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Postsecondary Finance and Capital

Postsecondary Capital

The Office of Postsecondary Finance and Capital (PFC) coordinates the process for developing state budget recommendations for capital investments and state-funded debt for Oregon’s public universities and public community colleges.  Responsibilities include capital proposal development, such as leading the rubric and prioritization process for the university capital request and the capital allocation formula​ development; long-term planning of capital need​s; fiscal reporting and analysis; and administration of bonds and payments for state-approved capital projects for the community colleges and universities. The office also works closely with the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development on community college funding.

At the June 2022 HECC Funding and Ach​ievement Subcommittee public meeting, PFC staff presented to the Commission on Ca​pital Recommendations​ for consideration for the 2023-25 Agency Request Budget for Capital.  ​​​

Partners can informed on the process or budget development by following updates at the Higher Education Coordinating Commission public meetings or on our legislative resources and budget development section here.​​ 

University Capital Funding

The HECC Office of Postsecondary Finance and Capital coordinates the process of developing state budget recommendations for capital investments and state-funded debt for public universities. Oregon’s seven public universities develop the proposals and them advance them to HECC for consideration in the Agency Request Budget.

The HECC provides the guide  ato help guide universities in their preparation of capital requests: 

Community College Capital Funding

The HECC Office of Postsecondary Finance and Capital also coordinates the process for developing state budget recommendations for capital investments and state-funded debt for Oregon’s community colleges.  Oregon’s seventeen community colleges develop proposals and advance them to HECC for consideration in the Agency Request Budget. Oregon statutes require the community colleges to match funding for any State based bond funding.  

The HECC provides the following guide to help guide Community Colleges in their preparation of capital requests: