B-MINCOME is a pilot project jointly funded by the EU’s Urban Innovative Actions programme and led by Barcelona City Council’s Area of Social Rights.
The project’s partners are The Young Foundation, Novact (International Institute for Non-violent Action), ICTA (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology), Ivàlua (Catalan Institute of Public Policy Evaluation), the IGOP-UAB (Institute of Government and Public Policies and the Autonomous University of Barcelona) and the UPC (Polytechnic University of Catalonia), which are in charge of designing and monitoring the various active policies.
The following public bodies collaborate in designing and implementing B-MINCOME, under the direction of the Area of Social Rights: the Municipal Institute of Social Services (IMSS), Barcelona Activa, the Department of Cooperative, Social and Solidarity Economy and Consumer Services, the Barcelona Education Consortium, the Barcelona Municipal Housing Trust and the districts of Nou Barris, Sant Andreu and Sant Martí.
El The Advisory Council for Inclusive Municipal Support advises on, discuses, monitors and assesses the impact of policies guaranteeing rent, aid and public transfers. It also sees to their coordination through other authorities and entities, advises on B-MINCOME projects, promotes studies on the economic situation and vulnerability in the city and issues reports both on its on initiative and at the request of various City Council bodies. It is made up of representatives from Barcelona City Council and from the institutional, scientific and social arena of the Municipal Council for Social Welfare as well as invited individuals.