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1 Million Cups - Lincoln

1 Million Cups Lincoln is a weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in our community.

1 Million Cups Organizer

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2124 Y Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

1 Million Cups - Norfolk

Caffeinating Norfolk's Startup Community every Wednesday!! A weekly community event designed to Connect, Educate, Empower and Inspire our local entrepreneurs.

1 Million Cups - Norfolk Information

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Website

509 W Norfolk Ave
Norfolk, NE 68701

1 Million Cups - Omaha

1MC is a gathering for entrepreneurs. Whether you have a startup idea, retired CEO, or somewhere in between.

1 Million Cups Organizer

Phone:
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1229 Millwork Ave
Omaha, NE 68102

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition - Center for Entrepreneurship - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition is an annual event where you can showcase your entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short “quick pitch” proposal for a new business venture.

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition Information

Phone: (402) 472-3353
Website

Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship
730 N. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Agriculture Builders of Nebraska, Inc.

ABN is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the continual improvement and prosperity of Nebraska Agriculture. It is an organization of individual members and not an organization of organizations.

Agriculture Builders of Nebraska, Inc. Information

Phone: (402) 472-2089
Website

c/o: ABN Secretary
PO Box 830708
Lincoln, NE 68583

Ainsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 382-3537
Website

335 North Main Street
Ainsworth, NE 69210

Albion Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 395-6012
Website

420 West Market Street
Albion, NE 68620

Albion Economic Development Corporation (AEDC)

AEDC actively promotes and supports the economic and housing development of Albion, Nebraska.

Maggie Smith

Phone: (402) 395-4453
Website

127 S 4th Street
Albion, NE 68620

Alliance Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 762-1520
Website

305 Box Butte Avenue
Alliance, NE 69301

Alliance Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 762-1387
Website

1750 Sweetwater Avenue
Alliance, NE 69301

AltCap

AltCap is a nonprofit, impact-focused small business lender. AltCap is a Community Development Financial Institution that provides financing to underserved entrepreneurs to help communities grow.

Marcos Hernandez

Phone: (531) 232-6540
Website

1402 Jones Street
Elevator Co-Warehousing Community
Omaha, NE 68102

America's SBDC

America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.

America’s SBDC Information

Phone: (703) 764-9850
Website

8990 Burke Lake Road, 2nd Floor
Burke, VA 22015

American Job Center - Employer Services - Lancaster & Saunders County

We work with government, industry, and non-profit groups to build our communities, support our businesses, and create job opportunities.

AJC Information

Phone: (402) 441-1640
Website

1330 N Street, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508

America’s Seed Fund - National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation's America's Seed Fund program provides over $200 million annually to help approximately 400 U.S. startups transform scientific breakthroughs into marketable products and services. This funding aims to advance impactful innovations during the critical early phases.

America’s Seed Fund Information

Phone: (703) 292-8050
Website

2415 Eisenhower Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Animal Health - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Animal Health protects producers and consumers, as well as the health of livestock in Nebraska, by enforcing rules and regulations governing eradication and control of certain livestock and poultry diseases.

Animal Imports Information

Phone: (402) 471-2351
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Annual Average Daily Traffic Counts - NebraskaMAP

Use this website to locate annual average daily traffic counts in locations across the state to assist with feasibility studies. Data provided by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Traffic Counts Information

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Lincoln, NE 68508

Arapahoe Economic Development

Arapahoe’s community and economic development strategy involves the continued support of existing businesses and ongoing efforts to recruit new businesses and industries. The overall anticipated result of both efforts will be to continue to add business activity and jobs to the Arapahoe area.

Arapahoe Economic Development

Phone: (308) 962-7445
Website

411 6th Street
Arapahoe, NE 68922

Arnold Chamber of Commerce

We work for the “good life” in Arnold by promoting businesses, special events, and citizens.

Arnold Chamber of Commerce Information

Phone: (308) 848-2228
Website

209 West First Avenue
Arnold, NE 69120

Arnold Economic Development Corporation

The mission of the Arnold Economic Development Corporation (501c3) is to generate economic health and vitality in the Arnold community for the well-being of our citizens through activities directed at employers, employees, and business activities that can be correlated to creating and retaining good jobs, increasing population, and enhancing opportunity and prosperity.

Economic Development Director

Phone: (308) 848-2211
Website

109 North Walnut Avenue
PO Box 376
Arnold, NE 69120

Arrive Coworking Space

Arrive Coworking + Community empowering women in business and in life.

Arrive Coworking Space Information

Phone: (402) 890-9374
Website

3400 Plantation Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68516

Ashland Area Economic Development Corporation

The mission of the corporation is to advance economic growth in the Ashland, Nebraska area

Economic Development Director

Phone:
Website

504 US 6
Ashland, NE 68003

Ashland Chamber of Commerce

The Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ashland are dedicated to the expansion of local businesses and supporting economic development and growth in the area.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 944-2050
Website

2304 Silver Street
PO Box 5
Ashland, NE 68003

Ashland Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 521-2012
Website

1324 Silver Street
Ashland, NE 68003

Associated General Contractors of America - University of Nebraska Lincoln Chapter

AGC is the largest and oldest national construction trade association in the United States.

Matthew Barrows

Phone: (402) 472-3742
Website

City Campus, 113 Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588

Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce

Working together to help promote business in our community.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 340-4811
Website

PO Box 871
Atkinson, NE 68713

Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America - Economic Research Service (ERS) - USDA

The Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America is a web tool that provides statistics by broad categories of socioeconomic factors.

John Cromartie

Phone: (202) 694-5421
Website


Washington, DC 20250

Attic - Center for Management of Information Technology (CMIT) - University of Nebraska Omaha

The Attic employs undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in web and mobile software development, to create technology solutions for university and community partners.

Deepak Khazanchi

Phone: (402) 554-4150
Website

1110 South 67th Street, PKI 172
Omaha, NE 68182

Auburn Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Leslie Clark

Phone: (402) 274-3521
Website

1101 J Street
Auburn, NE 68305

Auburn Development Council, Inc.

The Auburn Development Council, Inc. (ADC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose members are private and public
investors. Our mission is to promote and encourage economic growth and development in Auburn/Nemaha County.

Kim Beger

Phone: (402) 274-7299
Website

919 Central Avenue
Auburn, NE 68305

Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 694-6911
Website

1604 L Street
Aurora, NE 68818

Aurora Development Corporation

Aurora Development Corporation is working to improve the economic conditions of Hamilton County, Nebraska by encouraging investments in agriculture, manufacturing, business, housing and community facilities, thus fostering increased employment opportunities.

Kelsey Bergen

Phone: (402) 694-4088
Website

1604 L Street
PO Box 226
Aurora, NE 68818

Aurora Technology Center (ATC)

The Aurora Technology Center (ATC) is a dynamic environment for technology-dependent companies in the start-up and growth phase of development.

Jeremy Heeg

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Website

616 13th Street, Suite 101
Aurora, NE 68818

Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC)

A one-of-a-kind place where UNO and community partner nonprofit organizations are housed and work together collaboratively.

Heike Langdon

Phone: (402) 554-6000
Website

6400 South University Drive Road North
Omaha, NE 68182

Bassett Community Development Agency

Here are multiple projects that are happening in our town. Find ways to support projects you care about!

Director of Economic Development

Phone: (402) 684-3319
Website

308 East Highway 20
PO Box 383
Bassett, NE 68714

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

The Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce advocates for our members to strengthen our local culture.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 223-2338
Website

218 North 5th Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

Beatrice Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 223-3584
Website

100 North 16th Street
Beatrice, NE 68310

Beaver City Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 268-9966
Website


Beaver City, NE 68926

Beeso Studio

Beeso Studio partners with early-stage tech startups to help them grow and succeed in the long run. We have an experienced leadership team and portfolio of startup partners that new partners can lean on from day one.

John Bunting

Phone: (877) 827-7677
Website

6818 Grover St
Suite #107
Omaha, NE 68106

Beginning Farmer/Rancher Loan Program - Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA)

If you’re a farmer or rancher in Nebraska, NIFA has a program to help you start or scale your agribusiness. The NIFA Beginning Farmer/Rancher Loan Program helps eligible farmers and ranchers access agricultural loans at lower interest rates than those available in the conventional farm credit markets.

Beginning Farmer/Rancher Loan Program Information

Phone: (402) 434-3900
Website

1230 “O” Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508

Bellevue Chamber of Commerce & Community

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Diane Bruce

Phone: (402) 898-3000
Website

1036 Bruin Boulevard
Bellevue, NE 68005

Bellevue Nebraska Economic Development

The purpose of the Bellevue Nebraska Economic Development Program is to encourage population growth, new industries, and investment in the community.

Jim Ristow

Phone:
Website

1500 Wall Street
Bellevue, NE 68005

Bellevue University

Our learning programs combine mastery of deep, career-relevant knowledge and powerful professional skills, so you are prepared with tools for success.

Trisha Greguras

Phone: (402) 557-7286
Website

1000 Galvin Road South
Bellevue, NE 68005

Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting (BOI) - Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) - U.S. Department of the Treasury

As of January 2024, numerous corporations in America will need to disclose data about their beneficial owners, meaning the people who ultimately possess or have authority over the business. These companies must report the details to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, also known as FinCEN, which operates as a division of the United States Department of the Treasury.

BOI Information

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Website

1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20220

Bio Nebraska

Bio Nebraska is a non-profit, membership-based trade association with a diversified membership including entities from all segments of the bio-ecosystem.

Bio Nebraska

Phone: (402) 709-5536
Website

PO Box 24802
Omaha, NE 68124

Biological Process Development Facility (BPDF) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Biological Process Development Facility (BPDF) at the University of Nebraska offers biopharmaceutical process development and biomanufacturing services that transition discoveries into early phase clinical trials.

Biological Process Development Facility

Phone: (402) 472-1983
Website

304 Othmer Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588

Biotech Connector

With over 7,700 sq. ft. of well-equipped wet-lab space, we provide incubation and accelerator services to bioscience startups and high-growth biotech and research-based businesses.

BioTech Connector Information

Phone: (402) 472-5535
Website

1901 N 21st St
Lincoln, NE 68508

Blair Public Library & Technology Center

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 426-3617
Website

2233 Civic Drive
Blair, NE 68008

Blueprint - Nebraska Extension - IANR - University of Nebraska LIncoln

Dream. Design. Deliver. Through the Blueprint curriculum, HIGH SCHOOL youth will learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and develop a dynamic business plan.

Blueprint Information

Phone: (402) 472-7211
Website

1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Boone County Development Agency, Inc.

Our mission is to help develop Boone County into a flourishing, prosperous, family-friendly, and united county.

Boone County Development Agency

Phone: (402) 395-3356
Website

233 South 4th Street
Albion, NE 68620

BottomliNE - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

BottomliNE is a website that monitors metrics like workforce productivity, growth, diversity and more — measures that show the economic impact of everyday Nebraskans at work, in action, and moving the needle.

Cobus Block

Phone: (402) 480-5806
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68521

Box Butte Development Corporation

Box Butte Development Corporation, known locally as the BBDC, is a 501(c)4 not-for-profit organization formed to lead the economic development efforts in Box Butte County.

