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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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Lincoln, NE 68503

1 Million Cups - Omaha

A Kauffman Labs program striving to engage entrepreneurs through a weekly educational and networking program.

1 Million Cups Organizer

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1229 Millwork Ave
Omaha, NE 68102

3 Day Startup

3 Day Startup is an experiential entrepreneurship program where participants go through the initial stages of starting a business.

Andrew Zimbroff

Phone: (402) 472-5453
Website

204 HECO
UNL East Campus
Lincoln, NE 68583-0920

Accelerator Studio - NMotion

NMotion is Nebraska’s premier startup accelerator. We help founders launch new companies and accelerate the growth of existing companies through connections to mentors, customers, and investors in a compressed time schedule.

Managing Director

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151 North 8th Street
Suite 518
Lincoln, NE 68508

Ag Innovation Challenge - American Farm Bureau Federation

The Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge is a national business competition that showcases U.S. startups developing innovative solutions that address challenges facing America’s farmers, ranchers and rural communities. Launched in 2015, The Challenge was the first national business competition of its kind focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs.

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Aksarben Foundation

The Aksarben Foundation has been helping Heartland communities through grant awards, scholarships and leadership for over one-hundred and twenty years.

Aksarben Foundation Information

Phone: (402) 554-9600
Website

7101 Mercy Road, Suite 320
Omaha, NE 68106

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

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

1111 O Street, Suite 205
Lincoln, NE 68508

American Planning Association - Nebraska Chapter

The Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Nebraska) is a professional organization representing practicing planners, government officials, and citizens involved with urban, regional, and rural planning issues within the State of Nebraska.

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Annual Average Daily Traffic Counts - NebraskaMAP

NebraskaMAP is the public’s access to geospatial data in Nebraska. It is responsible for being the only authoritative clearinghouse for state government data.

Jeff Timm

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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

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 Omaha Student Chapter

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

Brandon Kreiling

Phone: (402) 554-7285
Website

Scott Campus, 1110 South 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182

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

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 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

BBCetc/SHARPhub

The SHARPhub program provides resources and assistance to help turn early-stage life sciences technologies into viable startup companies.

Marisol Rodriguez

Phone: (734) 212-2335
Website


Omaha, NE 68135

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

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)

The NIFA Beginning Farmer/Rancher Program assists farmers and ranchers to obtain agricultural loans at interest rates generally lower than the conventional farm credit markets.

Dudley Beyer

Phone: (402) 434-6931
Website

1230 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

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

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.

Matt Foley

Phone: (402) 480-5837
Website

1901 North 21st Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Blacks in Technology - Omaha

The Omaha Chapter of Blacks In Technology, a global 501(c)(3) organization, represents all of Nebraska within the world’s largest community of Black tech professionals. We provide training, education, networking, & mentorship to the community.

Blacks in Technology

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Omaha, NE 68182

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 4-H Extension - Statewide

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.

Jacie Milius

Phone: (402) 225-2381
Website


Beatrice, NE 68310

Boone County Development Agency, Inc.

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

Michelle Olson

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

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

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.

Chelsie Herian

Phone: (308) 762-1800
Website

502 Box Butte Avenue
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 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

Burlington Capital Ag-Venture

Ag-tech fund for the Midwest, by the Midwest. Working directly with producers to identify problems in the agriculture value chain and collaborate in developing innovative solutions.

Burlington Capital Ag-Venture

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Omaha, NE 68102

Burwell Economic Development

The Burwell Economic Development Program was established in 2004 to create a program which retains jobs and makes existing businesses more competitive and profitable.

Executive Director

Phone: (308) 346-5210
Website

404 Grand Avenue
PO Box 131
Burwell, NE 68823

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.

Trevon Brooks

Phone: (402) 312-2004
Website


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 Eggleston

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 - 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 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

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

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.

Business Retention and Expansion Program Information

Phone: (308) 632-2833
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)

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 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) 471-4079
Website

1201 N Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

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.

Holly Pham

Phone: (402) 472-3145
Website

225 Nebraska Union
1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Catalyst Program - Union Bank & Trust

Catalyst is UBT’s unique way of helping ideas and businesses move forward — encouraging entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses to create a spark in problem solving, collaboration, and planning. As an advisor, partner, and advocate, we’ll help connect you to the people, services, and financing that make things happen.

Stephanie Dinger

Phone: (402) 323-1539
Website

350 Canopy Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

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 Biosecurity, Biopreparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases - UNMC

The Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness, and Emerging Infectious Diseases (CBBEID) focuses on research, planning, training, exercises, and education related to public health and health care emergencies.

Center for Preparedness Education

Phone: (402) 552-2529
Website

984320 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

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.

Lindsey Doctorman

Phone: (402) 375-7029
Website

Gardner Hall 111H
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787

Center for Entrepreneurship - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Center for Entrepreneurship is built on the people who teach and learn here. Our vision for integrated learning involves students, faculty, alumni and community constituents working together to foster dynamic interactions that help students grow and future businesses succeed.

Center for Entrepreneurship

Phone: (402) 472-3353
Website

730 North 14th Street
PO Box 880405
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.

Robert Macy

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

Mammel Hall #303
6708 Pine Street
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.

Ronda Armstrong

Phone: (402) 450-8611
Website


Lincoln, NE 68508

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 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.

Risto Rautiainen

Phone: (402) 559-4998
Website

984388 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

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

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 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 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.

Amanda Sindelar

Phone: (402) 925-5313
Website

104 South Main Street
PO Box 519
Atkinson, NE 68713

City of Cambridge Economic Development

Cambridge Economic Development is here to help the businesses and residents of Cambridge, NE thrive as a community! Abundant with modern enterprise, this progressive community is in southwestern Nebraska with historic U.S. Route 6 & 34 passing through the heart of it.

Economic Development Director

Phone: (308) 697-3711
Website

722 Patterson Street
Cambridge, NE 69022

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.

