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Move to Jewell County

$5,000 cash for relocation

100% income tax waiver through the 2026 tax year (if eligible)

Up to $1,500 a year for five years in student loan debt forgiveness (if eligible)

Up to $10,000 in additional cash bonuses in Recruitment Incentive dollars if a spouse works in a qualifying industry

Golf Course Membership

$100 in Chamber Bucks

Free Enrollment & School Supplies at local school, USD 107 Rock Hills

A tour of Jewell County followed by a "Welcome Home" potluck

"Reverse Meal Trains" - Be welcomed in the homes of Jewell County residents for fellowship, laughs, and a home-cooked meal twice a month!

"Emergency Call Chain" - Receive a list of community members' contact information whom you can call in a pinch! Whether you're in the middle of nowhere and need help changing a tire or it's the middle of the night and you have a water leak, we've got your back!

Total Incentive


Jewell County, Kansas, offers a serene rural lifestyle characterized by tight-knit communities and scenic landscapes. The county is dotted with small towns like Mankato, Jewell, and Burr Oak, where agriculture, especially wheat and corn farming, is the primary livelihood. Residents enjoy outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, and hiking in Lovewell State Park. Local events such as county fairs, farmers' markets, and community gatherings are central to social life. Schools are small, fostering close relationships among students and teachers. The pace of life is slow, with a strong emphasis on family values, tradition, and a deep connection to the land.


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Eligibility Requirements

Jewell County is looking for people who:

  • Are employed full-time and able to relocate while retaining their current position, or

  • Are self-employed and able to relocate while retaining their current clients/portfolio

  • Earn at least $50,000 annually

  • Are 18 years or older

  • Currently reside outside the state of Kansas

  • Must relocate primary residence to the Northwest Kansas Region within 6 months

  • In order to be considered by Jewell County, you must provide proof of the above eligibility criteria


What is MakeMyMove?

MakeMyMove is a marketplace product that connects remote workers and other work-from-anywhere talent with communities that are attracting new residents. We help workers find the right place, and we help communities build and promote programming to attract those workers.

What does “Apply Now” mean?

“Apply Now” indicates that the community is working with MakeMyMove. You can apply on our site, and our team will help you navigate the application and move process.

What is a remote worker?

Remote workers are employed full-time and typically do their jobs from a computer. They can work from their house, an office, a co-working space, coffee shop, maybe sometimes from the bleachers at their kids' swim meet. Remote workers who have moved through our programs have titles like Customer Service Agent, Software Engineer, Insurance Advisor, and more. Examples of roles that aren't considered remote include Delivery Driver, Mechanic, and Cashier.

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How It Works

This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.

1. Apply

Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.

2. Get Pre-Qualified

Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.

3. Confirm Eligibility

Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.

4. Accept and Make Your Move

Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.