Hannah Robinson

Phone: (308) 762-1800
Website

502 Box Butte Ave.
Alliance, NE 69301

Bridgeport Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 262-0326
Website

722 Main Street
Bridgeport, NE 69336

Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce

The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organization dedicated to the enhancement of regional business opportunities.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 872-5691
Website

424 South 8th Avenue
Suite 4
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Broken Bow Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Broken Bow Public Library Information

Phone: (308) 872-2927
Website

626 South D Street
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska

The vision of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute is that Nebraska will become the best place in the nation to be a baby.

Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Phone: (402) 554-2924
Website

2111 South 67th Street
Suite 350
Omaha, NE 68106

Bureau of Business Research - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Bureau of Business Research is an economic and business research unit within the UNL College of Business which conducts research regarding the businesses environment and entrepreneurial conditions in regional and local economies.

Eric Thompson

Phone: (402) 472-3318
Website

523AA Hawks Hall, College of Business
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588

Burt County Economic Development Corporation

Burt County Economic Development Corporation was formed in 2005 as a nonprofit economic development organization.

Executive Director

Phone: (904) 327-8479
Website

111 North 13th Street
Suite 13
Tekamah, NE 68061

Business Blueprint Series - Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF)

Business Blueprint Series is a 5-week program designed to provide insight to both new and current entrepreneurs.

Eswari Kalugasalam

Phone: (402) 685-5500 Ext: 503
Website

2112 N. 30th St. Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68111

Business Connect - Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center - Grand Island

A monthly meet-up consisting of local and surrounding community entrepreneurs, that occurs on the third Wednesday of every month.

Aimee Steinhardt-Duysen

Phone: (308) 398-7425
Website

407 West Third Street
Grand Island, NE 68801

Business Counseling and Mentorship - Nebraska Enterprise Fund

Nebraska Enterprise Fund offers mentoring at no cost. This mentoring can help you with starting or growing your business.

Business Counseling and Mentorship Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500
Website

330 North Oakland Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - North Central Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Sheryl Hiatt

Phone: (402) 340-6180
Website


Bassett, NE 68714

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - North Omaha

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Daren Waters

Phone: (402) 480-9004
Website

5319 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68111

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - Northeast Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Deb Poehling

Phone: (402) 380-7253
Website


Wayne, NE 68787

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - South Central Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Kelly Gewecke

Phone: (308) 627-3151
Website


Grand Island, NE 68801

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - South Omaha

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Elizabeth Blanco Rodriguez

Phone: (402) 983-0911
Website

MCC Automotive Training Center
2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
Omaha, NE 68107

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - Southeast Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Dave Honz

Phone: (402) 440-0412
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - Southwest Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Ashley Rice-Gerlach

Phone: (308) 655-0919
Website


North Platte, NE 69101

Business Development Field Service - Nebraska Department of Economic Development - Western Region

The Field Services Team is DED’s first point of contact for business owners, entrepreneurs, city and village officials and local developers who play an important role in economic growth.

Brittany Hardin

Phone: (308) 660-9111
Website


Alliance, NE 69301

Business Lending - Ho Chunk Community Capital

HCCC supports financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and economic development on the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska reservation in northeastern Nebraska. We build build personal and community assets. We honor our tribal traditions as we build for the future.

Tony Wood

Phone: (402) 878-2192
Website

509 HoChunk Plaza N
Winnebago, NE 68071

Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program

The Snap and Boost Program is a 6-week program designed to provide insight to both new entrepreneurs as well as those who started businesses without fundamental business knowledge.

Snap & Boost Program Information

Phone: (402) 300-8170
Website

5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery - SCORE

SCORE’s library of easy-to-use business templates can help you create plans for starting or growing a business. The templates cover key topics like business strategy, financial planning, sales, marketing, and management.

SCORE Information

Phone:
Website


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Business Programs - USDA Rural Development - Kearney

USDA Rural Development Business Programs help to provide capital, equipment, space, job training, and entrepreneurial skills that can help to start and/or grow a business.

Jolene Jones

Phone: (308) 455-9840
Website

4009 6th Avenue, Suite 1
Kearney, NE 68845

Business Programs - USDA Rural Development - Lincoln

USDA Rural Development Business Programs help to provide capital, equipment, space, job training, and entrepreneurial skills that can help to start and/or grow a business, as well as supporting the creation and preservation of quality jobs in rural areas.

Brant Richardson

Phone: (402) 437-5568
Website

100 Centennial Mall North
Suite 308
Lincoln, NE 68508

Business Programs - USDA Rural Development - Norfolk

USDA Rural Development Business Programs help to provide capital, equipment, space, job training, and entrepreneurial skills that can help to start and/or grow a business, as well as supporting the creation and preservation of quality jobs in rural areas.

Bill Sheppard

Phone: (402) 371-5350 Ext: 104
Website

2601 Lakeridge Drive
Suite 2
Norfolk, NE 68701

Business Programs - USDA Rural Development - Scottsbluff

USDA Rural Development Business Programs help to provide capital, equipment, space, job training, and entrepreneurial skills that can help to start and/or grow a business, as well as supporting the creation and preservation of quality jobs in rural areas.

Marla Marx

Phone: (308) 632-2195 Ext: 132
Website

818 Ferdinand Plaza, Suite B
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Business Retention & Expansion Program - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Department of Economic Development’s Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program allows discussion with existing businesses in Nebraska through personal interviews that provide important information on the local and state business climate. At the State level, data on investments, technology, jobs, markets, and workforce is used to shape economic development policy and program alignment.

Sheryl Hiatt

Phone: (402) 340-6180
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
Lincoln, NE 68521

Business Retention and Expansion Program - Twin Cities Development Association, Inc. (TCD)

Business Retention and Expansion Program assists with long-term planning, including identifying common issues and trends, strategic planning, and policy articulation. Twin Cities Development (TCD) is the economic development organization for the communities of Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Bayard, and Terrytown in Scotts Bluff County in Western Nebraska.

Anthony Gurrola

Phone: (308) 633-2899
Website

1620 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Business Services (Spanish) - Center for Rural Affairs

Center for Rural Affairs offers services in Spanish to small business owners, farmers, community leaders and more.

Business Services (Spanish) Information

Phone: (402) 687-2100
Website

145 Main Street
P.O. Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038

Business Services - Heartland Workforce Solutions (HWS) - Douglas, Sarpy, & Washington Counties

When you work with Heartland Workforce Solutions, our consultants evaluate your needs and gather the right information to help us discover how we can best serve your company or organization.

Stan Odenthal

Phone: (402) 934-2283
Website

5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) - Columbus

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 564-7160
Website

3100 23rd Street, Ste. 22
Columbus, NE 68601

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) - Fremont

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 934-2392
Website

827 North D Street
Fremont, NE 68025

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) - Norfolk

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 370-3430
Website

105 East Norfolk Avenue, Ste. 120
Norfolk, NE 68701

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – American Job Center - Grand Island

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (308) 385-6300
Website

203 East Stolley Park Rd, Ste. A
Grand Island, NE 68801

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Beatrice

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 223-6060
Website

2317 N. 6th St., Suite #3
Beatrice, NE 68310

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Hastings

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 462-1867
Website

2727 W. 2nd St., Ste. 338
Hastings, NE 68901

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Lexington

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (308) 324-2064
Website

1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Ste. 3
Lexington, NE 68850

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Lincoln

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 471-2275
Website

1330 N St. Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Nebraska City

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 873-3384
Website

917 Wildwood Lane, Room 104
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – North Platte

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (308) 535-8320
Website

600 E. Francis, Suite 9
North Platte, NE 69101

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Omaha

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 444-4700
Website

5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Scottsbluff

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (308) 632-1420
Website

505A Broadway, Ste. 300
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Business Services - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) – Sidney

The Nebraska Department of Labor has a statewide network of business service representatives who are available to area employers as an invaluable workforce development resource.

NDOL Information

Phone: (308) 254-4429
Website

Western Nebraska Community College
371 S College Drive Room #148
Sidney, NE 69162

Business Services Division - Nebraska Secretary of State

The Nebraska Secretary of State has responsibilities over the following areas: elections, business registrations, occupational licensing, state rules and regulations, records management, international relations and youth civics programs.

Business Services

Phone: (402) 471-2554
Website

1201 N Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

Businesses Tax Information - IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax information and services for businesses.

IRS Business Tax Information

Phone:
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Butler County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is your resource for local business information in the Butler County area. Whether you are considering moving to the area or looking to start a business, we have the tools and information to help you get started. Our Chamber offers a number of avenues to promote your business and an incredible network of individuals committed to the growth and success of our community.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 367-4238
Website

457 D Street
David City, NE 68632

Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Buy Fresh Buy Local is a member-based marketing, promotion, and education program dedicated to increasing the market share for local foods in the state of Nebraska. All producers and businesses that support local agriculture are welcome to join.

Skylar Falter

Phone: (402) 472-5273
Website

Filley Hall
PO Box 830922
Lincoln, NE 68502

BuySide Valuation - Nebraska Business Development Center - Statewide

No-cost business valuation reports for potential small business buyers. Similar to our comprehensive reports, but more concise with basic narratives and supporting information. Appropriate for project exploration, buy-sell agreements, and in-house financing support for acquisition. Free to qualified potential buyers only.

Odee Ingersoll

Phone: (308) 865-8344
Website

University of Nebraska Kearney, 1917 West 24th Street
West Center Building, Room 127E
Kearney, NE 68849

Career Connect - University of Nebraska at Omaha

UNO Career Connect is a new collaborative program pairing UNO with area companies and organizations to guarantee paid internship positions for many UNO students.

Levi Thiele

Phone: (402) 554-3672
Website

6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Career Services - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Career Services introduces you to students through recruiting options including job listings, resume books, career fairs, networking events, and connections to UNL colleges and academic programs.

Career Services Information

Phone: (402) 472-3145
Website

Nebraska Union, Room 225
1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Cass County Nebraska Economic Development Council

Cass County Nebraska Economic Development Council (CCNEDC) is a joint venture between the county’s public and private sectors. A nonprofit membership with a mission to attract, retain and grow businesses and jobs for all of Cass County Nebraska.

Amanda Heistand

Phone: (402) 978-7948
Website

316 Chicago Avenue
Suite 2
Plattsmouth, NE 68048

Catalyst - University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Offering more than just desks and chairs, Catalyst is a place of innovation - where new ideas take shape. And you'll have everything you need right on campus – including a coffee and fitness center.

Catalyst Information

Phone:
Website


Omaha, NE 68198

Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology (CAET) - Metropolitan Community College - Fort Omaha

Metropolitan Community College is a comprehensive, full-service public community college supported by the taxpayers of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties.

Collin Baldwin

Phone: (531) 622-2760
Website

30th and Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111

Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies (CALMIT) - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies (CALMIT) is a recognized center-of-excellence for education and research in advanced land management information technologies. Our state-of-the-art instruments allow us to look beyond the surface to learn more about plant productivity and response to stress.

