 
 
FY 2015 (Estimated)
Total Funding Allocation: $265,357,000
Number of New Awards Anticipated: 0
FY 2014
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $264,578,959 
Number of Awards  814 
Number of Participants  61,458 
Average Award  $325,036 
Average Number of Participants  76 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,305 
FY 2013
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $249,857,649* 
Number of Awards  816 
Number of Participants  59,916 
Average Award  $306,198 
Average Number of Participants  73 
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 201314 project year.
FY 2012
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $269,229,023* 
Number of Awards  826 
Number of Participants  62,576 
Average Award  $325,943 
Average Number of Participants  76 
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 201213 project year.
FY 2011
Upward Bound Total (Regular UB and CCRAA*)
Total Funding Allocation  $305,387,247* 
Number of Awards  951 
Number of Participants  64,262 
Average Award  $321,122 
Average Number of Participants  68 
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 Awards  775 
Number of Participants  53,184 
Average Award  $321,084 
Average Number of Participants  69 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,679 
Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*
Funding Allocation for UB  $56,547,489* 
Number of Awards  176 
Number of Participants  11,078 
Average Award  $321,293 
Average Number of Participants  63 
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 Awards  953 
Number of Participants  64,391 
Average Award  $329,429 
Average Number of Participants  68 
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 Awards  777 
Number of Participants  53,309 
Average Award  $330,966 
Average Number of Participants  69 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,824 
Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*
Funding Allocation for UB  * $56,784,643 
Number of Awards  176 
Number of Participants  11,082 
Average Award  $322,640 
Average Number of Participants  63 
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 Awards  956 
Number of Participants  64,566 
Average Award  $323,149 
Average Number of Participants  68 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,785 
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $257,423,132 
Number of Awards  779 
Number of Participants  53,451 
Average Award  $330,453 
Average Number of Participants  69 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,816 
Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*
Funding Allocation for UB  $51,507,057 
Number of Awards  177 
Number of Participants  11,115 
Average Award  $291,000 
Average Number of Participants  63 
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 Awards  964 
Number of Participants  65,179 
Average Award  $324,786 
Average Number of Participants  68 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,804 
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $258,940,717 
Number of Awards  782 
Number of Participants  53,740 
Average Award  $331,126 
Average Number of Participants  69 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,818 
Regular Upward Bound funded under CCRAA*
Funding Allocation for UB  $54,153,222 
Number of Awards  182 
Number of Participants  11,439 
Average Award  $297,545 
Average Number of Participants  63 
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 Awards  971 
Number of Participants  65,587 
Average Award  $324,590 
Average Number of Participants  68 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,805 
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $266,840,194 
Number of Awards  805 
Number of Participants  55,375 
Average Award  $331,479 
Average Number of Participants  69 
Average Cost per Participant  $4,819 
Regular Upward Bound Funded under CCRAA*
Funding Allocation for UB  $48,336,355 
Number of Awards  166 
Number of Participants  10,212 
Average Award  $291,183 
Average Number of Participants  62 
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 Awards  761 
Number of Participants  56,430 
Average Award  $350,360 
Average Number of Participants  74 
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.
FY 2005
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $265,975,770 
Number of Awards  761 
Number of Participants  56,450 
Average Award  $349,508 
Average Number of Participants  74 
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.
FY 2004
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Funding Allocation for UB  $274,097,258 
UB funding less onetime start date supplements  $267,589,593 
Number of Awards  763 
Number of Participants  56,679 
Average Award  * $350,707 
Average Number of Participants  74 
Average Cost per Participant  * $4,721 
Notes: Average award and cost per participant based on total funding less onetime supplements.
The FY 2004 funding for classic UB includes $24,295,172 for Upward Bound Initiative supplemental grants.
FY 2003
Regular Upward Bound (UB)
Total Funding for UB  $266,183,250 
Number of Awards  774 
Number of Participants  56,721 
Average Award  $343,906 
Average Number of Participants  73 
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.


