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FY 2014 (Estimated)

Total Funding Allocation: $266,744,000
Number of New Awards Anticipated: 0

FY 2013

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$249,857,649*
Number of Awards816
Number of Participants59,916
Average Award$306,198
Average Number of Participants73
Average Cost per Participant$4,170

* Total UB funding includes $331,884 from FY 2011 CCRAA funds which forward funded one UB grant for the 2013-14 project year.

FY 2012

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$269,229,023*
Number of Awards826
Number of Participants62,576
Average Award$325,943
Average Number of Participants76
Average Cost per Participant$4,302

* Total UB funding includes $1,092,718 from 2011 CCRAA funds which forward funded three UB grants for the 2012-13 project year.

FY 2011

Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)

Total Funding Allocation $305,387,247*
Number of Awards951
Number of Participants64,262
Average Award$321,122
Average Number of Participants68
Average Cost per Participant$4,752

** Includes $3,583,603 to extend funding for CCRAA grantees through January 2012.

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$248,839,758
Number of Awards775
Number of Participants53,184
Average Award$321,084
Average Number of Participants69
Average Cost per Participant$4,679

Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*

Funding Allocation for UB $56,547,489*
Number of Awards176
Number of Participants11,078
Average Award$321,293
Average Number of Participants63
Average Cost per Participant$5,104

*College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007
** Includes $3,583,603 to extend funding for CCRAA grantees through January 2012.

FY 2010

Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)

Total Funding Allocation* $313,945,491
Number of Awards953
Number of Participants64,391
Average Award$329,429
Average Number of Participants68
Average Cost per Participant$4,876

** Includes $3,817,285 to extend funding for CCRAA grantees for one month.

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$257,160,848
Number of Awards777
Number of Participants53,309
Average Award$330,966
Average Number of Participants69
Average Cost per Participant$4,824

Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*

Funding Allocation for UB* $56,784,643
Number of Awards176
Number of Participants11,082
Average Award$322,640
Average Number of Participants63
Average Cost per Participant$5,124

* College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007
** Includes $3,817,285 to extend funding for CCRAA grantees for one month.

FY 2009

Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)

Total Funding Allocation$308,930,189
Number of Awards956
Number of Participants64,566
Average Award$323,149
Average Number of Participants68
Average Cost per Participant$4,785

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$257,423,132
Number of Awards779
Number of Participants53,451
Average Award$330,453
Average Number of Participants69
Average Cost per Participant$4,816

Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*

Funding Allocation for UB$51,507,057
Number of Awards177
Number of Participants11,115
Average Award$291,000
Average Number of Participants63
Average Cost per Participant$4,634

* College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007

FY 2008

Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)

Total Funding Allocation$313,093,939
Number of Awards964
Number of Participants65,179
Average Award$324,786
Average Number of Participants68
Average Cost per Participant$4,804

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$258,940,717
Number of Awards782
Number of Participants53,740
Average Award$331,126
Average Number of Participants69
Average Cost per Participant$4,818

Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*

Funding Allocation for UB$54,153,222
Number of Awards182
Number of Participants11,439
Average Award$297,545
Average Number of Participants63
Average Cost per Participant$4,734

* College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007

FY 2007

Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)

Total Funding Allocation$315,176,549
Number of Awards971
Number of Participants65,587
Average Award$324,590
Average Number of Participants68
Average Cost per Participant$4,805

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$266,840,194
Number of Awards805
Number of Participants55,375
Average Award$331,479
Average Number of Participants69
Average Cost per Participant$4,819

Regular Upward Bound Funded under CCRAA*

Funding Allocation for UB$48,336,355
Number of Awards166
Number of Participants10,212
Average Award$291,183
Average Number of Participants62
Average Cost per Participant$4,733

* College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007

FY 2006

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$266,623,737
Number of Awards761
Number of Participants56,430
Average Award $350,360
Average Number of Participants74
Average Cost per Participant $4,725

Notes: The FY 2006 funding for regular UB includes $24,012,812 for 255 Upward Bound Initiative supplemental grants.

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FY 2005

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$265,975,770
Number of Awards761
Number of Participants56,450
Average Award $349,508
Average Number of Participants74
Average Cost per Participant $4,712

Notes: The FY 2005 funding for regular UB includes $24,095,172 for 256 Upward Bound Initiative supplemental grants.

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FY 2004

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Funding Allocation for UB$274,097,258
UB funding less one-time start date supplements$267,589,593
Number of Awards763
Number of Participants56,679
Average Award* $350,707
Average Number of Participants74
Average Cost per Participant* $4,721

Notes: Average award and cost per participant based on total funding less one-time supplements.
The FY 2004 funding for classic UB includes $24,295,172 for Upward Bound Initiative supplemental grants.

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FY 2003

Regular Upward Bound (UB)

Total Funding for UB$266,183,250
Number of Awards774
Number of Participants56,721
Average Award$343,906
Average Number of Participants73
Average Cost per Participant$4,693

Note: The FY 2003 funding for regular Upward Bound includes $19,202,916 for 219 Upward Bound Initiative supplemental grants.

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