Brian Wardlow

Phone: (402) 472-6729
Website

3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln, NE 68583

Center for Applied Psychological Services - University of Nebraska at Omaha

CAPS provides high quality research-based, legally defensible, and scientifically sound consulting services to local, public, and private organizations needing help in a variety of areas related to Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Roni Reiter-Palmon

Phone: (402) 554-4810
Website

222 University Drive East
Omaha, NE 68182

Center for Applied Technology (CAT) - Wayne State College

The Center for Applied Technology (CAT) provides Northeast Nebraska with a facility to support management training for industry, encourages ongoing employee development, fosters small business entrepreneurs interested in manufacturing, and engages in applied research with industry.

Jeff Allen

Phone: (402) 375-7512
Website


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Center for Economic Education - Chadron State College

The Nebraska Council on Economic Education supports five Centers for Economic Education throughout the state. These centers work closely with and partner with educators in their regions to provide world-class economic and financial literacy education programs to K-12 students here in Nebraska.

Gary Dusek

Phone: (308) 432-6368
Website

Burkhiser Complex 113
1000 Main Street
Chadron, NE 69337

Center for Economic Education - University of Nebraska at Omaha

The UNO Center for Economic Education improves the economic and financial literacy of current and future Nebraska and Western Iowa citizens by providing educational and training programs and materials for teachers of K-12 classes.

Jamie Wagner

Phone: (402) 554-2357
Website

332B Mammel Hall
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Center for Economic Education - University of Nebraska Kearney

We believe that students should develop economic ways of thinking and problem solving that they can use in their lives as consumers, savers, investors, members of the workforce, responsible citizens, and effective participants in a global economy.

Alyse Pflanz

Phone: (308) 865-8482
Website

WSTC 252W
1917 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849

Center for Economic Education - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The center serves as a teaching, research and service unit of the Department of Economics and the College of Business. The center is affiliated with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education. The Nebraska Council supports the work of the centers for economic education at Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney, Wayne and Chadron. The center is affiliated with the National Council on Economic Education and is part of the EconomicsAmerica network.

Tammie Fischer

Phone: (402) 472-2319
Website

HLH 525 E
PO Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588

Center for Economic Education - Wayne State College

The Nebraska Council on Economic Education supports five Centers for Economic Education throughout the state. These centers work closely with and partner with educators in their regions to provide world-class economic and financial literacy education programs to K-12 students here in Nebraska.

Chuck Parker

Phone: (402) 375-7029
Website

1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787

Center for Entrepreneurship - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Center for Entrepreneurship provides advice, mentorship, coaching and consulting services at no cost to people with ideas to those with businesses – big or small.

Center for Entrepreneurship

Phone: (402) 472-3353
Website

730 North 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development - University of Nebraska Kearney

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development is an outreach center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney focusing on improving the economic landscape of central Nebraska through engaging relationships with students, area entrepreneurs and partner organizations and stakeholders.

Sara Bennett

Phone: (308) 865-8199
Website

1917 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849

Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising (CIEF) - University of Nebraska Omaha

The UNO Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising serves as a bridge between the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and the diverse entrepreneurial community in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

Center Information

Phone: (402) 554-2706
Website

6708 Pine Street
Mammel Hall, Suite 303
Omaha, NE 68182

Center for Professional Sales - College of Business Administration - University of Nebraska Omaha

The goal of the program is to introduce students to professional selling and help them develop basic sales skills. Sales roles reign as the #1 career entry point for most CBA students—meaning we all will need selling skills regardless of our title.

Shannon Cummins

Phone: (402) 554-3156
Website

6708 Pine Street
Mammel Hall #303
Omaha, NE 68182

Center for Rural Affairs

We are unapologetically rural. We stand up for the small family farmer and rancher, new business owner, and rural communities. For more than 45 years, we've been a leading force engaging people to build a better rural future. We live this work. Welcome to our rural revolution.

Center for Rural Affairs Information

Phone: (402) 687-2100
Website

145 Main Street
PO Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038

Center Sphere - Lincoln

Providing a network of local support for businesses through trusted, proven and profitable relationship building. Our vision is to be a catalyst for growth for individuals, businesses and non-profits within their communities.

Ashley Hinze

Phone: (402) 690-4434
Website


Lincoln, NE 68505

Center Sphere - Omaha

Providing a network of local support for businesses through trusted, proven and profitable relationship building. Our vision is to be a catalyst for growth for individuals, businesses and non-profits within their communities.

Martina Niemeyer

Phone: (402) 536-0289
Website


Omaha, NE 68102

Center Sphere - York

Providing a network of local support for businesses through trusted, proven and profitable relationship building. Our vision is to be a catalyst for growth for individuals, businesses and non-profits within their communities.

Lona Anderson

Phone: (402) 416-5700
Website


York, NE 68467

Central City Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 946-3897
Website

1532 17th Avenue
Central City, NE 68826

Central City Economic Development

Central City has demonstrated exceptional capacity to combine resources to address needs and implement community goals; and maintains that capacity through the combination of organizations, community pride, and cooperative spirit. We invite you to become a part of something great!

Miles McGinnis

Phone: (308) 946-3806
Website

1702 31st Street
Central City, NE 68826

Central City Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 946-2512
Website

1604 15th Avenue
Central City, NE 68826

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.

Judy Petersen

Phone: (402) 340-0106
Website

PO Box 201
Chambers, NE 68725

Central Nebraska Housing and Economic Developers, Inc.

CNHED provides housing services for the following counties in Central Nebraska: Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Keya Paha, Loup, Rock, Sherman, Valley and Wheeler.

Judy Petersen

Phone: (402) 340-0106
Website

PO Box 201
Chambers, NE 68725

Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - UNMC

Our mission is to work with the agricultural community in the Central States and beyond, conducting research, intervention, education, and outreach activities, which aim to discover the mechanisms of injury and illness, and to develop, implement, and evaluate prevention strategies that measurably improve the health and safety of members of the agricultural community.

Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health Information

Phone: (402) 552-3394
Website

984355 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

Chadron Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 432-4401
Website

706 West 3rd Street
Chadron, NE 69337

Chadron Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Director

Phone: (308) 432-0531
Website

507 Bordeaux Street
Chadron, NE 69337

Chappell Community Development

The Vision of Chappell Community Development is to enhance the area, broaden and expand business growth and to improve the quality of life through collaborative efforts.

Development Director

Phone: (308) 874-2568
Website

782 2nd Street
PO Box 405
Chappell, NE 69129

Checklist for W-2/W-3 Online Filing - Social Security Administration

employers must send Copy A of Forms W-2 to Social Security to report the wages and taxes of their employees for the previous calendar year. Form W-2 must be given to each employee. Forms W-2 are sent to Social Security along with a Form W-3

W-2/W-3 Online Filing Information

Phone: (800) 772-1213
Website


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Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Toshia Jones

Phone: (308) 254-5851
Website

740 Illinois Street
Sidney, NE 69162

Child Care And Development Fund Grant Opportunities - DHHS

Our goal is to increase access to quality child care through the State of Nebraska.

Child Care Grants Helpline

Phone: (402) 204-5506

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

Child Care Licensing - Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

In Nebraska, anyone who provides child care to four or more children from different families must be licensed as a child care provider. There are five license types: Family Child Care Home I, Family Child Care Home II, Child Care Center, Preschool, and School-Age-Only Center.

Children's Services Licensing

Phone: (402) 471-6564
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509

Choose Healthy Here - Nebraska Extension - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Choose Healthy Here retailer support program - Nebraska Extension partners with community members and local businesses to help increase access to fresh, affordable, nutritious foods while building community demand and providing nutrition education.

Vanessa Wielenga

Phone: (402) 473-0361
Website

1700 North 35th Street
119C Leverton Hall
Lincoln, NE 68503

City of Ainsworth Economic Development

The City of Ainsworth provides financing for startup and existing for profit businesses that cannot obtain sufficient conventional financing for the proposed project, or to attract new business to the community region. Also, the City of Ainsworth has LB 840 Funds that are a portion of City Sales Tax used towards economic development in order to create jobs and generate employment opportunities.

City of Ainsworth Economic Development Information

Phone: (402) 837-2494
Website

PO Box 165
Ainsworth, NE 69210

City of Atkinson Economic Development

Atkinson's community and economic development strategy involves building on our strengths to promote our existing industries and the retention of the jobs which support that business. The Atkinson Economic Development LB840 Program offers two options to assist current and new businesses - property improvement grants and low interest business loans.

Atkinson Economic Development Information

Phone: (402) 925-5313
Website

104 S Main Street
Atkinson, NE 68713

City of Cambridge Economic Development Economic Development

The Cambridge Economic Development Board is dedicated to helping businesses in the city succeed and grow. Toward that end, the Board offers several opportunities, including new-business incentives, educational opportunities, matching grants for improvements to business facades, and revolving loans to help new or existing local business owners with anything from operating costs to expansion, relocating in the city, or remodeling.

Economic Development Director

Phone: (308) 697-3711
Website

722 Patterson Street
Cambridge, NE 69022

City of Crete Economic Development

The City of Crete recognizes the need for business and government to work together for economic development and works to further this concept through the Economic Development Committee and the Economic Development Office.

Tom Ourada

Phone: (402) 826-4312
Website

243 East 13th Street
Crete, NE 68333

City of Crofton Economic Development

Economic Development in the City of Crofton is a key ingredient leading to the success of our city today. Helping local business and outside companies looking to relocate to the City of Crofton through various incentive plans, tax abatements, and resources, with the overall goal of enhancing the City of Crofton through the promotion of economic growth.

Erin Filips

Phone: (605) 660-9888
Website

1210 West 2nd Street
Crofton, NE 68730

City of Fairbury Economic & Community Development

The Community Development Department is responsible for administering a variety of programs geared toward the development and revitalization of the City of Fairbury. The Department is also tasked with guiding orderly growth for the community by enforcing compliance with applicable regulations to meet the quality of life, health, and safety needs of the community.

Laura Bedlan

Phone: (402) 729-5261
Website

612 D Street
PO Box 554
Fairbury, NE 68352

City of Gering Economic Development

In 2003, the voters of the City of Gering approved an Economic Development Plan pursuant to the Nebraska Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act. The intent of the Plan is to create jobs and enhance investment in the Gering area through direct and indirect assistance.

Tony Kaufman

Phone: (308) 436-5096
Website

1025 P Street
PO Box 687
Gering, NE 69341

City of Henderson Economic Development

The City of Henderson along with members of the industrial, business, Chamber and residential Community are dedicated to the growth and development of Henderson and the surrounding area. We work closely with the York County Development Corporation to position our community and county for growth.

City of Henderson Economic Development Information

Phone: (402) 723-5782
Website

1044 N Main Street
Henderson, NE 68371

City of Imperial Economic Development

Imperial is a progressive community home to genuine, hard working people committed to the community’s future and eager to welcome new businesses and industries into the community.

