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    State Lottery Payments Total $1.39 Billion for 2014-15 Fiscal Year

    Contact: JOHN HILL
    (916) 445-2636

    SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee announced today that payments from the Lottery Education Fund to school districts, higher educational institutions, and state agencies for the 2014-15 fiscal year totaled $1.39 billion.

    The Controller transmits the money each quarter to county treasurers, who apportion it to school districts. The Controller makes direct quarterly payments to the University of California and Hastings College of the Law, and deposits funds for state departments. Payments are based on lottery income and unclaimed online prizes. In the 2013-14 fiscal year, payments from the Lottery Educational Fund totaled $1.35 billion.

    Breakdown of funds to educational entities

    Entity Amount Paid
    K-12 Schools $1,113,267,781
    Community Colleges $196,204,535
    California State University $49,308,817
    University of California $31,768,586
    CA Dept. of Developmental Services $265,104
    Hastings College of Law $120,951
    CA Dept. of Education State Special Schools $116,977
    CA Dept of Youth Authority $49,076

    Total fiscal year payments by country

    County Amount paid
    Alameda $49,147,856
    Alpine 20,070
    Amador 714,481
    Butte 7,252,211
    Calaveras 991,029
    Colusa 760,925
    Contra Costa 36,808,994
    Del Norte 731,286
    El Dorado 4,912,174
    Fresno 40,270,508
    Glenn 1,017,774
    Humboldt 4,017,818
    Imperial 7,566,049
    Inyo 889,418
    Kern 34,812,835
    Kings 5,010,371
    Lake 1,516,979
    Lassen 1,100,861
    Los Angeles 343,598,259
    Madera 5,404,846
    Marin 6,584,326
    Mariposa 305,853
    Mendocino 2,723,989
    Merced 11,276,943
    Modoc 242,667
    Mono 337,923
    Monterey 16,062,446
    Napa 4,735,817
    Nevada 2,089,737
    Orange 110,011,819
    Placer 14,257,395
    Plumas 730,199
    Riverside 80,627,501
    Sacramento 51,248,692
    San Benito 1,828,303
    San Bernardino 78,446,356
    San Diego 106,966,050
    San Francisco 13,312,265
    San Joaquin 27,273,537
    San Luis Obispo 7,561,474
    San Mateo 19,983,797
    Santa Barbara 16,076,694
    Santa Clara 60,440,102
    Santa Cruz 8,888,170
    Shasta 5,546,752
    Sierra 63,119
    Siskiyou 1,335,208
    Solano 12,652,118
    Sonoma 15,511,505
    Stanislaus 21,260,905
    Sutter 3,947,216
    Tehama 1,814,804
    Trinity 262,793
    Tulare 19,618,988
    Tuolumne 1,019,300
    Ventura 29,475,315
    Yolo 5,052,508
    Yuba 3,354,986

    As the chief fiscal officer of California, Controller Yee is responsible for accountability and disbursement of the state’s financial resources. The Controller also safeguards many types of property until claimed by the rightful owners, and has independent auditing authority over government agencies that spend state funds. She is a member of numerous financing authorities, and fiscal and financial oversight entities including the Franchise Tax Board. She also serves on the boards for the nation's two largest public pension funds. Elected in 2014, Controller Yee is the tenth woman elected to a statewide office in California’s history. Follow the Controller on Twitter at @CAController and on Facebook at California State Controller’s Office.