Business Resources

Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD)

CNEDD provides business, community, and economic development services to the following counties in Central Nebraska: Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Keya Paha, Loup, Rock, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler.


The Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD) is a 14-county regional development organization that provides business and community economic development, along with housing development, assistance. Growing our communities is at the forefront of our mission. CNEDD is recognized as an official Economic Development District by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) since 2003. CNEDD is the largest economic development district with the lowest population density per square mile in Nebraska.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Website Development
  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Revitalization


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Nonprofit Development

  • Technical Services
  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Human Resources

  • Retention

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
  • Startup Classes
Contact Information
Judy Petersen
PO Box 201
Chambers, NE 68725