Economic Development Director

Phone: (308) 882-4368
Website

740 Court Street
PO Box 637
Imperial, NE 69033

City of Kimball Economic Development

The general intent and goal of the Kimball Economic Development Program is to establish a sustainable and diversified economy for the citizens of Kimball, Nebraska.

Annette Brower

Phone: (308) 235-3639
Website

223 South Chestnut Street
Kimball, NE 69145

City of Lexington Economic Development

The City of Lexington is committed to work with businesses to produce long-lasting relationships with long-lasting benefits.

Dennis Burnside

Phone: (308) 324-2341
Website

406 E 7th Street
Lexington, NE 68850

City of Lincoln - Purchasing - Ebid System

The Purchasing Division is responsible for administering purchasing policies, programs, and procedures for the acquisition of materials, equipment, supplies, services, and construction projects for City/County government.

City of Lincoln - Purchasing Information

Phone: (402) 441-8103
Website

440 S 8th St., Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508

City of Omaha - Human Rights and Relations Department - Small and Emerging Business (SEB) Program

The purpose of the Small and Emerging Business (SEB) Program is to stimulate the growth of small and emerging businesses in Omaha with special attention to stimulating economic growth in areas having high levels of poverty.

Karol Gonzalez Rivera

Phone: (402) 444-5066
Website

1819 Farnam Street Suite 502
Omaha, NE 68183

City of Scottsbluff Economic Development

The Economic Development Department is committed to helping you do business in Scottsbluff. Whether you need help with site selection, securing funding or managing your project, we're here for you.

Sharaya Toof

Phone: (308) 632-0052
Website

2525 Circle Drive
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

City of Sidney & Cheyenne County Economic Development

The City of Sidney is dedicated to creating a strong economic foundation for the community.

Economic Development Director

Phone: (308) 254-8455
Website

1115 13th Avenue
Sidney, NE 69162

City of Superior - Economic Development

Superior is a community of approximately 2,000 people but the hub for a radius of 30 miles. Ideally located on the intersection of Nebraska Highway 14 and 8, it is only 22 miles west of U.S. Highway 81 and 60 miles south of Nebraska's Interstate 80.

Mary Scroggins

Phone: (402) 879-4713
Website

135 West 4th Street
Superior, NE 68978

City of Tilden Economic Development

Tilden Economic Development provides business support programs through LB840 programs.

Bobbi Pettit

Phone: (308) 455-3528
Website

205 South Center St.
PO Box 37
Tilden, NE 68781

Closing Your Business in Nebraska - Nebraska Department of Revenue

Guidance is provided to current business owners seeking to close a business in Nebraska.

Closing Your Business Information

Phone: (402) 471-5729
Website

Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508

Code Black

Code Black is a training and mentoring organization preparing the global majority for technology.

David Pollock

Phone: (402) 515-8865
Website

12120 Shamrock Plz Ste 200
Omaha, Ne 68154

College of Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) - Bellevue University

Whether you are seeking continuing education for your own career or your workforce, Bellevue University can fill the need with training and professional education services.

Trisha Greguras

Phone: (402) 557-7286
Website

1000 Galvin Road South
Bellevue, NE 68005

Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the economic well-being and quality of life in the Columbus Area.

Dawson Brunswick

Phone: (402) 564-2769
Website

753 33rd Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601

Columbus Area Future Fund

Supporting the current and emerging needs of Columbus, Nebraska, and the surrounding area. An affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation.

Deb Loseke

Phone: (402) 606-6783
Website

P.O. Box 1734
Columbus, NE 68602

Columbus Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 564-7116
Website

2504 14th Street
Columbus, NE 68602

Communities for Kids (C4K) - Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

The Communities for Kids (C4K) initiative was created in response to community requests for assistance with shortages of high-quality early care and education programs — shortages that both impact children’s optimal development and pose a challenge for communities hoping to attract and retain the viable workforce they need to thrive.

Marti Beard

Phone: (402) 476-9401
Website

215 Centennial Mall South
Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508

Community Development Resources

It is the mission of Community Development Resources to create economic opportunity and strong communities by providing capital and technical assistance to develop and fortify small businesses.

Mitch Elam

Phone: (402) 436-2387
Website


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Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - East Central Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Maria Cantu - Hines

Phone: (308) 390-8015
Website

400 Hawkeye
Osceola, NE 68651

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Eastern Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Tyler Quick

Phone: (402) 426-9455
Website

597 Grant Street, Suite 200
Blair, NE 68008

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Northern Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Jordan Grummert Rasmussen

Phone: (308) 346-4200
Website

250 South 8th Avenue
PO Box 638
Burwell, NE 68823

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Southeast Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Ben McShane-Jewell

Phone: (402) 269-2301
Website

620 1st Street
Syracuse, NE 68446

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Southern Panhandle

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Jamie Bright

Phone: (308) 254-4455
Website

920 Jackson Street
PO Box 356
Sidney, NE 69162

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Southern Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Jason Tuller

Phone: (402) 768-7212
Website

225 North 4th Street
Room 104
Hebron, NE 68370

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Southwest Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Brandi Hagemann

Phone: (308) 345-3390
Website

1400 W 5th Street Ste 2
Mc Cook, NE 69001

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Statewide

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Marilyn Schlake

Phone: (402) 472-4138
Website

1625 Arbor Drive, Filley Hall (FYH) 58B
Lincoln, NE 68583

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - West Central Region

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Community Economic Development serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Shawn Kaskie

Phone: (308) 872-6831
Website

431 South 10th Street
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Community Engagement Partnership Initiative (CEPI) - University of Nebraska Omaha

The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) Community Engagement Partnership Initiative (CEPI) is a UNO student-developed tool that collects and showcases meaningful partnerships through individual projects.

Robyn Loos

Phone: (402) 554-2173
Website

6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Comprehensive Business Valuation - Nebraska Business Development Center - Statewide

Affordable comprehensive business valuation reports for lenders and sellers, certified and SBA-approved. These are robust reports with detailed company, financial, market, industry, GIS and valuation information. NBDC has provided professional valuation services throughout Nebraska since 2006.

Odee Ingersoll

Phone: (308) 865-8344
Website

University of Nebraska Kearney, 1917 West 24th Street
West Center Building, Room 127E
Kearney, NE 68849

Construction Contractors Tax Information - Nebraska Department of Revenue

For the Department of Revenue, a contractor may choose how they want to pay sales and use tax on the building materials they annex into real property. There are three options available to the contractor for the taxation of building materials. Information guides explaining each of these options are available on the main Construction Contractor page.

Construction Contractors Information

Phone: (402) 471-5729
Website

Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508

Contractor Registration - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

The Department of Labor and the Department of Revenue share a combined Contractor Registration Database (Database) which serves unique purposes of each of these agencies. The Nebraska Contractor Registration Act requires contractors and subcontractors doing business in Nebraska to register in this Database.

Registration Information

Phone: (402) 471-2239
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Corporate & Business Search - Nebraska Secretary of State

A free search of the Corporate and Business database for information on all entities, trade names, trademarks, and service marks. From here you can order Certificates of Good Standing and copies of filed documents.

Corporate and Business Filings Assistance

Phone: (402) 471-2554
Website

1201 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

Corporate Learning Solutions – Bellevue University

We help companies and organizations build their leadership pipelines and develop innovative talent strategies with powerful metrics to back it up.

Trisha Greguras

Phone: (402) 557-7286
Website

1000 Galvin Road South
Bellevue, NE 68005

Cottage Food Law - Nebraska Regional Food Systems Initiative - Nebraska Extension

In 2019, Nebraska passed a bill (LB 304) allowing individuals to sell homemade foods already authorized for sale at farmers’ markets directly to consumers at the producer’s home, fairs, festivals, other public events or online for pick-up or delivery—all within the state of Nebraska.

Cottage Food Law Information

Phone: (402) 472-2966
Website

211 Agricultural Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583

Cozad Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 784-3930
Website

208 West 8th Street
PO Box 261
Cozad, NE 69130

Cozad Development Corporation

Cozad Development Corporation offers an array of services to startups or businesses wishing to expand.

Jen McKeone

Phone: (308) 784-8006
Website

121 West 9th Street
Cozad, NE 69130

Creative Production Lab (CPL) - University of Nebraska at Omaha

The Creative Production Lab is an open-access library service where patrons can receive one-on-one help to explore their creative interests and learn how to use cutting-edge hardware and software.

Charles Fisher

Phone: (402) 554-2542
Website

Main Floor Criss Library
248 CL
Omaha, NE 68182

Credit Building Program - Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF)

This program is designed to assist clients in building credit as an asset. Learn how to change the status of your credit score by certified credit counseling at no charge.

Credit Building Program Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500
Website

330 North Oakland Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Cuming County Economic Development

Cuming County Economic Development is a county-wide economic development organization that works to create opportunities for businesses to start, grow, or move to Cuming County, Nebraska.

David Branch

Phone: (402) 372-6001
Website

200 South Lincoln Street
PO Box 17
West Point, NE 68788

Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC)

CEDC provides leadership to facilitate the retention, expansion, formation, attraction and revitalization of business in Custer County.

Executive Director

Phone: (402) 922-0774
Website

805 South F Street
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Customized Job Training - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

We want to ensure Nebraska’s workforce is prepared to meet the challenges of tomorrow. The Customized Job Training (CJT) grant program provides assistance for employee training to businesses that create or retain quality jobs in Nebraska.

Rose Baker

Phone: (402) 471-1559
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
Lincoln, NE 68521

Dairy Regulations, Permits, & Forms - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

The Dairy Division conducts on-site inspections of dairy farms, milk haulers, manufacturing plants, and fluid milk bottling plants. This completes a comprehensive inspection program that goes from the farm to the consumer. Both the Grade A program and the manufacturing program are carried on primarily to assure the safe and wholesome supply of dairy products for the consumer.

Dairy Regulations & Permits Information

Phone: (402) 471-3422
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute - University of Nebraska

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska was founded in 2010 by the Robert B. Daugherty Foundation to address the global challenge of achieving food security with less stress on water resources through improved water management in agricultural and food systems.

Nick Brozovic

Phone: (402) 472-5398
Website

Innovation Commons
2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68583

Dawson Area Development

Dawson County is a great place to start, expand or relocate your business to. From our skilled workforce to our diverse list of industries in the area, any business can find a home here.

Dawson Area Director

Phone: (308) 217-0005
Website

1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Suite 5
Lexington, NE 68850

Design Studio - Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Design Studio serves as a connection point between academia and industry, creating a unique opportunity for our partners to engage some of the brightest minds on campus and leverage the value of a Big 10 research institution. Each year Design Studio engages industry partners who provide complex problems for which our student teams develop software solutions using industry best practices in software engineering and business development.

Jody Myers

Phone: (402) 472-6000
Website

123 Kauffman Center
Lincoln, NE 68588

Developing Youth Talent Initiative - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI) creates collaboration between Nebraska businesses and public schools. The DYTI exposes students to careers in Manufacturing and Information Technology (IT) to support a youth talent pipeline for these industries in the state.

Rose Baker

Phone: (402) 471-1559
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Development Financing - Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA)

Develop Nebraska with NIFA! Promoting the development of affordable rental housing for low to moderate-income Nebraskans.

