AuntBertha.com makes it easy to find and apply for free and low-cost programs of any kind, anywhere -- from food, housing and health to education, work and retirement.
Aunt Bertha helps innovative foundations, nonprofits and city governments connect people and programs to reach more people and serve their communities better.
Interested in partnership opportunities? Or helping to bring high-quality program search to your city?
Founded by Erine Gray in 2010, Aunt Bertha aims to make human services information accessible to people and programs. Stu Scruggs joined the team in 2012 as a founding member, bringing a range of experience in data management and data analysis.
Read here and here to find out more about our history.
Aunt Bertha's the Aunt we all had growing up. She tells it like it is. She's the first one to give you a high-five when you make the honor roll. She's the friendly face that won't judge you when you get in trouble. She's who you call when you get real with yourself, and you’re ready to not do it all alone.
We are proud to be a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
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|10/15/2014||Unreasonable Blog - Starting Isn’t the Hard Part—Three Startup Realities|
|10/8/2014||HealthData.gov - How Aunt Bertha Inc. Uses Public Data to Connect People and Programs|
|8/29/2014||TED Blog - Need help? Aunt Bertha helps people in need find social services in their area|
|8/27/2014||Socrata Blog - Aunt Bertha Makes Human Services Easily Accessible|
|2/8/2014||Inc Magazine - Shea Sulkin Nominated for Inc. 35 under 35|
|11/20/2013||TED Fellows Blog - Aunt Bertha: A TED Fellow!|
|7/15/2013||Fast Company Exist - Fixing Google Search's Social Services Gap|
|1/29/2013||Memphis Daily News - Tech Talk|
|1/28/2013||Social Work Helper - Aunt Bertha: The Wikipedia of Social Services|
|1/25/2013||Silicon Hills News - Startups Pitch at Dell Tech Innovators Day|
|1/11/2013||Startup Memphis - Aunt Bertha Reps in Town Today|
|12/14/2012||Social Enterprise Buzz - Aunt Bertha Picks Up Where Uncle Sam Leaves Off|
|11/10/2012||Social Velocity - Picking Up Where Uncle Sam Leaves Off: An Interview With Erine Gray|
|11/2/2012||Markets for Good - What is the Real-Time Supply of Human Services?|
|9/28/2012||University of Texas - Entrepreneurship Course Helps Launch Online Social Work Site|
|7/6/2012||Inman News - 'Aunt Bertha' Aims to be Online Social Worker|
|4/2/2012||Mashable - How One Website Connects Those in Need With Government Assistance|
|3/2/2012||Austin Technology Incubator Blog - ATI Celebrates Statewide Launch of Aunt Bertha|
|3/1/2012||Texas Co-Op Power Magazine - Aunt Bertha Profile on Texas Co-Op Power|
|1/23/2012||Austin Business Journal - Social Entrepreneurs Measure Success a Bit Differently|
|10/17/2012||Austin American Statesman - Aunt Bertha Site Helps Those in Need Find Aid|
|10/6/2011||New York Times & Texas Tribune - Out of the Smoke-Filled Room and Onto the Internet|
|9/6/2011||Topedia Blog - Interview with Erine Gray, creator of Aunt Bertha|
|7/20/2011||Social Work Career Development Blog - Innovation in Social Work|