Andrew Yang’s 2019 Freedom Dividend


Andrew Yang is running for President in 2020 on the platform of the Freedom Dividend –  an unconditional payment of $1,000 a month to every American adult aged 18-64.

More than ever, Americans need unconditional cash payments that will help them seek new opportunities, handle student debts, start new businesses and care for loved ones.

On April 25, 2018, Andrew announced that he will personally fund a Freedom Dividend for one American resident in the state of New Hampshire, guaranteeing them $1,000 a month unconditionally for all of 2019.


What does this mean?

Starting January 1st, 2019, Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang will personally fund one recipient in New Hampshire their own Freedom Dividend, an unconditional payment of $1,000 a month. This person will receive a $1,000 check at the beginning of each month throughout 2019.


Who can receive this Freedom Dividend?

Eligible nominees must be:

  • An American citizen
  • Between the ages of 18 – 64 years old
  • A resident of New Hampshire


How many nominees will you select?

Currently, only one nominee will be selected.


Who can nominate someone?

Any American citizen can nominate a New Hampshire resident to receive the Freedom Dividend. If you have a friend, family member, teacher, or community leader who you think would benefit from an unconditional cash payment of $1,000 a month, please nominate them below.

You do not have to live in New Hampshire to nominate someone.


What is the deadline to submit a nomination?

Submissions are open until 11:59PM EST September 1st, 2018.


When will the finalists and winner be selected?

Finalists will be announced by the Yang2020 team on October 1st, 2018. Finalists will share their stories on the Yang2020 website and social media accounts, and a public vote will determine the winner, who will be announced in December 2018.


How will you select the final recipient?

The Yang 2020 team will select finalists based on need and ability to demonstrate the benefits of Universal Basic Income. Finalists will share their stories on the Yang2020 website and social media accounts, and a public vote will determine the final recipient.


How can I nominate someone to receive the Freedom Dividend?

You can submit a nomination here, or you can click the blue button below.



Submit a Nomination




See the full rules and regulations about the contest here.