Development Financing Information

Phone: (402) 434-3900
Website

1230 “O” Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508

Disaster Education - Nebraska Extension

Nebraska Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans prepare for and recover from disasters.

Ashley Mueller

Phone: (402) 472-2561
Website

117 Human Science Building
East Campus
Lincoln, NE 68583

Disaster Resource Center - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The Disaster Resource Center provides information on how to prepare, recover and build long-term resilience during disasters and emergencies.

USDA Information

Phone: (202) 720-2791
Website


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Division of Biomechanics and Research Development - University of Nebraska Omaha

Housed within the Center is the Machining and Prototyping Research Core. The Machining and Prototyping Research Core involves the use of three major facilities within the University of Nebraska at Omaha Biomechanics Research Building: The Machine Shop, Electronics Workshop, and the 3D Printing Laboratory.

Nick Stergiou

Phone: (402) 554-3247
Website

6001 Dodge Street
BRB 214
Omaha, NE 68182

Do Space

Do Space is a technology library open to everyone in Omaha. We provide free access to the latest software, devices, and ultra-fast internet. Our programs and events will provide the support you need to help make you future-ready.

Do Space

Phone: (402) 819-4022
Website

5111 N 90th Street
Omaha, NE 68134

Downtown Lincoln Association

Founded in 1967, the Downtown Lincoln Association was originally established as a merchants’ association by downtown retailers who recognized the need for an organization to serve downtown’s unique needs.

Downtown Lincoln Association Information

Phone:
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Dundee Venture Capital

Dundee Venture Capital was established to fund entrepreneurs building tech startups in cities like Omaha. With 45 investments and $50M across two funds, the focus is on partnering early with talented tech entrepreneurs in underserved capital markets and working closely with them to build a better future.

Mark Hasebroock

Phone:
Website

3717 Harney Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Dundy County Chamber of Commerce and Development

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 423-5210
Website

PO Box 661
Benkelman, NE 69021

e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Formerly known as the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems helps communities and regions connect, learn, and share best practices for building sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems across North America.

Don Macke

Phone: (402) 323-7336
Website

3833 Dudley Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

Early Childhood Training Center - Nebraska Department of Education

The Early Childhood Training Center, part of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Early Childhood, provides the state leadership for the Early Learning Connection, Nebraska’s early childhood professional development system.

Early Childhood Training Center

Phone: (402) 557-6880
Website

6949 South 110th Street
La Vista, NE 68128

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Central

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Alexandra Dillon

Phone: (308) 698-1986
Website

PO Box 850
Kearney, NE 68848

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - High Plains

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Cheryl Roche

Phone: (308) 284-8481 Ext: 2204
Website

314 West 1st Street
Ogallala, NE 69153

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Northern

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Erika Fink

Phone: (402) 287-2061
Website

211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Omaha

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Jennifer Haggart

Phone: (402) 597-4991
Website

6949 South 110th Street
La Vista, NE 68128

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Panhandle

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Nora Robinson

Phone: (308) 254-4677
Website

1114 Toledo Street
Sidney, NE 69162

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Platte Valley

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Angel Mayberry

Phone: (402) 564-5753
Website

2657 44th Avenue
Columbus, NE 68601

Early Learning Connection (ELC) - Nebraska Department of Education - Southeast

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection (ELC) is an integrated system of early childhood professional development. The ELC consists of a statewide hub at the Early Childhood Training Center and seven regional Early Learning Connection partnerships, along with other state and regional partners.

Cara Small

Phone: (402) 761-3341
Website

210 5th Street
Milford, NE 68405

Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR)- University of Nebraska Lincoln

ENREC was created in 2016 to meet the diverse needs of Nebraska's rural sector and its growing urban population through the integration of research efforts and valuable programming of Nebraska Extension. ENREC includes the Northeast and Southeast Extension Districts. A third district, the Metro Extension District, was developed to more fully meet the needs of our highly populated urban counties.

Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center

Phone: (402) 624-8037
Website

1071 County Road G
Ithaca, NE 68033

eCAMP (Commerce Acceleration and Mentorship Program) - Proven Ventures

eCAMP kicks off with a 4-week immersive bootcamp. During this phase, you'll dive deep into vital areas like market research, digital marketing, customer service, and data analytics. Select startups that exhibit the most potential will be chosen to secure growth capital and continue on the 8-week journey.

Erica Wassinger

Phone:
Website

1004 Farnam Street, Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

ECHO Collective - The Refinery

ECHO Collective empowers communities through her opportunities. Our flagship program, The Refinery, provides refugee and immigrant women the opportunity to achieve independence and social capital through business education and mentorships.

Kelly Ross

Phone: (402) 413-6381
Website

2124 Y St
Suite 131
Lincoln, NE 68503

Economic Development - Business Retention and Expansion - Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)- Jason Esser

The OPPD Economic Development team assists businesses in a number of developmental areas. We can provide information on taxes, transportation, incentives, energy costs and a host of other factors.

Jason Esser

Phone: (531) 226-3710
Website

444 South 16th Street
2E/EP2
Omaha, NE 68102

Economic Development - Dawson Public Power District

Dawson PPD is committed to improving its communities and bringing new jobs and opportunities to the District’s service area. To accomplish this, Dawson PPD partners with some of the top organizations to provide services that help communities and businesses thrive.

Dave Behle

Phone: (308) 324-2386
Website

75191 Road 433
PO Box 777
Lexington, NE 68850

Economic Development - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) - Lincoln

Our economic development team prepares and strengthens communities while focusing on business retention, expansion and attraction activities.

Rick Nelson

Phone: (308) 627-6746
Website

1327 H Street, Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68508

Economic Development - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) - Norfolk

Our economic development team prepares and strengthens communities while focusing on business retention, expansion and attraction activities.

Lyndsy Jenness

Phone: (402) 580-1492
Website

1200 South Chestnut Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Economic Development - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) - Ogallala

Our economic development team prepares and strengthens communities while focusing on business retention, expansion and attraction activities.

Brian Vasa

Phone: (308) 284-8820
Website

202 South Spruce Street
Ogallala, NE 69153

Economic Development - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) - O’Neill

Our economic development team prepares and strengthens communities while focusing on business retention, expansion and attraction activities.

Nicole Sedlacek

Phone: (402) 563-5534
Website

204 East Hynes Street
O"Neill, NE 68763

Economic Development - Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) - Brook Aken

Our collaborative, innovative economic development team works with and for organizations to find the ideal combination of location, rates, and resources.

Brook Aken

Phone: (531) 226-3728
Website

444 South 16th Street Mall
Omaha, NE 68102

Economic Development - Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) - Devin Meisinger

Our collaborative, innovative economic development team works with and for organizations to find the ideal combination of location, rates, and resources.

Devin Meisinger

Phone: (531) 226-3729
Website

444 South 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Economic Development - Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) - James Caraway II

Our collaborative, innovative economic development team works with and for organizations to find the ideal combination of location, rates, and resources.

James Caraway II

Phone: (531) 226-2125
Website

444 South 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Economic Development Council of Buffalo County

Since its inception nearly four decades ago, the Development Council remains committed to the economic growth of Kearney and Buffalo County. Our staff is ready to answer the call, setting the steady pace of economic growth that our businesses and residents have enjoyed for decades.

Buffalo County Economic Development

Phone: (308) 237-9346
Website

1007 2nd Avenue
Kearney, NE 68848

eKitchen – Food Entrepreneur Incubator - Twin Cities Development Association, Inc. (TCD)

The TCD kitchen is a food entrepreneur incubator. Created to nurture start-up food companies, the kitchen offers a quality commercial-grade space for food preparation, packaging, and marketing without the costs of a commercial location that may be a barrier for start-up companies. Twin Cities Development (TCD) is the economic development organization for the communities of Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Bayard, and Terrytown in Scotts Bluff County in Western Nebraska.

Anthony Gurrola

Phone: (308) 633-2899
Website

2350 Five Rocks Road
Gering, NE 69341

El Centro de las Américas

n the last 35 years, El Centro de las Américas has provided services in the areas of education, family support, youth empowerment, health, and general client support.

El Centro de las Américas

Phone: (402) 474-3950
Website

210 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Elevator

We accelerate the growth and development of e-commerce entrepreneurs with an engaging and collaborative community-oriented co-warehousing space.

Levi Cermak

Phone: (402) 502-0347
Website

1402 Jones Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Employer Identification Number (EIN) - Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

An EIN, or Employer Identification Number, is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to businesses operating in the United States. It is used for tax filing and reporting purposes, allowing the IRS to identify and track a business entity accurately.

EIN Information

Phone:
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Energizing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (e3) - Sidney/Cheyenne County

Energizing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (E3) is strengthening six Greater Nebraska hometowns through extensive training, education and peer learning opportunities.

Alisha Juelfs

Phone: (308) 249-7446

371 College Drive
Sidney, NE 69162

Engler Entrepreneurship Program - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Engler exists to embolden our people on the courageous pursuit of their purpose, through the art and practice of entrepreneurship.

Tom Field

Phone: (402) 472-5643
Website

UNL East Campus
201AF Dinsdale Learning Commons
Lincoln, NE 68583

Entrepeneurs' Organization Nebraska Chapter

Entrepeneurs Organization (EO) is a community of entrepreneurs—leaders, founders, builders and changemakers—who are dedicated to moving the world forward by helping each other unlock their full potential.

Jason Koranda

Phone: (402) 507-7972
Website

500 Montgomery Street
Suite 700
Alexandria, VA 22314

Entrepreneur & Community Coaching Network - Center for Rural Affairs

We are unapologetically rural. We stand up for the small family farmer and rancher, new business owner, and rural communities. For more than 45 years, we've been a leading force engaging people to build a better rural future. We live this work. Welcome to our rural revolution.

Sandra Renner

Phone: (402) 687-2100 Ext: 1009
Website

145 Main Street
PO Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038

Entrepreneur and Business Startup Program - TCD eCenter - Twin Cities Development Association, Inc. (TCD)

The Twin Cities Development (TCD) eCenter assists existing and startup companies and entrepreneurs by providing resources and assistance in accessing various services. Twin Cities Development (TCD) is the economic development organization for the communities of Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Bayard, and Terrytown in Scotts Bluff County in Western Nebraska.

Anthony Gurrola

Phone: (308) 633-2899
Website

1620 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Entrepreneur Journey - No More Empty Pots

The Entrepreneur Journey is a community-funded program to ensure that small business owners and aspiring business owners have access to the Ecosystem of Resources they need to reach their goals.

Entrepreneur Journey Information

Phone: (402) 502-1642
Website

8501 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112

Entrepreneur Specialist Career Certificate - Metropolitan Community College

Metropolitan Community College is a comprehensive, full-service public community college supported by the taxpayers of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties.

Deb Gaspard

Phone: (531) 622-8255
Website

30th and Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111

Entrepreneur's Education Collaborative (EEC)

The Entrepreneur’s Education Collaborative (EEC) creates, promotes, and encourages educational opportunities for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs in Omaha and the surrounding Nebraska region.

