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Community 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.


Mission Possible
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 improve 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             $150.00 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
Contain The Rain JOCO



Johnson County Assistance Programs

Visit for information on services and opportunities provided through Johnson County including:

Housing Authority - Working in partnership to support housing options in Johnson County. Johnson County Housing Services depends on private landlords to provide rental options: houses, apartments, condos, town-homes and duplexes for participants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Community participation enables seniors, persons with disabilities and hard-working families to live in safe, clean and decent housing. Contact theHousing Resource Recruiter for more information: Pam Harris, pam.harris@jocogov.org913-715-6618

Benefits to landlords:

  • Assist in filling vacancies
  • Free listing for available units
  • On time, reliable payments each month
  • Tenants focused on building a better life
  • Simple, straightforward process for becoming a program partner
  • The satisfaction of doing your part to support a safe, healthy community

Benefits to our community:

  • Safe, clean and decent housing for families
  • Stability for vulnerable populations
  • Supports the local economy

More information on the Housing Authority/Housing Choice Voucher (HVC) program.

Housing Assistance - More info here.

Senior Services - More info here.

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. Telephone: 913-715-6653. 
More information on the Johnson County Assistance Program.

Johnson County Free Store offering a variety of free house products including cleaners, lawn and garden products, and recycled latex paint.

More information on the Johnson County Free Store.



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    Nilo Fanska
    Community Development Coordinator
    Neighborhood Services
    6090 Woodson St.
    Mission, KS 66202
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    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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