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New $42M guaranteed income program is using innovative tech to distribute funds

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New $42M guaranteed income program is using innovative tech to distribute funds

Department of Family and Support Services Announces Initial Application Round for Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0

The Resiliency Fund 2.0 is part of the $1.9B Chicago Recovery Plan bucket of investments and represents a continued commitment from the City of Chicago to center households in the economic recovery fr

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Department of Family and Support Services Announces Initial Application Round for Chicago Resiliency Fund 2.0

The Early Childhood Educator Pay Equity Fund

With AidKit’s experienced team and powerful technology platform, OSSE was able to quickly process applications and deliver no-strings-attached cash payments of up to $14,000 to thousands of eligible e

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The Early Childhood Educator Pay Equity Fund

Dignity and Direct Payments

All too often, receiving aid has meant giving up agency. We believe it doesn’t have to. Between direct cash payments and technology like AidKit’s, charitable programs can deliver aid with dignity.

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Dignity and Direct Payments

AidKit Will Provide Convenient, Secure Technology Platform for Cook County Promise

The Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot will provide $500 monthly cash payments to 3,250 low-income families for 24 months. GiveDirectly, a global NGO specializing in direct giving, has been..

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AidKit Will Provide Convenient, Secure Technology Platform for Cook County Promise

Mayor Lightfoot Announces April 25 Launch of Applications for the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot

The Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot will be one of the largest monthly cash assistance programs in the nation and will support 5,000 low-income households with $500 each month for 12 months to...

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Mayor Lightfoot Announces April 25 Launch of Applications for the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot

Direct Cash for Friend Family, and Neighbor Caregivers

Mile High United Way started a direct cash assistance program for Family Friends and Neighbor child care providers that have experienced financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic giving one-time ...

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Direct Cash for Friend Family, and Neighbor Caregivers

Leveraging Technology to Power Historic Guaranteed Income Pilot in Georgia

AidKit is a proud partner of GiveDirectly and the Georgia Resilience and Opportunity Fund, helping to power In Her Hands, the largest long-term guaranteed income program focused on Black women and ...

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Leveraging Technology to Power Historic Guaranteed Income Pilot in Georgia

AidKit helps Colorado Refugee Services Program Efficiently Scale Assistance

AidKit is proud to announce a new partnership with the Colorado Refugee Services Program (CRSP) to provide a modern, secure, and efficient platform to provide Refugee Cash Assistance to Afghan evac...

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AidKit helps Colorado Refugee Services Program Efficiently Scale Assistance