Social Services

Johnson County is accepting Social Services Emergency Grant and Poverty Reduction Initiative Grant applications. The purpose of the funding is to assist organizations in responding to short-term or one-time emergency needs and to support programs and strategies that help lift households out of poverty. Funding will support new programming related to services provided in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, innovative new programming, capacity building, sustaining of services, and the purchase of essential equipment/supplies. 

The County may award up to $160,000 in funding to non-profit, charitable organizations providing services to Johnson County residents. Grants will cover the period beginning on or around Jan. 1, 2022, and expiring no later than June 30, 2022.

The grant application is located at, under Bids, Proposals, RFPs

Applications are due by 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. For more information contact Lynette Jacoby, Social Services Director, at [email protected] or 319-356-6090.