Melinda Pearson

Phone: (308) 235-3639
Website


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City of Norfolk/Norfolk Area Economic Development Council

The City of Norfolk Economic Development Division and the Norfolk Area Economic Development Council is a collaborative effort between the City of Norfolk and Madison County that works to promote, facilitate, and cultivate economic development projects and initiatives in Madison County, Nebraska.

Candice Alder

Phone: (402) 844-2263
Website

309 North 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

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.

Starr Lehl

Phone: (308) 630-6213
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

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

CoFound Grand Island

CoFound Grand Island is a startup collaborative focused on providing a space to foster shared working experience between founders who are actively working on high-scale potential projects.

Jonathan Rhoades

Phone: (402) 226-1133
Website

214 North Locust #1
Grand Island, NE 68801

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 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 Connect Program - USDA Rural Development

The purpose of the Community Connect Program is to provide financial assistance in the form of grants to eligible applicants that will provide, on a “community-oriented connectivity” basis, broadband service that fosters economic growth and delivers enhanced educational, health care, and public safety benefits.

Roger Meeks

Phone: (402) 420-1467
Website

100 Centennial Mall North
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.

Jeff Breunig

Phone: (402) 436-2387
Website

912 North 70th Street
Lincoln, NE 68505

Community Economic Development - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN) - Northeast 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.

Amanda Kowalewski

Phone: (402) 329-4821
Website

111 West Court Street, 13
Pierce, NE 68767

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.

Ben McShane-Jewell

Phone: (402) 426-9455
Website

597 Grant Street
Blair, NE 68008

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

Jenny Nixon

Phone: (308) 668-2428
Website

325 Main Street
PO Box 277
Harrison, NE 69346

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) - 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:
Website


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

Continuing Education/Noncredit Courses - 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.

Daphne Cook

Phone: (531) 622-2808
Website

5300 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68111

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.

Contractor Registration Information

Phone: (402) 471-2239
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Corporate and Business Filings/Searches - 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.

Corporate and Business Filings Assistance

Phone: (402) 471-4079
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

Cozad Development Corporation

Being located on the 100th Meridian puts Cozad on the United States’ 50 yard line. Interstate 80 and Union Pacific Railroad make this community easily accessible and a prime place for companies needing reliable transportation. Cozad is the headquarters to many global companies that got their start right here in the heartland.

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

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

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

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

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 Area Development has a current focus of addressing workforce development issues through awareness, career and college readiness, training and facilitating connections between employers, schools and applicants. DAD has recently opened The Central Nebraska Training, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TIE) Center which houses a collaborative co-working space, training/meeting area and a makerspace that doubles as a mobile STEM lab for seven local school districts.

Dawson Area Director

Phone: (308) 217-0005
Website

1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Suite 5
Lexington, NE 68850

Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication (ALEC) - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication builds sustainable human capacity through the land-grant mission of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

L.J. McElravy

Phone: (402) 472-8058
Website

143 Filley Hall
PO Box 830947
Lincoln, NE 68583

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.

Mark Antonson

Phone: (402) 472-7465
Website

KAUF 123
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

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 Relief Project - Legal Aid of Nebraska

We build a network of volunteer attorneys across the state. These attorneys offer free legal assistance to victims of state-declared disasters.

Shirley Peng

Phone: (402) 435-2161
Website

941 O Street
Suite 825
Lincoln, NE 68508

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

7205 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

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

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

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.

Jordan Diedrich

Phone: (308) 632-2833
Website


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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

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

Enlighten

Enlighten is a virtual library of training videos for entrepreneurs and small businesses across Nebraska. NBDC has partnered with local agencies and subject matter experts to develop training on a variety of topics and disciplines.

Enlighten Information

Phone:
Website

6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182

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.

Jordan Diedrich

Phone: (308) 632-2833
Website

1620 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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

Entrepreneurial Courses - University of Nebraska Omaha

The redesigned Innovation and Entrepreneurship undergraduate curriculum will equip UNO graduates to start and lead companies by developing the full set of skills required.

Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising

Phone: (402) 554-2706
Website

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

Entrepreneurial Living Learning Community (ELLC) - University of Nebraska Omaha

A living learning community designed to support and inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs.

ELLC Information

Phone: (402) 554-3419
Website

College of Business Administration, 300 Mammel Hall
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Entrepreneurs Education Collaborative (EEC)

EEC is a cooperative alliance of the Better Business Bureau, Catholic Charities, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s Reach Initiative, Nebraska Enterprise Fund, Nebraska Business Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE Mentors of Omaha, Omaha Public Power District, SourceLink Nebraska, and Business Ethics Alliance.

Blake Martin

Phone:
Website


Omaha, NE 68182

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.

Doris Lux

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.

Carlos Barcenas

Phone: (308) 398-7425
Website

407 West 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.

Maggie Esch

Phone: (402) 461-2406
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.

Maggie Esch

Phone: (402) 461-2406
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 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

Exit and Succession Planning - Nebraska Business Development Center - Kearney Center - Statewide

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 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 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 Service Agency - USDA - Nebraska

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

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

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 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.

Dan Duncan

Phone: (402) 472-5535
Website

2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68508

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 - 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.

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

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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gBETA Lincoln - NMotion

gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor. gBETA is a free, seven-week accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity.

Scott Henderson

Phone: (402) 937-0026
Website

151 North 8th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

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 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

Great Plains Culinary Institute - 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.

Rob Epps

Phone: (402) 437-2526
Website

8800 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68520

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 Director

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

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 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.

Josh Charvat

Phone: (402) 978-7924
Website

808 Conagra Drive
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.

Michael Krings

Phone: (402) 461-8403
Website

301 South Burlington Avenue
PO Box 1104
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

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

7914 West Dodge Road #474
Omaha, NE 68114

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

Holland Computing Center - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Computing, consulting, training, and data services at UNL and UNO.

