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The California Senior Legislature operates with a budget just under $300,000 per year. The largest expenditure is for travel for members to come to committee meetings and the annual Legislative Session in October; next is staff costs.

The CSL is funded primarily through two sources:
Friends of the CSL Membership

One way to help keep the mission of the CSL alive is to become a member of the Friends of the CSL.

As a Friend of the CSL you can help the California Senior Legislature in its efforts to:
– Provide input on issues affecting seniors in California that need to be addressed through legislation
– Promote legislative proposals drafted by the CSL
– Promote CSL accomplishments and serve as a resource on senior issues
– Legislation interacting with other citizens groups, organizations and agencies

A basic membership is $10 per year, please consider joining!
Friends of CSL Membership Application

Applications and check payable to CSL can be sent to the CSL Office at 1020 N Street, Room 513, Sacramento, CA 95814 or payment can be made via Paypal by clicking the donate button below.

Direct Contributions

Direct contributions to the California Senior Legislature (Tax ID # 75-3252112) help offset the costs for volunteer members travel to Sacramento to continue the senior advocacy work of the CSL. Donations of any amount are welcome and appreciated. To contribute to the CSL, make a check payable to CSL, and send it to:

California Senior Legislature
1020 N Street, Room 513
Sacramento, CA 95814

Or donate online:

For more information about why to donate to the California Senior Legislature, check out these public service announcements:

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