REACH – Greater Omaha Chamber

REACH is a capacity building program for entrepreneurs in the construction industry that provides technical assistance, mentoring and access to capital.


We’ll help you build capacity, break down barriers and increase opportunities for your construction-related and professional services companies.

  • 10-Week Construction Industry Certificate
  • Reach Beyond Mentoring Program
  • Plan Viewing/Bidding Assistance
  • Entity Formation Assistance
  • Access to Capitol or Financing
  • Training and Mentoring that covers:
    • Bidding techniques and procedures
    • Bond preparedness
    • Credit Expansion/Remediation
    • Human Resources
    • Plan Reading

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Real Estate Finance

Human Resources

  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • LGBTQ Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Nebraska Business Issues
  • Latino Business
  • African-American Business
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding
  • Codes
  • Registration, licenses and permits

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
  • Startup Classes
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Home-Based Business Training


  • Trade Education and Training
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Winsley Durand
808 Conagra Drive
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102