Holland Computing Center

Phone: (402) 472-5012
Website

118 Schorr Center
Lincoln, NE 68588

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

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


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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

Imperial 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) 882-5444
Website

824 Douglas Street
Imperial, NE 69033

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

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

Intern Nebraska - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Intern Nebraska program provides grants to businesses and non-profits who want to create new internships in the state.

Rose Baker

Phone: (402) 471-1559
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

International Trade Program - Nebraska Business Development Center

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

Eswari Kalugasalam

Phone: (402) 554-6268
Website

University of Nebraska Omaha, 6708 Pine Street, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

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

Jack J. Huck Continuing Education 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.

College Representative

Phone: (402) 437-2700
Website

301 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510

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

Keep Local Alive - Omaha

KLA is a social movement to impact local businesses.

Jason Feldman

Phone: (402) 429-7646
Website

7801 Wakeley Plaza
Omaha, NE 68114

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

Labor Law - 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 Law Information

Phone: (402) 471-2239
Website


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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

Launch LNK

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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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

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

Libraries - University of Nebraska Lincoln

University Libraries advances the mission of the University by teaching students to become critical information-users and knowledge creators; through the creation, delivery, curation, and preservation of information resources; through collaborative partnerships in research and creative activities; by advocating for equitable access to information; and by creating diverse and inclusive learning environments.

Claire Stewart

Phone: (402) 472-2526
Website

Love Library South (LLS) 318G
Lincoln, NE 68588

License and Inspection Portal - One Stop Portal- State of Nebraska

This new portal houses state licensing and inspection services in a one-stop shop. It is a part of our mission to deliver a more effective, more efficient, and more customer-friendly experience for you as we work together to grow Nebraska.

One Stop Portal Technical Assistance

Phone:
Website


Lincoln, NE 68508

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

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

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.

Luke Peltz

Phone: (402) 436-2373
Website

1128 Lincoln Mall Ste. 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:
Website


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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

Made New Makerspace

At Made New Makerspace, our mission is to prepare foster and underprivileged youth for successful lives as adults. We offer this support through caring mentors in an environment that promotes learning, collaboration, creation, and entrepreneurship.

Jim Clements

Phone: (402) 739-9546
Website

14247 S Street
Omaha, NE 68137

Market Research - Nebraska Business Development Center

Through market research, we identify demographics, consumer behavior and trends that impact business start up or expansion.

Eswari Kalugasalam

Phone: (402) 554-6232
Website

University of Nebraska Omaha
6708 Pine Street, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

Maverick Venture Fund - University of Nebraska Omaha

The Maverick Venture Fund is an early-stage venture fund at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Maverick Venture Fund Information

Phone: (402) 554-2706
Website

College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall, Suite 303
6708 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68182

MCC Makerspace - 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.

Daphne Cook

Phone: (531) 622-2808
Website

1141 North 11th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

McCook Cowork Space

The McCook Cowork Space will provide a professional space in the Keystone Business Center.

McCook Cowork Space Information

Phone: (308) 345-1200
Website

402 Norris Avenue
Mc Cook, NE 69001

McCook Economic Development Corporation

MEDC is a privately and publicly funded, non-profit organization formed by a group of business and community minded individuals. We are dedicated to building a vibrant economy and maintaining a dynamic business climate where businesses can be successful. This will provide a more diversified, growing economic base for McCook and the surrounding area.

MEDC Information

Phone:
Website

402 Norris Avenue Suite 301
Mc Cook, NE 69001

Metro Omaha Women's Business Center

The Metro Omaha WBC empowers women with education, workshops, job training and resources.

B.C. Clark

Phone: (402) 763-0540
Website

6012 North 102nd Street #34065
Omaha, NE 68134

Microbusiness and Asset Development Program - Catholic Charities of Omaha

Catholic Charities provides technical assistance, business training and seminars, networking opportunities, and financing through micro lending.

Karol Gonzalez Rivera

Phone: (402) 731-5413
Website

5211 South 31st Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Microenterprise Assistance Program - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The purpose of the microenterprise assistance program is to encourage and support the transfer of Nebraska-based technology and innovation in rural and urban areas of Nebraska in order to create high-growth, high technology businesses and to enhance creation of wealth and quality jobs.

Nisha Avey

Phone: (402) 471-1466
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Mid-Plains Community College - Broken Bow

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Kaci Johnson

Phone: (308) 872-5259
Website

2520 South E Street
Broken Bow, NE 68822

Mid-Plains Community College - Imperial

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Brenda Ledall

Phone: (308) 882-5972
Website

1324 Broadway
Imperial, NE 69033

Mid-Plains Community College - McCook

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Business & Community Education

Phone: (308) 345-8122
Website

1205 East Third Street
McCook, NE 69001

Mid-Plains Community College - North Platte North Campus

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Business & Community Education

Phone: (800) 658-4308
Website

1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE 69101

Mid-Plains Community College - North Platte South Campus

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Business & Community Education

Phone: (800) 658-4308
Website

601 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE 69101

Mid-Plains Community College - Ogallala

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Mary Pierce

Phone: (308) 284-9830
Website

512 East B Street, South
Ogallala, NE 69153

Mid-Plains Community College - Valentine

Transforming lives through exceptional learning opportunities for individual student success.

Carolyn Petersen

Phone: (402) 376-8033
Website

715 East Highway 20
Valentine, NE 69201

Midlands African 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 Director

Phone: (402) 858-2020
Website

7930 Blondo Street
Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134

Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation (MLCDC)

MLCDC provides individuals with opportunities to generate economic growth and develop a sustainable future in the Midlands.

MLCDC Information

Phone: (402) 933-4466
Website

4923 South 24th Street
Suite 201
Omaha, NE 68107

Midwest Child Care Association

Midwest Child Care Association is a sponsor of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. MCCA reimburses licensed homes and centers that participate in the program for feeding the children in their care well-balanced nutritional meals.

