Database Funding Fact Sheet

State
Fiscal Year

Federal Money*

Grant Money*

State Money*

Member Fees*

Total budget for databases*

Number of Databases

Notes

*Dollars rounded to the nearest thousand
TENTATIVE
FY2014

(Sept 2013 - Aug 2014)

$3,966,098

  $2,710,746 $1,064,026 $7,740,870 62 Increased state funding as a result of 2013 legislative session. Member fees unspent in this year of the biennium will be applied to costs incurred in FY2015.  Includes one-time purchase of Texas Archival Content.
FY2013
(Sept 2012 - Aug 2013)
$1,810,642 $0 $1,250,000 $2,414,800 $5,475,442 51 Member fees anticipated at $1,254,588 forwarded from FY2012 assessments, plus $1,160,211 from FY2013 assessments. Continuing subscription to HeritageQuest paid for in FY2011.
FY2012
(Sept 2011 - Aug 2012)
$1,583,149 $0 $1,250,000 $2,886,963 $5,720,112 49 Legislature decreased state funding for databases to $1,250,000 per year. Member Fees comprised of $2,019,702 reserve funds plus $867,261 collected in current year. Continuing subscription to HeritageQuest paid for in FY2011
FY2011
(Sept 2010 - Aug 2011)
$1,431,592 $0 $3,738,505 $806,964 $5,977,061 49 Dropped Gale H&W Resource Center
WorldCat moved to ILL budget
Paid 2 year HeritageQuest
FY2010
(Sept 2009 - Aug 2010)

$1,561,670
$0
$3,948,164
$1,532,724
$7,042,558
49
 
FY2009
(Sept 2008 - Aug 2009)

$1,657,492
$0
$3,882,204
$1,620,211
$7,159,907
50
 
FY2008
(Sept 2007 - Aug 2008)

$1,719,000
$0
$3,632,000
$1,724,000
$7,075,000
50
 
FY2007
(Sept 2006 - Aug 2007)

$1,827,000
$0
$4,312,000
$917,000
$7,056,000
50
 
FY2006
(Sept 2005 - Aug 2006)

$1,014,000
$0
$4,519,000
$926,000
$6,459,000
50
Legislature increased state funding for databases $1,271,955
FY2005
(Sept 2004 - Aug 2005)***

$1,222,000
$0
$3,025,000
$1,339,000
$5,586,000
19
No longer benefit from two-year contract with major vendor; additional databases dropped.
***One database paid for from pledge drive; pledge funds from libraries not reflected in budget amounts.
FY2004
(Sept 2003 - Aug 2004)**

$950,000
$0
$3,159,000
$1,484,000
$5,593,000
47
Re-established TexShare membership fees. Instituted pledge drive to continue access to popular databases the state could not subsidize. In second year of 2-year subscription to one vendor package. Databases put in capital budget.
**Two databases paid for from pledge drive; pledge funds from libraries not reflected in budget amounts.
FY2003
(Sept 2002 - Aug 2003)

$171,000
$5,127,000
$2,487,000
$0
$7,785,000
46
TIF grant money was carry-over from FY02. Anticipated FY03 grant funds frozen. Dropped specialized databases; negotiated a 2-year contract with major vendor at special pricing in order to stretch funding.
FY2002
(Sept 2001 - Aug 2002)

$378,000
$5,722,000
$3,174,000
$1,000
$9,275,000
61
TIF grant was awarded over two years; we carried some of award to spend FY03. State money changed from GR to GR-D from TIF fund.
FY2001
(Sept 2000 - Aug 2001)

$216,000
$7,369,000
$2,617,000
$290,000
$10,492,000
60
First year of TIF grant. State money was general revenue.
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