EEC Information

Phone:
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Entrepreneurial Communities Activation Process (ECAP) - Nebraska Extension

Strengthening quality of life and creating a better place to live, work and play is the long term goal of ECAP. Through discovery and a series of conversations, community members will identify strategies to develop and enhance their future. The process encourages entrepreneurial thinking.

Marilyn Schlake

Phone: (402) 472-4138
Website

Filley Hall 58C
Lincoln, NE 68503

Entrepreneurship - Doane University

At Doane University, students have the opportunity to enroll in entrepreneurship classes to obtain a minor or certificate in Entrepreneurship. We also offer experiential programming to encourage business startups.

Lisa Tschauner

Phone: (402) 984-4260
Website

1014 Boswell Ave
Crete, NE 68516

Entrepreneurship Center - Central Community College - Columbus

The Entrepreneurship Center is an integral part of the CCC Foundation and CCC. It is under the general direction of a board of directors and staffed by part-time directors. The Entrepreneurship Center partners with several local, state and federal development groups and organizations in providing services.

Kelli Faltys

Phone: (402) 562-1242
Website

4500 63rd Street
Columbus, NE 68602

Entrepreneurship Center - Central Community College - Grand Island

The Entrepreneurship Center is an integral part of the CCC Foundation and CCC. It is under the general direction of a board of directors and staffed by part-time directors. The Entrepreneurship Center partners with several local, state and federal development groups and organizations in providing services.

Aimee Steinhardt-Duysen

Phone: (308) 398-7520
Website

407 W 3rd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801

Entrepreneurship Center - Central Community College - Hastings

The Entrepreneurship Center is an integral part of the CCC Foundation and CCC. It is under the general direction of a board of directors and staffed by part-time directors. The Entrepreneurship Center partners with several local, state and federal development groups and organizations in providing services.

Aimee Steinhardt-Duysen

Phone: (308) 398-7520
Website

550 South Technical Boulevard
Hastings, NE 68902

Entrepreneurship Center - Central Community College - Kearney

The Entrepreneurship Center is an integral part of the CCC Foundation and CCC. It is under the general direction of a board of directors and staffed by part-time directors. The Entrepreneurship Center partners with several local, state and federal development groups and organizations in providing services.

Aimee Steinhardt-Duysen

Phone: (308) 398-7520
Website

1215 30th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68848

Entrepreneurship Center - Southeast Community College - Lincoln

Southeast is a vibrant two-year public institution of higher education serving a primary area of 15 counties in southeast Nebraska: York, Fillmore, Thayer, Seward, Saline, Jefferson, Saunders, Lancaster, Gage, Cass, Johnson, Otoe, Pawnee, Nemaha and Richardson.

Amy Jurgens

Phone: (402) 323-3406
Website

285 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510

Entrepreneurship Courses - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Whether you are a first-year student or a business professional, you can benefit from entrepreneurship courses offered at every level. Experience theory and practice in and out of the classroom with respected faculty and successful business owners.

Undergraduate Education

Phone: (402) 472-4030
Website

221 Seaton Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588

Entrepreneurship Education Microgrant Program - NETForce

Microgrant funds are available to organizations helping to build Nebraska’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through assistance and education to youth and/or adult entrepreneurs.

Marilyn Schlake

Phone:
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Entrepreneurship Investigation (ESI) - Nebraska Extension Entrepreneurship and Education - Statewide

EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) is an exciting, interactive, and comprehensive curriculum project designed for youth, ages 10-19. ESI uses a variety of tools to help participants develop their entrepreneurial skills and find their business niche. Through exciting activities, case studies and current technology, participants are transformed into budding entrepreneurs!

Jacie Milius

Phone: (402) 225-2381
Website


Beatrice, NE 68310

Executive and Professional Development Online Programs - University of Nebraska at Omaha

UNO's Executive and Professional Development program collaborates with ed2go, Cengage and MindEdge to provide an extensive range of online courses and programs tailored to meet the demands of the current job market. These courses offer the opportunity to acquire the skills you need or enrich your existing skillset. With flexible scheduling options, you can engage in professional development at your convenience.

Kim Harter

Phone: (402) 554-2448
Website

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Mammel Hall
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Exit and Succession Planning - Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)

Business exit or transition planning for business owners who want to begin executing an exit from their business. NBDC’s program doesn’t replace owner advisors. We make everything the owner and their advisors do more valuable.

Odee Ingersoll

Phone: (308) 865-8344
Website

University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1917 West 24th Street
West Center Building, Room 127E
Kearney, NE 68849

Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM)

The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) is the official export credit agency of the U.S supporting American created to support U.S. jobs through exports.

Denis Griffin

Phone: (612) 348-1213
Website

330 2nd Avenue South, Suite 410
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Fairbury Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 729-3000
Website

518 E Street
Fairbury, NE 68352

Fairbury Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 729-2843
Website

601 7th Street
Fairbury, NE 68352

Falls City Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 245-4228
Website

1705 Stone Street
Falls City, NE 68355

Falls City Economic Development and Growth Enterprise, Inc. (EDGE)

Falls City EDGE is a 501(C)6 nonprofit/private corporation that encourages economic development and growth to improve the business conditions of the greater Falls City, Nebraska area.

Lucas Froeschl

Phone: (402) 245-2105
Website

1705 Stone Street
PO Box 574
Falls City, NE 68355

Farm and Ranch Project - Legal Aid of Nebraska

Legal Aid of Nebraska’s Farm and Ranch Project offers free services to individuals and families throughout rural Nebraska, with a particular (though not exclusive) emphasis on agriculture.

Farm and Ranch Information

Phone: (800) 464-0258
Website

The Douglas Building
209 South 19th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Farm Loan Assistance Tool - Farm Service Agency - USDA

Check your eligibility for FSA loans, discover the various FSA loan products, learn about documentation
requirements, and follow easy to understand instructions when completing the loan application forms.

Farm Loan Assistance Tool Information

Phone: (202) 720-2791
Website


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Farm Loan Programs - Farm Service Agency - USDA

The Farm Service Agency offers loans to help farmers and ranchers get the financing they need to start, expand or maintain a family farm.

Tim Divis

Phone: (402) 437-5581
Website

7131 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

Farm Service Agency - USDA

Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

Tim Divis

Phone: (402) 437-5581
Website

7131 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

Farm/Ranch Succession and Transfer Education - Nebraska Extension

Help farms, ranches, businesses, and entrepreneurs improve skills for good family communications/relations, and emphasizing the importance of having a succession/transition plan.

Allan Vyhnalek

Phone: (402) 472-1771
Website

303 Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583

Farmers.gov Tools - USDA

Farmers.gov local dashboards provide farming data and USDA resources for your state and county.

Farmers.gov Information

Phone: (202) 720-2791
Website


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Federal Fidelity Bond Program - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

The Federal Fidelity Bonding Program is a unique hiring tool that provides employers insurance coverage for former offenders during the first six months of employment or job promotion.

Federal Fidelity Bond Information

Phone: (402) 471-9000
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

FICA Tax - Social Security Administration

FICA stands for the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. It refers to payroll taxes withheld from employees' paychecks to fund the Social Security and Medicare programs.

FICA Tax Information

Phone: (800) 772-1213
Website


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Fillmore County Development Corporation

Fillmore County Development Corporation (FCDC) is a nonprofit corporation that fosters economic development within the county and local communities.

Development Director

Phone: (402) 759-1572
Website

1032 G Street
Geneva, NE 68361

First Five Nebraska - Business & Economic Leaders

First Five Nebraska is a team of public policy, data analysis and communications professionals focused on advancing high-quality early care and learning opportunities for Nebraska’s youngest children.

Mike Feeken

Phone: (402) 417-9256
Website

301 South 13th Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, NE 68508

Food Establishment Inspection & Permit - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Interested in becoming a licensed food establishment? No person shall operate a food establishment without a valid permit which sets forth the types of operation occurring within the establishment. Food establishments must be in compliance with the Nebraska Food Code. Food processing plants must comply with the Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food found in 21 C.F.R. part 110

Food Establishment Inspection Information

Phone: (402) 471-3422
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68521

Food Innovation Center - Nebraska Innovation Campus

The NIC Food Innovation Center is a 178,000 square-foot complex serving private/public partnerships. The center provides world-class facilities for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Food Science and Technology Department and private companies in leased space. It features wet/dry lab research space, food grade/non-food grade pilot plant space, a state-of-the-art distance education classroom and office space.

Kate Engel

Phone: (402) 472-5535
Website

2021 Transformation Drive, Suite 2220
Lincoln, NE 68508

Food Inspector Lookup Tool - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Find the Food Inspector assigned to your area

Food Inspector Information

Phone: (402) 471-3422
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Food Processing Center - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Food Processing Center is a multi-disciplinary resource for the food industry, providing a combination of consulting, educational, technical, and business development services. The Center provides a wide range of customizable services, all delivered in a confidential, price-competitive, and timely manner.

Terry Howell

Phone: (402) 472-2142
Website

271 Food Innovation Center
Lincoln, NE 68588

Foreign Labor Certification - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

Prior to bringing foreign workers into the US, employers must file a labor certification application with the National Processing Center (NPC) in Chicago (temporary) or Atlanta (for permanent workers).

Foreign Labor Information

Phone: (402) 471-9000
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Forms and Fee Information - Nebraska Secretary of State

Access a list of Secretary of State business entity filing types with any available forms and filing fees.

Forms and Fee Information

Phone: (402) 471-2554
Website

1201 N Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

FranNet of The Heartland

As franchise broker consultants, we provide Nebraskans education about the franchise world, assistance determining if franchise ownership is the right fit, and identify franchise businesses that offer the best opportunity for success.

Blake Martin

Phone: (402) 415-3651
Website

12020 Shamrock Plaza
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68154

Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 721-2641
Website

128 East 6th Street
Fremont, NE 68025

FSA Online Data Resources - Farm Services Agency - USDA

Use the search feature for FSA data resources by category or program.

FSA Online Data Resources Information

Phone: (202) 720-2791
Website

1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

Fullerton Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 367-7796
Website

PO Box 708
Fullerton, NE 68638

Fullerton Area Economic Development Corporation (FAEDC)

Please feel free to contact John Sullivan, Kurt Pickrel, Dan Cornwell or Allen Chlopek for questions concerning various Economic Development programs.

Kurt Pickrel

Phone: (308) 536-2492
Website

903 Broadway Street
Fullerton, NE 68638

FUSE Coworking

FUSE Coworking is a space for the Lincoln community to connect and create new ideas through collaboration, fostering continued growth and sustainability in our entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Brent Lucke

Phone: (402) 323-3118
Website

151 North 8th Street
Suite 500
Lincoln, NE 68508

Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage)

Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) is located in Gage County, Nebraska in the city of Beatrice. NGage is a county-wide economic development group.

NGage Information

Phone: (402) 228-5869
Website


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Gateway Development Corporation

Founded in 1989, Gateway Development Corporation was organized to help Washington County, Nebraska grow through recruitment and business development of commercial and industrial enterprises in the Greater Omaha Metro.