Janet Herzog

Phone: (402) 551-2379 Ext: 208
Website

7701 Pacific Street, Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68114

Millwork Commons

Located on approximately 50 acres at 13th and Nicholas Street in Omaha, the Millwork Commons neighborhood inspires and supports the work of innovators and creators — within the neighborhood and across our city.

Millwork Commons

Phone: (402) 397-7775
Website

1111 North 13th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Modus Coworking

Modus has it all to fit your working needs from daily coworking passes, furnished offices, and rentable conference rooms. We’re a space focused on empowering legal professionals and MBE/WBEs. You bring the big ideas and we’ll do the rest.

Modus Coworking

Phone: (402) 502-6862
Website

1901 Howard Street
Omaha, NE 68102

NACO Institute of Excellence - Nebraska Extension

The NACO Institute of Excellence is a leader development program for public officials affiliated with county government.

Jordan Rasmussen

Phone: (402) 719-5230
Website


Burwell, NE 68823

Nano-Engineering Research Core Facility (NERCF) - College of Engineering - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The goal of NERCF is to provide a centralized, shared-user core facility that houses the state-of-the-science research instrumentation necessary to position UNL researchers at the forefront of global research efforts focused on advanced manufacturing of materials, nanostructures and nanodevices.

Nanoscience Research Center

Phone: (402) 472-1668
Website

855 North 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

National Center for Research in Economic Education - University of Nebraska Lincoln

If you seek assistance with research and evaluation projects in economic education, we provide resources that work for you. From research and publications to training and development of data sets, strengthen your work through the National Center for Research in Economic Education.

William Walstad

Phone: (402) 472-2319
Website

HLH 525 F
PO Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 established NIOSH as a research agency focused on the study of worker safety and health, and empowering employers and workers to create safe and healthy workplaces.

CDC Info

Phone: (800) 232-4636
Website


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Native American Coalition (NAC) - Nebraska Extension

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Native American Coalition (NAC) builds relationships and partnerships between the Nebraska Extension and Native American communities and organizations.

Ted Hibbeler

Phone: (402) 922-1562
Website

NICC, 2605 Dakota Avenue
South Sioux City, NE 68776

Nebraska Academic Research and Development Grant - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

This program offers Nebraska businesses a matching competitive grant for research and development activities done in conjunction with a Nebraska college or university.

Ben Kuspa

Phone: (402) 471-3794
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Advantage Microenterprise Tax Credit - Nebraska Department of Revenue

The Nebraska Advantage Microenterprise Tax Credit Act (Act) provides a refundable individual income tax credit to individual applicants who are actively involved in operating a microbusiness based on demonstrated growth of the business over two years.

Garrett Nedved

Phone: (402) 471-5862
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Advantage Rural Development Act - Nebraska Department of Revenue

The Nebraska Advantage Rural Development Act, administered by the Nebraska Department of Revenue, will provide a refundable tax credit.

Garrett Nedved

Phone: (402) 471-5862
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 98944
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Agricultural Trade Office - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

The mission of the Nebraska Agricultural Trade Office is to assist in the promotion of sales of Nebraska agricultural products and related goods to new and existing international markets.

Nebraska Agricultural Trade Office

Phone: (800) 831-0550
Website

PO Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Angels

Founded in 2006 to support local economic development and build the entrepreneurial community. Our member-led network of accredited investors are passionate about startups and helping entrepreneurs scale with necessary capital.

Nebraska Angels

Phone:
Website

PO Box 81431
Lincoln, NE 68501

Nebraska Broadband Initiative - Nebraska Extension

The Nebraska Broadband Initiative was formed in 2010 as response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and aims to increase broadband adoption and utilization. The Initiative partners include Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Public Service Commission, Nebraska Information Technology Commission, Nebraska Library Commission and USDA Rural Development – Nebraska contact.

Charlotte Narjes

Phone: (402) 472-1724
Website

58 Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583

Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) - Statewide

The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) is a department of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha with offices in Omaha, Lincoln, Wayne, Norfolk, Grand Island, Kearney, North Platte, McCook, Scottsbluff and Chadron. Our partners throughout the State include the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Wayne State College and Chadron State College.

NBDC Information

Phone: (402) 554-6263
Website

University of Nebraska Omaha
6708 Pine Street, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The Chamber’s mission is to promote and protect all aspects of Nebraska’s free enterprise system. Generally speaking, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry follows issues and legislation addressing five key areas: Taxes, Job Creation, Labor Law, Economic Development, and Workforce.

Chamber Director

Phone: (402) 474-4422
Website

3 Landmark Centre, Suite 302
1128 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Chambers Association

The NE Chambers Association is an organization for Chamber of Commerce professionals to provide knowledge, resources, and support to create stronger and more prosperous business communities in Nebraska.

NE Chamber Association Information

Phone: (402) 474-4422
Website

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 302
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska City Area Economic Development Corporation

Our number one priority is to provide economic development services which focus on the county’s priorities, supported by county-wide business and industry.

Corporation Director

Phone: (402) 873-4293
Website

123 South 8th Street
Suite 7
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is nationally ranked as one of the best two-year colleges, and Forbes Business Magazine placed us among the top 30 trade schools in the nation.

Program Information

Phone: (800) 328-7847
Website

404 East 7th Street
Curtis, NE 69025

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center - UNL Department of Agricultural Economics

NCDC assists groups and communities who are exploring or have formed a cooperative business. NCDC can guide a cooperative effort from visioning to implementation. Services include facilitation, providing resources, technical assistance and education.

Charlotte Narjes

Phone: (402) 472-1724
Website

58E Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0922

Nebraska Council on Economic Education - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Throughout five centers for economic education, the council provides resources for professional development, graduate education, workshops, classroom activities and academic competitions for teachers and students in K-12 and post-secondary institutions. Contact us if you need additional information, would like to sponsor an event or would like to help support the council and our mission.

