the General Assembly, UConn and UConn Health were successful in their efforts to restore funding necessary for the 2024 fiscal year through the use of one-time support from the American Rescue Plan Act and carry-forward General Fund dollars. While UConn and UConn Health continue to work to reduce overall expenses, they remain hopeful that some of these dollars are made permanent as they continue to work hard to meet their mission. In, FY25 state funding levels will leave UConn and UConn Health with significant operating deficits which are estimated to reach a minimum of at least $47M at UConn and $51M at UConn Health and will require major financial improvement plans to generate new revenues and reduce expenses.
Since our founding in 2018, UConn Strong has worked with the Executive Branch and Connecticut General Assembly on issues critical to UConn's ability to thrive as an elite public university. While most of our work has centered around the state budget and Connecticut's continued unfunded pension liabilities, other successes include the following:
UConn Foundation Fundraising
PA 21-19 was signed into law by Governor Lamont on 5/26/21. This law is fundamental to the UConn Foundation's efforts to raise funds in support of UConn. Click on the link below for more details.