Average Universal Basic Income Payments By State

C. Heslop

Inflation made budgets tighter for low-and-medium income families. Most states have financial programs to give specific residents monthly payments. The enthusiastic response of recipients made this stipend initiative grow in number. Below is a highlight of each project and the amount given across America in different cities.

American Guaranteed Income Programs of 2022

The list highlights about 34 programs. (source)

Birmingham, Alabama

  • Program: Embrace Mothers
  • Length: One year
  • Payments: $375 a month for one year
  • Participants: 110 single mothers

Alaska

  • Program: Alaska Permanent Fund
  • Length: Annual
  • Payments: $1,114 in 2021
  • Participants: Alaska residents

Compton, California

  • Program: Compton Pledge
  • Length: December 2020 to December 2022
  • Payments: $1,800 every three months for two years
  • Participants: 800

Long Beach, California

  • Length: Fall 2021 to Fall 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 500

Los Angeles, California

  • Length: Three years
  • Payments: $1,204 a month
  • Participants: 150 people ages 18 to 24 who are receiving general relief benefits

Los Angeles, California

  • Program: Big Leap
  • Length: January 2022 to January 2023
  • Payments: $1,000 a month for one year
  • Participants: Approximately 3,000

Marin County, California

  • Length: 2021 to 2023
  • Payments: $1,000 a month for two years
  • Participants: 125 low-income women raising at least one child under 18 years old

Mountain View, California

  • Program: Elevate MV
  • Length: One year
  • Payments: $500 every month
  • Participants: 166

Oakland, California

  • Program: Oakland Resilient Families
  • Length: Summer 2020 to present
  • Payments: $500 a month for 18 months
  • Participants: 600

Sacramento, California

  • Program: Direct Investment Program in Sacramento
  • Length: June 2021 to June 2022
  • Payments: $300 a month for two years
  • Participants: 100

South San Francisco, California

  • Program: The South San Francisco Guaranteed Income Program
  • Length: October 2021 to October 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 135

Santa Clara County, California

  • Program: County of Santa Clara's Basic Income Pilot
  • Length: June 2020 to early 2022
  • Payments: Up to $1,000 a month
  • Participants: 2,400 to 2,500 young adults transitioning out of foster care

Stockton, California

  • Program: SEED (Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration)
  • Length: February 2019 to February 2021
  • Payments: $500 a month for two years
  • Participants: 125
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West Hollywood, California

  • Program: West Hollywood Pilot for Guaranteed Income
  • Length: April 2022 to October 2023
  • Payments: $1,000
  • Participants: 25 randomly selected West Hollywood residents, age 50 or above, who identify as LGBTQIA

Atlanta, Georgia

  • Program: I.M.P.A.C.T. (Income Mobility Program for Atlanta Community Transformation)
  • Length: One year
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 300 Atlanta residents who live below 200% of the federal poverty line

Georgia

  • Program: In Her Hands
  • Length: Beginning early 2022 for at least two years
  • Payments: $850 a month for two years; some may receive a lump sum payment
  • Participants: 650 Black women, initially in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward

Gainesville, Florida

  • Program: Just Income GNV
  • Length: Winter 2021/2022 to early 2023
  • Payments: $1,000, then $600 a month for 11 months
  • Participants: 115 formerly incarcerated people

Chicago, Illinois

  • Length: One year from TBD 2022 start date
  • Payments: $500 a month
  • Participants: 5,000 low-income people making less than $35,000 a year

Gary, Indiana

  • Program: Guaranteed Income Validation Effort
  • Length: Spring 2021 to Winter 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 200

Louisville, Kentucky

  • Program: YALift! (Young Adult Louisville Income for Transformation)
  • Length: One year
  • Payments: $500 a month
  • Participants: 150 young people between the ages of 18 to 24

New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Program: Financial literacy program
  • Length: 10 months
  • Payments: $350 a month
  • Participants: 125 young people between the ages of 16 to 24 either unemployed or not in school