Jennifer Davidson

Phone: (402) 472-2333
Website

HLH 525 G
PO Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588

Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is the official lead economic development agency for Nebraska. Created by the Legislature in 1967, DED’s emphasis is growing and diversifying the state’s “economic base,” bringing new dollars into the state.

Lori Cole

Phone: (402) 471-3746
Website

245 Fallbrook Blvd, Suite 002
Lincoln, NE 68521

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy’s mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Nebraska’s air, land, water and energy resources.

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Information

Phone: (402) 471-2186
Website

P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Department of Insurance

The state insurance department receives, researches, investigates, and resolves individual consumer complaints against insurance companies, agents and brokers. The Department provides educational materials and assistance for consumers regarding insurance questions and coverage provisions.

Nebraska Department of Insurance Information

Phone: (402) 471-2201
Website

1135 M Street, Suite 300, P.O. Box 82089
Lincoln, NE 68501

Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

Learn about employment and training, safety, labor laws, unemployment insurance and labor market information services.

NDOL Information

Phone: (402) 471-9000
Website

550 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles

The site contains an abundance of information about the laws, rules, regulations and policies that govern this agency.

Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Information

Phone: (402) 471-2363
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94789
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

State department responsible for management of surface water, integrated water management and planning, dam safety, floodplain management, ground water well registration and certain ground water permits.

Nebraska Department of Natural Resources Information

Phone: (402) 471-2363
Website

301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94676
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Department of Revenue

Committed to helping taxpayers understand and meet their tax obligations.

Nebraska Department of Revenue Information

Phone: (800) 742-7474
Website

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

Nebraska Development Network - Central Region

As one of the seven Development Networks in the State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Development Network – Central Region is a group of development service providers in central Nebraska who work together to better meet the needs of the constituents.

Kelly Gewecke

Phone: (308) 627-3151
Website

10210 Odessa Road
Kearney, NE 68845

Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative

Providing support, resources, and training to strengthen early learning across Nebraska.

Tommy Greco

Phone: (531) 999-3930
Website

3200 North 30th Street
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68111

Nebraska Economic Developers Association (NEDA)

NEDA is an association of professional economic developers dedicated to the prosperous growth of Nebraska’s business climate. NEDA’s purpose is to foster economic development in Nebraska, encourage the advancement of the expertise of its members, foster cooperation among economic development professionals, and to afford professional economic developers a vehicle for assembly and collective expression.

Kim Pair

Phone: (531) 289-8329
Website

521 First Street
Milford, NE 68405

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) works to reduce the vulnerabilities of the people and communities of Nebraska to damage, injury and loss of life and property resulting from natural, technological or man-made disasters and emergencies. NEMA coordinates the response to large-scale events, such as a tornado, flood or wildfire, and ensures effective response and recovery.

Nebraska Emergency Management Agency

Phone: (402) 471-7421
Website

2433 N.W. 24th Street
Lincoln, NE 68524

Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF)

Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides training and mentoring, direct micro-lending, and loan guarantees.

NEF Information

Phone: (402) 685-5500
Website

330 North Oakland Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Nebraska Entrepreneurship Education - Nebraska Department of Education

NDE carries out its duties on behalf of Nebraska students in public, private, and nonpublic school systems. Our Mission is to lead and support the preparation of all Nebraskans for learning, earning, and living.

Sydney Kobza

Phone: (402) 471-4808
Website

301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force (NETForce)

The Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force (NETForce) identifies and shares resources to further entrepreneurship through education, collaboration and innovation.

NETForce Information

Phone:
Website

Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development West Center - #E127 UNK Campus
1917 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849

Nebraska Extension - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR)

Most Nebraskans aren’t aware of how much Extension is supporting them on a daily basis, in almost every area of their life. Many are aware of the services Extension provides to the agricultural community, but Extension provides expertise and know-how to sectors as diverse as nutrition, health care, and technology.

Extension Information

Phone: (402) 472-2966
Website

211 Agricultural Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583

Nebraska Farmers Market and Produce Vendor Search - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

The Nebraska Farmers Market and Produce Search is an online marketplace for Nebraska ag products, sponsored by the Department of Agrigulture.

Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Phone: (402) 471-4876
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Hospitality Association

The Nebraska Hospitality Association is the voice for Nebraska hospitality, our ongoing advocacy efforts are what make it possible for us to react quickly in a crisis to protect your business.

Nebraska Hospitality Association Information

Phone: (402) 488-3999
Website

5100 North 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68521

Nebraska Innovation Campus - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) is connecting the talents of experts, companies and the university to create a unique culture of innovation.

Program Representative

Phone: (402) 472-5535
Website

2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Innovation Fund Prototype Grants - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Nebraska Innovation Fund (NIF) Prototype Grant is a matching grant that provides financial assistance for product development to businesses operating in Nebraska.

This program is very competitive. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Department of Economic Development (DED) for help understanding the program’s requirements and expectations. DED may guide you to resources for making your grant more competitive.

Brad Kulwicki

Phone: (402) 480-9380
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Innovation Studio - University of Nebraska Lincoln

Nebraska Innovation Studio is a University of Nebraska supported makerspace at Innovation Campus, with laser cutters, 3D printers, a wood shop, screen printing, sewing machines, a six-color embroidery machine, vinyl cutter, electronics equipment and a 14-foot, long-arm quilter.

Innovation Studio Information

Phone: (402) 472-5510
Website

2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Latino Business Coalition - Statewide

A statewide Latino united effort created to create changes, innovate, address challenges and opportunities, unite resources and join efforts in benefit of the Nebraska Hispanic-Latino owned businesses.

Yesenia Peck

Phone: (402) 208-0405
Website


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Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) - Nebraska Extension

Nebraska LTAP is a center within Nebraska Extension that provides training, events, technical assistance and resources to state and local government transportation agencies, consultants and contractors across Nebraska.

