Grants + Assistance Programs
Community Rebate Program
Franchise Fee, Property Tax, Solid Waste Utility Rebates
Income-eligible residents may apply to receive a full rebate of City telephone, electricity, or gas franchise fees for the year, a partial rebate of City property taxes, and a partial rebate of solid waste utility fees. To qualify, residents must meet the income guidelines listed in the application link below. This program is administered on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Mission Possible program assists Mission homeowners with the removal of physical barriers, dilapidated structures, qualifying minor home repairs, house painting and tree trimming. Funds are awarded based on the applicant’s income, eligibility to receive Medicare/Social Security disability benefits, involvement in code case resolution and other factors. The program strives to partner with all Mission residents who are interested in making improvements to their homes.
A Brush with Kindness
This partnership with Heartland Habitat for Humanity helps residents in need with a variety of household repairs. The City may refer interested Mission Possible applicants to Heartland Habitat for Humanity in order to coordinate minor exterior home repairs and volunteer help.
Neighborhood Grant Program
The City of Mission is committed to the preservation and renewal of neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Grant Program provides up to $500 to help resident-based groups build and preserve community through various programs and activities. Examples include starting neighborhood newsletters or email lists, sponsoring block parties, information workshops, or other community-building activities. Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Program
The City encourages individual homeowners and businesses to incorporate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) on their property to improve local and regional water quality. The program reimburses applicants, up to 50% of eligible expenses, not to exceed a project reimbursement cap for the proper installation of best management practices such as rain barrels, rain gardens, or planting native trees. More information is available here.
Johnson County Assistance Programs
Johnson County residents needing assistance are encouraged to call 913.715.6653. Staff will screen residents for services and direct them to the nearest center. Visit www.jocogov.org to learn more.
Johnson County Housing Services matches safe, clean available housing units with seniors, persons with disabilities and hard-working families through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Contact the Housing Resource Recruiter, Pam Harris, via email or by calling 913.715.6618. Housing Authority/Housing Choice Voucher (HVC) program
The Johnson County Assistance Program provides financial assistance to qualifying low-income residents for past due utilities to promote safety and avoid utility disconnections. Utility assistance may be provided for electric, gas, water, wastewater, and propane. Services are available by appointment only at 913.715.6653.
The Johnson County Free Store offers a variety of free house products including cleaners, lawn and garden products, and recycled latex paint.
City of Mission
6090 Woodson Street
Mission, KS 66202
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