By: dbeeby On: May 14, 2018 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Benefit Kitchen’s screener now has a “Virtual Assistant”. This feature allows caseworkers (or clients) to set up an interval (15 days, monthly, 90 days) when clients will receive an email from Benefit Kitchen, which prompts them to update their benefit application status. It’s a good way to keep client...

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By: dbeeby On: January 8, 2018 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

As the result of a collaboration with EveryoneOn and the United Ways of California, Benefit Kitchen now screens for High Speed Internet! This screening, which provides information about broadband for as little as $10/mo, is our first foray into non-governmental “benefits”. Our algorithm utilizes EveryoneOn’s application programming interfaces (APIs) and expands the results to provide...

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By: dbeeby On: September 14, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The organizations we work with have excellent brands that are trusted by their clients and patients. With this in mind we built “white labeling” into Benefit Kitchen’s screener and CRM tools. This for-fee service is available to all BK customers immediately.

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By: dbeeby On: August 14, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We’ve added a bunch of new admin interface tweaks to Benefit Kitchen’s CRM tools. Caseworkers can filter and export subsets of data using a lightning fast sort/search feature.

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By: dbeeby On: March 22, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

On March 22, the city of New York released a new open data set that provides benefit, program, and resource information for over 40 health and human services available to NYC residents. Their API is pretty cool…we’ve integrated (a subset of the data) into Benefit Kitchen’s “Resources” page. More information...

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By: dbeeby On: January 12, 2017 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We’re very excited to be working with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L Adams. We’ve been rolling out Benefit Kitchen to their Constituent Assistance Centers throughout Brooklyn in recent months. Along with the BP we’ve partnered with St. John’s Bread and Life and the Teaching Firms of America’s Professional Preparatory Charter School to use...

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By: dbeeby On: December 21, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Benefit Kitchen was accepted into the 1776 incubator program in December! We’re working out of the Navy Yard now: great people, great resources, great views!  

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By: dbeeby On: June 20, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

We’ve been busy at Benefit Kitchen! In May we finished up our tenure in the first cohort at Civic Hall Labs, Civic Hall’s new non-profit accelerator. In mid-June we concluded our work with the Points of Light Foundation’s CivicX (cohort 7), where we peer invested $100K in PYT Funds and New York...

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By: dbeeby On: May 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Welcome, Garden State! @BenefitKitchen is LIVE in New Jersey as of…. NOW!

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By: dbeeby On: April 18, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The “2015 tax season” finished up this week. Our partners in California did nearly 2,000 screenings with folks who visited low income tax assistance (VITA) sites in CA. These sites do great work helping families avoid the (sometimes usurious) fees that tax preparers charge for ‘rapid refund’ checks. Nice...

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