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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

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Johnson County Extension Education Foundation Grant Opportunity

Our mission is to support education through Extension.

Our purpose is to support the Johnson County Extension Service by:

  • promoting awareness of the services and educational programs to citizens of all ages in Johnson County,
  • encouraging educational and research programming, and
  • developing and recruiting financial support.  

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JCEEF Grant Information

The Johnson County Extension Education Foundation (JCEEF) was organized in 1997. It raises funds for Johnson County Extension. Extension serves the community as a whole with low cost or free programming developed to help special needs and underserved audiences.

The Foundation is an advocate for Extension in our community.

Your contribution benefits the community by helping us extend information into the hands of our residents. Such as:

Grant Request Procedure 

2023 Grant Procedure

The Foundation is making funding available to assist with individual or group projects. These projects should have a strong educational component and be consistent with the mission of the Foundation.

Who May Apply
Anyone who is affiliated with Johnson County K-State Research and Extension may apply. This would include staff, volunteers, or any program participant.

Application Process

We offer multiple ways to submit your application. Please select one of the three options:

Potential grantees must submit a grant request no longer than two pages, answering all of the following questions.

  1. The purpose of the grant (what does the organization/individual want to do/goals and objectives)
  2. How much money is being requested?
  3. How will the grant be spent?  Attach a detailed budget showing itemized expenses.
  4. What geographic area(s) will benefit from this grant?
  5. Who will it impact?  Describe the target population and how many will be served.  
  6. Dates of this project?
  7. What are the expected outcomes (specific benefits to those served) and how will it be evaluated?
  8. Are you collaborating with other groups/individuals on this project?
  9. How will Johnson County K-State Research and Extension be promoted by this project?
  10. Have you received funding for this grant request from other sources?  If so, please give details.

In addition to the above questions, include the following information with you grant request:

  • Applicant/Group Name (If group, provide contact name),
  • Address,
  • Phone Number, and    
  • E-mail Address

Mail completed paper applications to:    

Johnson County Extension Education Foundation
11811 South Sunset Dr, Ste 1500
Olathe, KS  66061
Or e-mail Tara.Markley@jocogov.org

Submission Deadline:  February 17th, 2023

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Tara Markley, county Extension director, at the Johnson County Extension office 913-715-7000, Tara.Markley@jocogov.org

2023 Grant Recipients Information

Final Report
Upon completion of your project, or by the end of the calendar year of receipt of grant funds, a summary report and photos are due to the Foundation outlining actual outcomes of the project including benefits received by those served, number of people served in the target population, collaborative efforts with other groups and how Johnson County K-State Research and Extension was promoted. Photos may be used for future promotional purposes and are encouraged to be included with your final report

Procedure & Application

Deadline: February 17, 2023

Johnson County Extension Education Foundation

Contact Us

Tara Markley
County Extension Director