# Guaranteed income
California city gives $6,000 to eligible residents in new guaranteed income program
This new cash assistance program gives $500 a month for a full year to participants. A city in Los Angeles County has just announced they are now accepting applications for a new guaranteed income program. The program aims to help individuals who are financially struggling as a result of the pandemic.
Sacramento gives $6,000 to eligible residents in new guaranteed income program
The city of Sacramento is launching a new guaranteed income program in partnership with United Way California Capital Region. The program will provide $500 per month for 12 months (for a total of $6,000) to 80 eligible households in Sacramento.
New York wants to give $1,000 a month in guaranteed income to these residents
New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams is looking to expand the amount of money allocated to guaranteed income programs to be given to cash-strapped New Yorkers. In her State of the City address, Speaker Adrienne Adams announced a proposal to commit more funding to already existing guaranteed income programs that provide direct cash payments to New York City residents.
Homeless and low-income earners would receive $1,000 a month under this proposed law
Many cities and states around the nation are implementing guaranteed income programs that give “no strings attached” money to select residents. Oregon is the most recent state that proposes to give $1,000 a month under a new bill sponsored by Senator Wlnsvey Campos (Democrat, District 18).
Deadline nears for program that gives Iowa residents $500 a month for two years
UpLift is a basic income program that will give select participants $500 a month in “no-strings-attached” income for a period of 24 months. The application period for this cash assistance program started on February 17 and runs through February 27, 2023. Continue reading for more details.
Rochester to give $6,000 to residents through new guaranteed income program
The United States Census Bureau reports that approximately 29.3 percent of people living in Rochester, New York live in poverty. This is a fact not lost on the city’s government officials, who have been working to develop a guaranteed basic income pilot program to assist Rochester residents in need.
Proposed California law will give up to $1,000 a month in guaranteed income to these residents
California State Senator Dave Cortese recently introduced Senate Bill 333 that proposes to give $1,000 a month in guaranteed income to homeless high school seniors. The goal of the legislation is to assist young people as they leave high school and take the next steps toward a career, job training, or a college degree.
Lucky residents to receive $12,000 in guaranteed income pilot program
Here is a terrific way to start the new year: the city of Alexandria, Virginia, is notifying 170 lucky residents that they will be receiving $500 a month for 24 months, no strings attached.
New law gives $9,000 in guaranteed income to these families
The new year might be a little bit brighter for some families thanks to a recently announced guaranteed income program. The program has three primary goals: to provide cash assistance to low-income families, provide career and job training opportunities for young people, and expand access to health care.
California gives up to $1,200 a month in guaranteed income to these residents
Governor Gavin Newsom announced a public-private partnership with philanthropic organizations that will help them fund their guaranteed income pilot programs using state-provided grants. The initiative—called the Guaranteed Income Pooled Fund—will provide over $25 million in funding to various state nonprofits.
Chelsea, MA extends guaranteed income program, gives 650 families $400 a month for 3 additional months
Photo byiakovenko/123rfAt the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chelsea Eats provided 2,000 needy families in Chelsea, Massachusetts with up to $400 a month in no-strings cash payments. At the time, it was the largest guaranteed income program in the USA.
Select Santa Clara County families to receive $1,000 a month for 24 months in new guaranteed income program
Some lucky families in expensive Silicon Valley will be getting some financial assistance from a new guaranteed income program. The Silicon Valley Guaranteed Income Project will provide $1,000 per month for 24 months to 150 Santa Clara County families. Families with at least one child under 18 who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless are the intended recipients.
San Francisco gives $1,200 a month in guaranteed income to select residents
Here is a guaranteed income program that might have long-term positive effects on our society. A pilot program by the San Francisco Human Services Agency will provide $1,200 per month for 18 months to 150 former foster youth to help as they “age out” of foster care.
California residents receive up to $21,600 in 7 guaranteed income programs
California, a big state known for doing things in a big way, is planning to award just over $25 million for seven guaranteed income pilot programs. Once implemented, these programs will provide no-strings financial support for 1,975 individuals. According to a recent announcement by the California Department of Social Services,
Selected Long Beach families will receive $6,000 from new guaranteed income program
The city of Long Beach, California has launched the Long Beach Pledge. The guaranteed income program will provide 250 qualifying residents $500 a month for one year. Applications will be accepted until 4:59 PM PST on January 17, 2023. See below for details on how to apply for the program.
New guaranteed income program provides $21,600 for San Francisco low-income transgender residents
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced a guaranteed income program to provide economic assistance to some of its more vulnerable residents. The Guaranteed Income for Transgender People (GIFT) program will provide $1,200 a month for 18 months, for a total of $21,600, to 55 transgender residents of San Francisco. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2022. See below for details on how to apply.
Coachella guaranteed income program gives up to $9,600 to immigrant families
The desert city of Coachella, California, not far from ritzy Palm Springs, is offering financial assistance in the form of a guaranteed income to some of its most vulnerable residents. Selected families will receive cash payments of $400 a month for up to two years. The money is a gift and does not have to be paid back or accounted for in any way. Recipient families can use the funds in any way they prefer.
Long Beach guaranteed income program gives $6,000 to families
The city of Long Beach, California has announced the launch of a guaranteed income program that will give cash to low-income families that depend on a single income earner. According to a city press release, the Long Beach Pledge program will give $500 a month for 12 months to 250 selected families, for a total of $6,000 per family.
Los Angeles County guaranteed income program gives $1,000 a month for three years to young adults
Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis announced the launch of a new guaranteed income pilot program helping 300 young adults between the ages of 18 and 24. The government program will provide $1,000 a month for 36 months for a total of $36,000 to a select group of Los Angeles County young adults.
Cook County guaranteed income program gives $12,000 to select residents
Government officials from Cook County, Illinois just announced a guaranteed income program that will give $12,000 to select residents. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot program will assist in bringing economic stability and independence to thousands of Cook County residents.