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Economic Development And Quality Of Life Block Grants

Each year, through the budgeting process, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors allocates funds to promote economic development in Johnson County and enhance the quality of life of its residents.  The grants are taxpayer-funded and the Board of Supervisors is committed to careful allocation and oversight of these funds.  Funds approved during this budget process will be paid between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.

Process:  There are separate applications for economic development and quality of life grants although the grants are paid from the same fund and the County does not have separate allocations for each type of grant.  There are separate applications only for purposes of clarification.  Applicants should read through the objectives and criteria for each type of grant and complete the application that best fits their program.

Grant Timeline

November 21: Applications due

December: Board of Supervisors reviews and considers applications

March: Board of Supervisors approves County budget, including block grants.  Applicants are notified of Board decisions

August: Quarterly payments begin

February: Mid-year report due

August: Year end report due

For more information about Johnson County block grants, contact Andy Johnson (, 319-356-6000) Executive Assistant

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