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If you are interested in applying, the application period has been extended to Tuesday, December 20, 2021, 11:59 pm
Click here for the application: 

IGI is an innovative research study in partnership with University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Guaranteed Income Research, Mayors for Guaranteed Income, Enterprise Community Partners and the Ithaca Eviction Displacement Defense.

IGI provides $450/ month for 1 year to caregivers in the City of Ithaca with no strings attached.  

If you are interested in learning more about IGI prior to completing the application, please visit where you will find eligibility criteria, frequently asked questions and other information about this innovative research pilot. 

This application survey takes about 45 minutes, can be accessed on your phone, computer, or tablet, and can be saved and returned to anytime during the week-long application period.
If you need help, please dial 211 (or 1-877-211-8667) to learn about other options. 


There will also be an informational meeting via Zoom on
Monday, Dec. 20, 2021 at 10 a.m.
The Zoom information is below:

Meeting ID: 859 7169 0030
Passcode: 164643

For FAQ and more information click here.

We anticipate that it will take 4-6 weeks for the randomization process to take place. People who are selected to either receive the guaranteed income or to participate in further research will be notified directly. Unfortunately, due to privacy concerns we will not notify people who aren’t selected into the research pilot. 
The research questions included are all sourced from validated research tools, which means they have been tested to ensure accuracy, reliability and consistency. Some of the questions will ask you to consider your emotional experiences related to your financial well-being and could feel difficult or uncomfortable to answer. All of your answers are completely confidential