Megan Patent-Nygren

Phone: (402) 472-2190
Website

650 J Street
Suite 215 A
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Maintenance Academy

The mission of the Nebraska Maintenance Academy is to educate and place professionals in the maintenance industry by developing and enhancing the skills necessary for career advancement.

Rhonda Pederson

Phone: (402) 333-5331
Website

12143 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68144

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

Transforming Nebraska manufacturers through continuous improvement, innovation, sustainable practice and technology acceleration services.

Matt Allmand

Phone: (308) 991-5619
Website

3 Agricultural Communications Building
3625 East Campus Loop South
Lincoln, NE 68583

Nebraska MarketMaker - Statewide

Nebraska MarketMaker is the place to source local food, find customers for your food products and to connect Nebraska’s food chain, from farm to fork.

Nebraska MarketMaker

Phone:
Website


Lincoln, NE 68588

Nebraska Regional Officials Council (NROC)

The eight economic development districts in Nebraska are part of a national network of 520 regional development organizations, known locally as economic development districts, councils of governments, local development districts, planning and development districts, regional councils, and regional planning commissions. They are focused on strengthening local governments, communities, and economies through regional solutions, partnerships, and strategies.

Council Leadership

Phone:
Website


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Nebraska Rural Poll - UNL Department of Agricultural Economics

The Nebraska Rural Poll is an annual survey that gives local and state leaders a better understanding of the issues, challenges and concerns of Nebraska’s rural citizens.

Becky Vogt

Phone: (402) 750-1727
Website

PO Box 340
Crofton, NE 68730

Nebraska Seed Investment Program - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The program, through a private partner, can invest up to $500,000 in a Nebraska business for commercialization of a product or process. Think of it this way—our investment acts much like an angel investment for companies at the seed stage of the financing continuum.

Nisha Avey

Phone: (402) 471-1466
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Tech Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Grant Program - Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Nebraska Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer Initiative (SBIR/STTR) is a matching grant that provides financial assistance to Nebraska businesses that have received a Federal SBIR or STTR grant.

Nisha Avey

Phone: (402) 471-1466
Website

301 Centennial Mall South
4th Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska State Fire Marshal

The mission of the State Fire Marshal Agency is to strengthen Nebraska by preserving the life and property of the commonwealth through fire prevention, education, and enforcement.

State Fire Marshal Information

Phone: (402) 471-2027
Website

246 South 14th Street
Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nebraska Tech Collaborative - Aksarben Foundation

Nebraska Tech Collaborative is an Aksarben Workforce Initiative and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. With over 100 partners, our mission is to build a world class tech talent ecosystem right here in Nebraska.

Nebraska Tech Collaborative

Phone: (402) 554-9600
Website

7101 Mercy Road #320
Omaha, NE 68106

Nebraska Thriving Index - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN)

The Nebraska Thriving Index consists of an annual print report and an annually updated online interactive comparison tool. The report provides context and general summaries of patterns and trends.

Program Representative

Phone: (402) 472-7211
Website

1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Nebraska Transportation Center - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Nebraska Transportation Center (NTC) is the umbrella organization for transportation research at the University of Nebraska and represents a unique partnership between university researchers, industry leaders, and government entities. NTC integrates transportation research, education, and technology transfer programs across the four NU campuses, making it one of the largest university transportation centers in the region.

Janet Renoe

Phone: (402) 472-1932
Website

2200 Vine Street
P.O. Box 830851
Lincoln, NE 68583

Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center (NVDC) - Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR)- University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center (NVDC) employs state-of-the-art testing procedures to provide disease surveillance and diagnostic services to veterinarians, livestock producers, pet owners and researchers.

Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center

Phone: (402) 472-1434
Website

4040 East Campus Loop North
Lincoln, NE 68583

Nebraska Water Sciences Laboratory - University of Nebraska Lincoln

The NU Water Sciences Laboratory, a part of the Nebraska Water Center and Daugherty Water for Food Institute, provides specialized chemical and isotope testing services.

Daniel Snow

Phone: (402) 472-7539
Website

202 Water Sciences Laboratory
1840 North 37th Street
Lincoln, NE 68583

NebraskAccess - Nebraska Library Commission

NebraskAccess is brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission with funding from the State of Nebraska and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Nebraska Library Commission’s mission is statewide promotion, development, and coordination of library and information services.

NLC Director

Phone: (402) 471-2045
Website

1200 N Street #120
Lincoln, NE 68508

Neligh Economic Development Office (NEDO)

Our mission is to promote business retention and expansion while energizing commercial and residential areas to enhance Neligh’s quality of life.

Lauren Sheridan-Simonsen

Phone: (402) 887-4447
Website

105 East 2nd Street
Neligh, NE 68756

Nelson 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) 225-7111
Website

73 East 4th Street
PO Box 322
Nelson, NE 68961

Nest:Space - Premier CoWorking

Nest:Space – Premier CoWorking is a Member Only, Shared Office, that has 24/7 Access and other Premium Amenities (like Free Coffee All Day & a Reservable Conference Room). Let’s work together!

Nest:Space - Premier CoWorking Information

Phone: (866) 855-6378
Website

2224 Central Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847

Networking Events and Leadership Series - Greater Omaha Chamber

We host 60+ networking events each year. That’s lots of chances for you to make professional connections with potential business partners or clients. We also offer a range of professional development opportunities from one-time webinars to 10-month leadership programs.

Kristy Fortenbury

Phone: (402) 346-1150
Website

808 Conagra Drive
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

New Business Information - 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.

New Business Information

Phone: (402) 471-4079
Website

1201 N Street
Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

Next Pioneers - Nebraska Tech Collaborative

Next Pioneers is in partnership with the Nebraska Tech Collaborative, an Aksarben Workforce Foundation. Through Trailblazing Innovation, we prove to the world that Nebraska is making a difference and pioneering our way to brighter horizons.