Janelle Taylor

Phone: (402) 850-3484
Website

1646 Washington Street
Blair, NE 68008

Global Market Finder - United States Census Bureau - Denver Regional Office

The Global Market Finder (GMF) is an interactive data visualization tool designed to help businesses learn more about products exported from the United States and their foreign destinations.

International Trade Desk

Phone: (800) 549-0595
Website

6950 West Jefferson Avenue
Suite 250
Denver, CO 80235

Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce serving the city of Gothenburg and surrounding area.

Deb Egenberger

Phone: (308) 537-3505
Website

1001 Lake Avenue
Gothenburg, NE 69138

Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation

The Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation (GIAEDC) focuses on new business attraction and local business expansion and efficiency, regardless of size or scope. The GIAEDC concentrates on wealth-producing business opportunities and has the ability to offer LB840 job incentive funds.

Executive Director

Phone: (308) 381-7500
Website

123 North Locust Street, Suite 201B
PO Box 1151
Grand Island, NE 68801

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 382-9210
Website

309 West 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68802

Grand Island Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 385-5333
Website

1124 West 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801

Great Plains ADA Center

The Great Plains ADA Center provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws to our service region (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska).

Great Plains ADA Center Information

Phone: (800) 949-4232
Website

100 Corporate Lake Drive
Columbia, MO 65203

Greater Fremont Development Council

Fremont, Nebraska is a prosperous, strong and proud community with a fortunate proximity to Omaha, surrounded by the convergence of abundant natural resources, an enterprising spirit and Nebraska values, so you and your business can easily connect to what matters to you. The Greater Fremont Development Council is dedicated to economic development and economic growth throughout our local area.

Council Information

Phone: (402) 753-8126
Website

1005 E 23rd Street
Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025

Greater Omaha Chamber

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Information

Phone: (402) 346-5000
Website

808 Conagra Drive
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

Greater Omaha WorkLab

Greater Omaha WorkLab (GrOW) is the newest operating member in the Worklab Innovations national nonprofit network that brings together businesses and community resources to enact new ideas and spread solutions.

Chad Mares

Phone: (402) 676-0815
Website

808 Conagra Drive
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce

We are your business partner in the Gretna School District. Our mission is to CHAMPION business growth by promoting and supporting our members and community as a whole. If you are located in 68028 or 68136, let us help you "Grow with Gretna!"

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 332-3535
Website

798 Village Square
Gretna, NE 68028

Grit Road Partners

AgTech Fund for the Midwest, by the Midwest

Grit Road Partners Information

Phone:
Website

1004 Farnam St STE 400
Omaha, NE 68102

Grow Grand Island

Grow Grand Island is a collaborative and comprehensive approach to growth and progress for the area.

Grow Grand Island

Phone: (308) 383-4903
Website

309 West 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68802

GROW Nebraska Foundation

We are a nonprofit educational organization, providing marketing and training to individuals and small business owners across Nebraska.

Janell Anderson Ehrke

Phone: (308) 962-6767
Website

421 West Talmadge Street
Kearney, NE 68845

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center

The GNWBC exists to provide training, technical support and mentoring for women looking to go into business in the Greater Omaha Metro Area. The GNWBC service area includes Dodge County, Douglas County, Sarpy County, Saunders County, Washington County, and Lancaster County.

Eden Butler

Phone: (402) 300-8170
Website

5752 Ames Ave
Omaha, NE 68104

Grow Sarpy

To grow and diversify Sarpy County through recruitment, expansion and development of industrial and service enterprises – creating new employment opportunities, capital investment and a broader tax base.

Laura Harrison

Phone: (402) 346-5000
Website

808 Conagra Dr., Ste. 400
Omaha, NE 68102

Hartington Economic Development Corporation

The mission of the Hartington Economic Development Corporation is to provide proactive leadership and vision for the City of Hartington that results in perpetuating short and long term sustainable economic growth through job and business growth, a competitive wage scale, suitable housing, a stable population, and fosters and preserves a high quality of life for all citizens.

Economic Development Coordinator

Phone: (402) 254-6357
Website

107 West State Street
Hartington, NE 68739

Hastings Economic Development Corporation

The Hastings Economic Development Corporation was organized in 1973 to stimulate growth in all phases of economic development: local industry, new industry, agri-business and retail.

Madison Jagels

Phone: (402) 461-8400
Website

301 S Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Hastings Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 461-2346
Website

314 N Denver Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) - Statewide

The Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) is Nebraska’s nonprofit, Primary Care Association, representing the state’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) also known as community health centers. HCAN is committed to expanding and enhancing access to quality, community-responsive care for Nebraska’s health centers. HCAN leads training and technical assistance for Nebraska’s community health centers while providing advocacy and education for the patients within their communities.

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HCAN Navigator

Phone: (402) 505-5426
Website

3929 South 147th Street, Suite 100 A
Omaha, NE 68144

Heartland Independent Business Association

Advancing a more entrepreneurial, competitive, and economically vibrant Nebraska through sound policy, advocacy, partnership, and business support.

Theresa Thibodeau

Phone: (402) 769-4422
Website

9802 Nicholas St. Suite 105
Omaha, NE 68114

Heartland Regional Food Business Center

The Heartland Regional Food Business Center helps farm and food enterprises develop local and regional food businesses and markets. Partners provide assistance from startup through growth, and also support supply chain connections.

Mary Emery

Phone:
Website

University of Nebraska Extension
1650 N 35th Street, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln, NE 68583

Henderson Chamber of Commerce

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a community and area-wide Chamber with members from several of the surrounding communities. The Henderson Chamber is a member of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Henderson Chamber of Commerce Information

Phone: (402) 723-4228
Website

1044 N. Main Street
Henderson, NE 68371

Highlander Accelerator

The Accelerator is a community building + space aimed to transform all who enter. An impressive number of organizations are housed within the building and work to connect the community through education, engagement and enrichment.

Highlander Accelerator Information

Phone: (402) 906-5518
Website

2112 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Nebraska

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 557-6262
Website

4821 S 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation (HCCDC)

Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation (HCCDC) is a community development organization in Winnebago, Nebraska. Affordable housing, community infrastructure, financial literacy, education, and project coordination.

Brian Mathers

Phone: (402) 878-2192
Website

509 Ho Chunk Plaza
Winnebago, NE 68071

HoChunk Community Capital, Inc.

Native CDFI [Community Development Financial Institution] serving the Winnebago reservation and adjacent counties with business lending and technical assistance to drive economic development.

Tony Wood

Phone: (402) 878-2192
Website

509 HoChunk Plaza N
Winnebago, NE 68071

Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce

The Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce is the collective voice of area organizations and businesses striving to help empower people, embrace opportunities, and inspire unity in the community to continue attracting next-generation leaders.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 995-4444
Website

504 4th Avenue
Holdrege, NE 68949

Holdrege Development Corporation

Holdrege Development Corporation (HDC) is a non-profit group of local investors, businesspeople, and concerned citizens dedicated to acquiring or constructing housing, rental housing, commercial buildings and related facilities.

Holdrege Development Corporation

Phone: (308) 995-8733
Website

1422 12th Avenue
Holdrege, NE 68949

Holt County Economic Development

Holt County Economic Development offers existing and start-up businesses technical assistance, education, local grant and loan assistance, business planning, location assistance, and much more to help them thrive in Holt County.

Executive Director

Phone: (402) 336-1504
Website

330 East Hancock Street
O'Neill, NE 68763

Hormel Entrepreneurship Competition - McCook Community College, a Division of Mid-Plains Community College

If you have a business idea or a plan to expand your current business, we encourage you to apply for the Hormel Business Plan Competition. One of the best ways to keep southwest Nebraska economically sustainable is to help support and develop the people and businesses we already have. Thanks to a generous donation from the Hormel family and many area sponsors, we hope to help turn YOUR dream into a reality and create a better future for you and southwest Nebraska.

Hormel Entrepreneurship Competition Information

Phone: (308) 345-8123
Website

1205 East Third St.
Mc Cook, NE 69001

How to Start a Farm: Beginning Farmers and Ranchers - USDA

New to farming? Want to learn how to start a farm? USDA can help and offers additional assistance to beginning farmers and ranchers.

Jami Thoene

Phone: (402) 443-4106
Website


Lincoln, NE 68510

Hruska Memorial Library - David City

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 367-3100
Website

399 5th Street
David City, NE 68632

Husker Venture Fund

A distinguished, hands-on investment experience for students to foster relationships in the startup community, engage with Nebraska and Midwest entrepreneurial opportunities, and fund home-grown innovative ideas and solutions.

Husker Venture Fund

Phone:
Website

730 North 14th Street
PO Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588

iEXCEL - University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

The Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning (iEXCEL) program is based on a transformative model for healthcare education, training and research using experiential learning through a wide range of simulation and visualization technologies.

Michael Hollins

Phone: (402) 836-9356
Website

986160 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

ImagiNE Nebraska - Department of Economic Development

ImagiNE Nebraska is our redesigned incentives portfolio created with small and large businesses in mind. Whether you are expanding your business or relocating to Nebraska, let us help you ImagiNE the possibilities.

imagiNE Nebraska Information

Phone: (402) 471-6336
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
Lincoln, NE 68521

Imperial Chamber of Commerce

A chamber of commerce is an organization of business owners and entrepreneurs who promote the interests of their home town local business community. We provide valuable resources, discounts and relationships to make your business a success. Join our team and enter our local community.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 882-5444
Website

824 Douglas Street
Imperial, NE 69033

Incumbent Worker Program - Heartland Workforce Solutions

Incumbent worker training under WIOA provides both workers and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce and increase both participants’ and companies’ competitiveness.

Stan Odenthal

Phone: (402) 444-4700
Website

5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON)

Our mission is to represent independent cattle producers, standing together without the influence of other industry sectors while securing a viable livelihood for present and future generations.

ICON Information

Phone: (308) 880-1505
Website

432 North 10th Avenue
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Industrial Agricultural Products Center - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR)- University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Center's mission is to improve the agricultural economy by developing new uses for biological materials: agricultural crops and residues, forestry residues, industrial residues, and food waste.

Loren Isom

Phone: (402) 472-1634
Website

3605 Fair Street
208 L.W. Chase Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583

Industry Relations - UNL Office of Research & Economic Development

Industry Relations works with companies of all sizes and UNL faculty & staff to advance public-private partnerships that involve UNL with a focus on research collaborations.

Ryan Anderson

Phone: (402) 472-4069
Website

2021 Transformation Drive
Suite 2220
Lincoln, NE 68510

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center - Western Nebraska Community College - Sidney

The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center helps entrepreneurs start new businesses in the Cheyenne County area.

Paula Abbott

Phone: (308) 254-7404
Website

371 College Drive
Sidney, NE 69162

Innovation & Technology - Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)

Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) helps companies build successful businesses around their innovative ideas.

Josh Nichol-Caddy

Phone: (402) 554-4092
Website

6708 Pine Street, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

Innovation Station

A place where Cuming County and our future entrepreneurs can grow.