Shreveport, Louisiana

  • Length: March 2022 to March 2023
  • Payments: $660 a month for one year
  • Participants: 110 single parents or legal guardians of school-aged children
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Program: Cambridge Recurring Income for Success and Empowerment
  • Length: June 2021 to December 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for 18 months
  • Participants: 120

Chelsea, Massachusetts

  • Program: Direct Assistance Stipend Program
  • Length: November 2020 to present
  • Payments: Between $200 to $400 a month
  • Participants: 2,000

Lynn, Massachusetts

  • Program: Family Health Project
  • Length: May 2021 to May 2024
  • Payments: $400 a month to new moms for a child's first three years
  • Participants: 15

Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Program: Minneapolis Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot
  • Length: Spring 2022 to spring 2024
  • Payments: $500 a month for two years
  • Participants: 200 families

St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Program: People's Prosperity Guaranteed Income Pilot
  • Length: October 2020 to May 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for 18 months
  • Participants: 150

Jackson, Mississippi

  • Program: Magnolia Mother's Trust
  • Length: December 2018 to present
  • Payments: $1,000 a month for one year
  • Participants: 100 low-income, Black mothers

Newark, New Jersey

  • Program: Newark Movement for Economic Equity
  • Length: Fall 2021 to Fall 2022
  • Payments: Bi-weekly payments of $250 and semi-annual payments of $3,000 over two years
  • Participants: 400

Paterson, New Jersey

  • Program: Guaranteed Income
  • Length: July 2021 to July 2022
  • Payments: $400 a month for one year
  • Participants: 110

Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Program: The City of Santa Fe Learn, Earn, Achieve Program
  • Length: 2021 to 2022
  • Payments: $400 a month for one year
  • Participants: 100 young parents enrolled at Santa Fe Community College

New York

  • Program: Creatives Rebuild New York
  • Length: 18 months
  • Payments: $1,000 a month
  • Participants: 2,400 artists

Hudson, New York

  • Program: HudsonUp
  • Length: 2020 to 2025
  • Payments: $500 a month for five years
  • Participants: 25

New York, New York

  • Program: The Bridge Project
  • Length: Three years from acceptance
  • Payments: $1,000 a month for three years (Phase One)
  • Participants: 100 pregnant or new mothers with a baby under one year (Phase One)

Rochester, New York

  • Program: Guaranteed Basic Income
  • Length: Two years
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 175 low-income families

Ulster County, New York

  • Program: Project Resilience
  • Length: Spring 2021 to Spring 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 100

North Carolina / Cherokee Tribe

  • Program: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Casino Dividend
  • Length: Annual
  • Payments: $4,000 to $6,000 a year
  • Participants: Every tribal member

Durham, North Carolina

  • Program: Excel Pilot Program
  • Length: 2022 to 2023
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 115 Durham residents who were incarcerated in the last five years

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Program: No confirmed name yet
  • Length: March 2022 for at least one year
  • Payments: $500 a month for at least 12 months
  • Participants: 60 people who have received TANF for at least five years

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Program: Assured Cash Experiment PGH
  • Length: Late 2020 to late 2022
  • Payments: $500 for two years
  • Participants: 100 African-American women and 100 people of any race or gender, all from low-income zip codes

Providence, Rhode Island

  • Program: Providence Guaranteed Income Pilot
  • Length: November 2021 to December 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 110

Columbia, South Carolina

  • Program: Columbia Life Improvement Monetary Boost
  • Length: Early 2021 to present
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 100 low-income fathers

Alexandria, Virginia

  • Program: Alexandria Guaranteed Income Pilot
  • Length: December 2021 to December 2023
  • Payments: $500 a month for two years
  • Participants: 150

Richmond, Virginia

  • Program: Richmond Resilience Initiative
  • Length: October 2020 to December 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 18 low-income, working families who do not qualify for aid

Tacoma, Washington

  • Program: Growing Resilience in Tacoma
  • Length: December 2021 to December 2022
  • Payments: $500 a month for one year
  • Participants: 110

Washington, DC

  • Program: Strong Families, Strong Future DC
  • Length: One year from February 2022
  • Payments: $900 per month for one year
  • Participants: 132 new and expectant mothers in Wards 5, 7 and 8

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