Applications open until Dec. 31 for Minneapolis’ Guaranteed Basic Income pilot program

Applications are being accepted for the City of Minneapolis’ Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot (GBI), which aims to provide an additional income boost to Minneapolis households who need it most.

The pilot will provide an additional monthly $500 income for a 24-month duration. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31, 2021.

In October, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey joined City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins and City leaders to announce the launch of the City’s GBI pilot program, which will provide 200 participating families with an income boost of $500 per month for 24 months to support household financial growth and stability. Payments will start arriving with families in early 2022.

The pilot program invests funding from the American Rescue Plan Act to directly serve families most impacted by the pandemic. A similar 18-month pilot program was launched last year by St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter.

To apply, go here.