David Branch

Phone: (402) 372-6001
Website

122 North Main Street
West Point, NE 68788

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

In the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) we are all about people, and the food, water and natural resources that sustain them.

IANR Information

Phone: (402) 472-2871
Website

3550 East Campus Loop
AGH 300
Lincoln, NE 68583

Insurtech on the Silicon Prairie

A conference bringing national experts, companies and regulators to Nebraska with a focus on the rapidly changing insurance landscape and technology.

Insurtech on the Silicon Prairie Information

Phone: (402) 471-2201
Website

1135 M Street #300
Lincoln, NE 68508

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury that is responsible for administering and enforcing federal tax laws.

IRS Information

Phone: (800) 829-4933
Website

1111 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20224

International Trade - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s international trade team assists Nebraska businesses in entering new international markets and expanding sales in current export markets.

Colby Angst

Phone: (800) 426-6505
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
Lincoln, NE 68521

International Trade Program - Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)

We work with small businesses who are keen on exploring global opportunities. We assist in identifying global markets and market entry strategies.

Alan Martinez

Phone: (402) 554-2521
Website

6708 Pine Street, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

internNE, Powered by Aksarben

Join the revolutionary internship movement in Nebraska. Empower your business with grants and provide students with elevated internship experiences.

Grace Kane

Phone: (402) 554-9600
Website

2120 South 72nd Street, Suite 800
Omaha, NE 68124

Intersect Coworking and Incubator

A coworking space and business incubator for Norfolk and Northeast Nebraska's entrepreneurs, creatives, professionals, and side-hustlers. Providing members a professional work setting and business resources to move their business to the next level.

Emma Bennett

Phone: (308) 216-1449
Website

509 West Norfolk Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

INVENTURE Day - Nebraska 4-H Extension - Statewide

During the entrepreneurial field day - INVENTURE Day - students familiarize themselves with local businesses and business owners, and identify potential entrepreneurial careers.

Tayler Wickham

Phone: (402) 444-7804
Website


Blair, NE 68008

Invest Nebraska

Invest Nebraska provides operational assistance and seed capital, develops entrepreneurial/innovation ecosystems, and collaborates with public and private partners across the state to create jobs and ensure prosperity.

Nichole MacDonald

Phone: (402) 742-7860
Website

801 R Street
Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68508

Jacht Ad Agency

We’re award-winning. We’re driven. We’re students. Jacht is an advertising agency with a youthful edge that creates strategic and fresh work for our clients.

Jacht Ad Agency Information

Phone: (402) 472-3528
Website

151 North 8th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Kaneko - UNO Creativity Library

The KANEKO-UNO Library is a unique space for study, research, and investigation that seeks to inspire people to expand their awareness and knowledge in an atmosphere of flexible learning and creativity.

Kaneko - UNO Creativity Library

Phone: (402) 932-3486
Website

1111 Jones Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 237-3101
Website

1007 2nd Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847

Kearney Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 233-3282
Website

2020 1st Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847

Keith County Area Development (KCAD)

Keith County Area Development is an organization formed by concerned citizens to responsibly promote new development, assist existing businesses and maintain open relationships within the community.

Mary Wilson

Phone: (308) 284-6623
Website

10 North Spruce Street, Suite C
PO Box 418
Ogallala, NE 69153

Keith County Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 284-4066
Website

119 East 2nd Street
Ogallala, NE 69153

Kimball Public Library

Kimball Public Library enriches our community by encouraging and supporting lifelong literacy and learning through free and open access to books, cultural activities and technology. We are proud to include the Kimball Makerspace for the community.

Amber Sweetland

Phone: (308) 235-4523
Website

208 South Walnut Street
Kimball, NE 69145

Kitchen Council

We provide access to a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, educational resources, a member community, events, mentorship and more.

Holly Benson Muller

Phone: (402) 233-7152
Website

1001 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Knox County Development Agency

The Knox County Development Agency was developed on September 13, 2001, through an Interlocal Cooperation Act Agreement. The purpose of the Knox County Development Agency (KCDA) was to act as a coordination, education and service organization to foster, promote, encourage, develop, research, analyze and to increase the knowledge, appreciation and practice of economic development and to help to preserve and enhance the Knox County community’s economic growth.

Stacy Miller

Phone: (402) 288-5619
Website

209 Lovell Street
PO Box 165
Center, NE 68724

La Fuente Business Center

La Fuente Business Center provides a variety of classes and business coaching for individuals who want to create a startup and achieve financial sustainability. Our classes give participants the tools, knowledge, and support they need to start a successful and sustainable business.

La Fuente Business Center Information

Phone: (402) 933-4466
Website

2401 N Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Labor Standards - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) provides information related to labor law topics, such as worker rights and state and federal compliance.

Labor Standards Information

Phone: (402) 471-9000
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68509

Latino Small Business Program - Nebraska Extension - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Latino Small Business Program offers educational programs for entrepreneurs, business counseling, connections and networking.

Sandra Barrera

Phone: (308) 385-5088
Website

3180 West Highway 34
Grand Island, NE 68801

LaunchLNK

If you're a startup who wants to build and grow your company in Lincoln, Nebraska, you may be eligible for a spot in this innovative catalyst program.

Launch LNK

Phone: (402) 436-2350
Website


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Laws and Regulations - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Statutes and regulations are made available by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture for the public's convenience

Laws and Regulations Information

Phone:
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Dixon County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Sarah Roberts

Phone: (402) 584-3830
Website

57905 866 Road
Concord, NE 68728

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Lancaster County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Jaclynn Foged

Phone: (402) 441-7180
Website

444 Cherrycreek Road
Lincoln, NE 68528

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Adams County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Lynn DeVries

Phone: (402) 461-7209
Website

2975 South Baltimore Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Cedar County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Jackie Steffen

Phone: (402) 254-6821
Website

101 East Centre
Hartington, NE 68739

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Dawes County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Erin Kampbell

Phone: (308) 432-3373
Website

250 Main Street
Suite 8
Chadron, NE 69337

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Dodge County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Lisa Poppe

Phone: (402) 727-2775
Website

1206 West 23rd Street
Fremont, NE 68025

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Douglas-Sarpy County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Katie Krause

Phone: (402) 444-7804
Website

8015 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68124

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Holt County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

LaDonna Werth

Phone: (402) 336-2760
Website

128 North 6th Street
O"Neill, NE 68763

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Red Willow County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Tasha Wulf

Phone: (308) 345-3390
Website

1400 West 5th Street
Mc Cook, NE 69001

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Scotts Bluff County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Jacqueline Guzman

Phone: (308) 632-1480
Website

4502 Avenue
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Seward County

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Kara Kohel

Phone: (402) 643-2981
Website

322 South 14th
Seward, NE 68434

Learning Child - Early Childhood Development - Nebraska Extension - Statewide

The Learning Child team with Nebraska Extension supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives by providing information and resources about early child development. Adults play a significant role in setting the stage for young children's lifelong learning, discovery, and success. The Learning Child team is committed to working with you to support the development of young children in your care.

Linda Reddish

Phone: (402) 444-4237
Website

501 Olson Drive
Suite 5
Papillion, NE 68046

Lender Match- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Lender Match is an SBA-sponsored referral tool that aims to simplify the lending process for small businesses by matching them with potential financing options based on their needs and eligibility.

Lender Match Information

Phone: (402) 221-4691
Website

Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office - Omaha
10675 Bedford Ave., Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134

Lending Link

The mission of Lending Link is to improve your financial stability.

Lending Link Information

Phone: (402) 557-5965
Website

4706 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library - University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha

The Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library, as one of the nation’s major health science libraries, serves the information needs of UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of the state.

McGoogan Library

Phone: (402) 559-6221
Website

600 South 42nd Street
Floor 6
Omaha, NE 68198

Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (308) 324-5504
Website

1501 Plum Creek Parkway Suite 2
Lexington, NE 68850

Licensing - Division of Public Health/Licensure Unit - Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services team contributes to the lives and health of Nebraskans every day. Our mission, “Helping people live better lives,” provides the motivation to make a difference.

DHHS Licensing Information

Phone: (402) 471-2115
Website

Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, 1st Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Licensing and Branding Department - University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Each Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) partner institution utilizes its own decision-making process to determine how to grant licenses.

Lonna Henrichs

Phone: (402) 472-7693
Website

800 Stadium Drive
Lincoln, NE 68588

Licensing, Permits & Registrations - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture Licensing, Permits & Registrations web page provides access to downloadable applications and information for obtaining licenses, permits, and registrations.

Licensing, Permit & Registration Information

Phone: (402) 471-3422
Website


Lincoln, NE 68509

Lied Pierce Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 329-6324
Website

207 West Court
Pierce, NE 68787

Lied Scottsbluff Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (308) 630-6250
Website

1809 3rd Avenue
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of commerce act as catalysts for growth and prosperity for their communities. They provide critical networking opportunities for businesses at all stages.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 436-2350
Website

1128 Lincoln Mall
Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development (LPED)

The Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development (LPED) is a public-private collaboration charged with fulfilling Lincoln’s Economic Development goals. Job growth and business expansion are critical components of a vibrant and thriving community. The Lincoln Partnership is committed to supporting Lincoln’s continued success as a place of business expansion, growing talent and endless opportunities. Our primary areas of focus are Business Development, Business Retention & Expansion, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Talent Strategy in Lincoln.

Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development Information

Phone: (402) 436-2350
Website

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

Loan Program (Spanish) - Center for Rural Affairs – Central Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

3180 West Highway 34, Room 200
PO Box 294
Grand Island, NE 68802

Loan Program (Spanish) - Center for Rural Affairs – Northeast Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

PO Box 343
Columbus, NE 68602

Loan Program (Spanish) - Center for Rural Affairs – Panhandle Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

615 South Beltline Highway West, Suite 1
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Loan Program - Center for Rural Affairs - Panhandle Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

615 South Beltline Highway West
Suite 1
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Loan Program - Center for Rural Affairs – Northeast Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

PO Box 332
Norfolk, NE 68702

Loan Program - Center for Rural Affairs – Southeast Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 511
Lincoln, NE 68506

Loan Program – Center for Rural Affairs - Central Region

When a bank can’t help with dreams of homeownership or growing a business, the Center for Rural Affairs can. We offer coaching and financing to help people become homeowners and to start or grow sustainable businesses.

Lori Schrader

Phone: (402) 870-7070
Website

PO Box 1761
North Platte, NE 69103

LocationOne (LOIS) - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

Search the DED database for information about sites, buildings, and locations for businesses looking to grow.

Ashley Rice-Gerlach

Phone:
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Loup City Public Library

Public libraries are learning centers that provide information for residents to meet their personal, educational, and professional needs, including access to print materials, internet, and technology. A makerspace is available to create and learn.

Library Information

Phone: (402) 745-1589
Website

800 North 8th Street
Loup City, NE 68853

MAC Xcelerator (MAC-X) - Midlands African Chamber

The MAC Xcelerator program is an enterprise accelerator supporting startups and small businesses led by BlPOC entrepreneurs in Nebraska and the Midlands.

MAC Xcelerator Information

Phone: (402) 881-0343