At the UBI Center, we believe that high-quality, open source research is critical to understanding the effects of universal basic income policies and how to design them. Your contribution helps make this important work possible.


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Funding direct cash transfer programs

The UBI Center does not run direct cash transfer programs or guaranteed income pilots. If you’d like to relieve poverty with cash, we recommend donating to GiveDirectly, specifically their Africa programs (their default option).

  1. Policy Simulation Library’s fiscal sponsor charges a 10% fee, so if your marginal tax benefit is less than 10%, you can help us more with a 90% non-tax-deductible gift (consult a financial advisor).