Ithaca Guaranteed Income still onboarding, first payments scheduled for June

Ithaca Guaranteed Income still onboarding, first payments scheduled for June

ITHACA, N.Y.— Ithaca Guaranteed Income (IGI), the privately-funded research pilot program introduced in December 2021, is set to begin monthly payments for the 110 enrolled caregivers in June by way of prepaid debit cards.

With between 400 and 600 applicants, participants were selected in early January before administrative delays caused the project to take longer than anticipated to launch.

As introduced, eligibility for the program defined caregivers as “people who spend significant unpaid time caring for children (including parents) or caring for an aging or disabled adult either in or out of their home” and have an income at 80% of […]

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