Neighborhood Grants and Assistance
In order to keep our neighborhoods healthy and maintain a high quality of life for our residents, the City of Mission offers several outreach programs. To qualify, you must be a resident of Mission.
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. Residents must meet income guidelines to qualify, which are displayed below. This program is administered on a first-come, first-served basis.
A copy of the application, including income eligibility criteria, is available here.
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 copy of the Mission Possible application is available here.
A Brush With Kindness
A “Brush with Kindness” is a partnership with Heartland Habitat for Humanity to help 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 repair and volunteer help.
The application is available here.
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.
A copy of the Neighborhood Grant application is available here.
Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Program
The City encourages individual homeowners and businesses to incorporate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) on their property to aid in the improvement of local and regional water quality. The program will reimburse applicants, up to 50% of eligible expenses, not to exceed a project reimbursement cap for the proper installation of the following best management practices:
Project Type Project Reimbursement Cap
Rain barrel $75.00 per barrel, up to two
Native tree planting $100.00 per tree, up to two
Rain garden $1,000
Native planting stream buffer/swale $1,000
Stormwater Best Management Practices Program Requirements
Stormwater Best Management Practices Application
Landscaping with Native Plants
Johnson County Assistance Programs
Visit www.jocogov.org for information on services and opportunities provided through Johnson County including:
Johnson County Free Store offering a variety of free house products including cleaners, lawn and garden products, and recycled latex paint.