Next Pioneers Information

Phone: (402) 554-9600
Website

7101 Mercy Road, Suite 320
Omaha, NE 68106

NextGen - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

NextGen utilizes the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act to help new producers get a head start in farming and ranching, while giving back to the farmers and ranchers who own agricultural assets.

Karla Bahm

Phone: (402) 471-4876
Website

PO Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509

No More Empty Pots

No More Empty Pots is a grassroots nonprofit that engages community in local foods systems initiatives.

No More Empty Pots Information

Phone: (402) 502-1642
Website

8511 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68112

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands

We don’t coast – we build nonprofit capacity

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands Information

Phone: (402) 557-5800
Website

1111 North 13th St, Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102

Norfolk Area Small Business Resource Team

The Norfolk Area Small Business Resource Team (SBRT) is a group of service providers dedicated to the growth of businesses in the Norfolk area and beyond.

Business Resource Network Information

Phone: (402) 844-2260
Website


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Norfolk 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) 844-2100
Website

308 West Prospect Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

North Central Nebraska Development Network

The goal of the Network is to connect resources and local entities to facilitate community and economic development. Anyone with an interest in community and economic development in the counties of Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha and Rock is welcome to attend.

Judy Petersen

Phone: (402) 394-1026
Website

90199 South Cody Road
Cody, NE 69211

North Platte Area Chamber & Development Corporation

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

Gary Person

Phone: (308) 532-4966
Website

502 South Dewey Street
North Platte, NE 69101

North Platte 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) 535-8036
Website

120 West 4th Street
North Platte, NE 69101

Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District

NENEDD assists communities and individuals with economic development, housing and business loan opportunities in a 16-county area (Antelope, Boone, Burt, Cedar, Colfax, Cuming, Dixon, Dodge, Knox, Madison, Nance, Pierce, Platte, Stanton, Thurston, Wayne).

Tom Higginbotham

Phone: (402) 379-1150
Website

111 South 1st Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Northeast Nebraska Economic Development Network

We are a group of economic developers, business specialists, and service providers dedicated to serving and growing Northeast Nebraska.

Michelle Olson

Phone: (402) 395-3356
Website


Albion, NE 68620

Northeast Nebraska Growing Together

A plan outlining the proactive transformation of Northeast Nebraska’s regional economy and population growth. At its essence, the plan pairs entrepreneurs with investment capital and students to redesign a workforce that can compete in a knowledge-based economy where the sharing of information is valued more than the means of production.

Angie Stenger

Phone: (402) 860-7439
Website

214 North 7th Street
Suite 3
Norfolk, NE 68701

Northwest Nebraska Development Corporation

County wide economic development and business assistance organization in Northwest Nebraska serving Chadron and Crawford.

Deb Cottier

Phone: (308) 432-4023
Website

337 Main Street
Chadron, NE 69337

Notary Public - Business Services Division - Nebraska Secretary of State

The Secretary of State’s Office is the government office that commissions notaries in Nebraska and administers Nebraska notary laws.

Notary Public Information

Phone: (402) 471-2558
Website

1201 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508

NU Connections - University of Nebraska - Lincoln

NU Connections is a collaboration among the University of Nebraska’s four campuses focusing on developing more efficient and effective pathways for businesses and organizations to leverage the strengths of the University of Nebraska to move their businesses forward.

Ryan Anderson

Phone: (402) 472-4069
Website

2220 Nebraska Innovation
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588

NU Connections - University of Nebraska at Kearney

NU Connections is a collaboration among the University of Nebraska’s four campuses focusing on developing more efficient and effective pathways for businesses and organizations to leverage the strengths of the University of Nebraska to move their businesses forward.

Robert Macy

Phone: (308) 865-8366
Website

1917 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849

NU Connections - University of Nebraska at Omaha

NU Connections is a collaboration among the University of Nebraska’s four campuses focusing on developing more efficient and effective pathways for businesses and organizations to leverage the strengths of the University of Nebraska to move their businesses forward.

Deanna Marcelino

Phone: (402) 214-4773
Website

University of Nebraska Omaha
6708 Pine Street, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall 200
Omaha, NE 68182

NU Connections - University of Nebraska Medical Center

NU Connections is a collaboration among the University of Nebraska’s four campuses focusing on developing more efficient and effective pathways for businesses and organizations to leverage the strengths of the University of Nebraska to move their businesses forward.

Michael Dixon

Phone: (402) 559-2172
Website

986099 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198

NUtech Ventures

NUtech’s mission is to facilitate the commercialization and practical use of innovations generated through the research activities at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and the University of Nebraska – Kearney.

Brad Roth

Phone: (402) 472-1783
Website

2021 Transformation Drive
Suite 2220
Lincoln, NE 68508

Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Go NAP SACC)

Go NAP SACC is a childcare provider training that helps child care facilities support children’s healthy eating and physical activity. Go NAP SACC is designed for facilities that care for children ages birth to 5 years old.

Donnia Behrends

Phone: (402) 472-6528
Website

114 Home Economic Building
Lincoln, NE 68583

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - United States Department of Labor - Nebraska Office

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

OSHA Information

Phone: (402) 553-0171
Website

444 Regency Parkway Drive
Suite 303
Omaha, NE 68114

Office of Commercial and Business Affairs - U.S. Department of State

The Office of Commercial and Business Affairs works closely with the White House, the Department’s regional and functional bureaus, other U.S. government agencies, and the private sector to promote entrepreneurship worldwide.

Office of Commercial and Business Affairs Information

Phone:
Website


Washington, DC 20520

Office of Research & Economic Development - University of Nebraska Lincoln

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, research and innovation drive discoveries, scholarship and creative activity that expand basic knowledge and solve real-world problems. Our growing research enterprise helps fuel economic development for Nebraska and addresses major challenges facing our state, our nation and the world.

UNL Research

Phone: (402) 472-3123
Website

301 Canfield
PO Box 880433
Lincoln, NE 68588

Omaha 100 Inc.

