Apply for a Grant or Rebate

The City of Merriam invests in our community with grant opportunities for residents and business owners. Merriam City Council added new grants in 2021, including a Sustainability Grant for residents and a Historic Downtown Exterior Grant for qualified businesses. 

All grant applications must be approved before you start any work on your home or business. Contact David Easley with the Community Development Department at 913-322-5526 with any questions. Learn more about these programs below.

Grant & Rebate Programs

Johnson County Programs

The City partners with Johnson County to offer the Minor Home Repair Program, the HOME repair program, rental assistance, and utility assistance.

Additional Resources

United Community Services of Johnson County

Shawnee Mission Cares Fund

Kansas Programs

Need help paying rent because of COVID-19 hardships? The Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance (KERA) program offers renters up to 12 months of assistance. If you qualify, KERA also offers utility and internet assistance. Learn more and apply at