Omaha 100, Incorporated, provides business opportunities through public and private partnerships, financing, and technical assistance enabling business owners to start, sustain and scale their business enterprises.

Malinda Williams

Phone: (402) 934-6744
Website

2401 Lake St # 130
Omaha, NE 68111

Omaha Economic Development Corporation (OEDC)

Omaha Economic Development Corporation invests in North Omaha’s people, developing projects that restore the economic and social viability of the community.

OEDC Information

Phone: (402) 346-2300
Website

2241 North 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68110

Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)

MAPA exists to provide local governments with planning and technical support, thinking regionally and long range on the core issues that impact the vibrancy of the Greater Omaha-Council Bluffs Area.

MAPA Office

Phone: (402) 444-6866 Ext: 3220
Website

2222 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68102

On-Site Safety & Health Consultation Program - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

The Nebraska On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program assists employers in providing their employees with a safe and healthy workplace by helping to identify and correct safety and health hazards in general industry and construction before they become dangerous and expensive problems.

Jim Cover

Phone: (402) 471-4717
Website

550 South 16th Street
PO Box 94600
Lincoln, NE 68509

On-The-Job Training - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

This program assists employers by recruiting more efficiently, hiring better-prepared employees who understand workplace expectations, and reduces their training costs. There is no enrollment cost for this program and minimal paperwork required.

On-The-Job Training Information

Phone:
Website


Lincoln, NE 68508

Orchard Economic Development Association

OEDA’s mission is to revitalize the Orchard community and enhance the quality of life by building new and improving existing properties while creating a safe place to live.

Stephanie Cleveland

Phone: (402) 893-3811
Website

230 North Windom
Orchard, NE 68764

Panhandle Area Development District (PADD)

PADD works to improve the economy and the standard of living, and enhance the natural and human environments in the Nebraska Panhandle through economic development and business assistance.

Bryan Venable

Phone: (308) 436-6584
Website

1620 Broadway
Suite A-10
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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

The Panhandle Research and Extension Center, located in Scottsbluff, houses 13 faculty of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR). Most of the faculty hold joint appointments in research and extension.

David Ostdiek

Phone: (308) 632-1230
Website

4502 Avenue I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Patent Process - Pro Se Assistance Program - United States Patent and Trademark Office

The Pro Se Assistance Program provides outreach and education to applicants (also known as "pro se" applicants) who file patent applications without the assistance of a registered patent attorney or agent.

Pro Se Program Assistance

Phone: (866) 767-3848
Website

Pro Se Assistance, Mail Stop 24
P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313

Phelps County Development Corporation

Driving growth and prosperity for Phelps County, Nebraska and the surrounding region. PCDC is responsive and strategic in service to existing and new businesses.

Sally Sadd

Phone: (308) 995-4148
Website

502 East Avenue
PO Box 522
Holdrege, NE 68949

Plainview 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) 582-4507
Website

209 North Pine Street
Plainview, NE 68769

Post Jobs & Find Workers - NEworks - Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)

NEworks allows employers to post jobs, access résumés, view labor market information, and learn about employer incentive programs.

NEworks Help Desk

Phone:
Website


Lincoln, NE 68508

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - Nebraska Business Development Center - Kearney

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides free assistance to businesses that want to sell their goods and/or services to the Federal, State, and Local Governments. We will walk you through the process from start to finish.

Chuck Beck

Phone: (308) 865-8244
Website

University of Nebraska Kearney, 1917 West 24th Street
West Center Building, Room 129E
Kearney, NE 68849

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - Nebraska Business Development Center - Lincoln

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides free assistance to businesses that want to sell their goods and/or services to the Federal, State, and Local Governments. We will walk you through the process from start to finish.

Quentin Farley

Phone: (402) 472-1177
Website

Souteast Community College, 285 South 68th Place
Entrepreneurship Center, Suite 210
Lincoln, NE 68510

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - Nebraska Business Development Center - Norfolk

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides free assistance to businesses that want to sell their goods and/or services to the Federal, State, and Local Governments. We will walk you through the process from start to finish.

Meghann Buresh

Phone: (402) 371-4862 Ext: 101
Website

Norfolk Area Chamber
609 West Norfolk Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - Nebraska Business Development Center - Omaha

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides free assistance to businesses that want to sell their goods and/or services to the Federal, State, and Local Governments. We will walk you through the process from start to finish.

Veronica Doga

Phone: (402) 554-6253
Website

University of Nebraska Omaha
6708 Pine Street, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall, 200
Omaha, NE 68182

Ravenna 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) 452-4213
Website

324 Milan Avenue
Ravenna, NE 68869

REACH - Greater Omaha Chamber

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

Winsley Durand

Phone: (402) 233-7144
Website

808 Conagra Drive
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

ReConnect Loan and Grant Program - USDA

The ReConnect Loan and Grant Program furnishes loans and grants to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.

ReConnect Loan and Grant Information

Phone: (402) 437-5551
Website

100 Centennial Mall North
Lincoln, NE 68508

Regional Food Systems - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN)

Rural Prosperity Nebraska harnesses boots-on-the-ground efforts of Nebraska Extension professionals working in six focus areas. Regional Food Systems serves as one of the six pillars of focus.

Vanessa Wielenga

Phone: (402) 472-0361
Website

1700 North 35th Street, Leverton Hall (LEV) 119C
Lincoln, NE 68583

Register Your New Business Online - Nebraska Department of Revenue

This online application is for registering businesses that do not already have a Nebraska Tax ID Number, not for adding additional tax programs by businesses that are already registered for one or more tax programs in Nebraska.

Business Registration Information

Phone: (402) 471-5729
Website

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

RISE Academy Business Program

RISE is a non-profit prison re-entry program currently serving 7 prisons in Nebraska. We prepare and train people reentering through intensive character development, employment readiness, job creation through entrepreneurship and case management.

TJ Dickson

Phone: (402) 999-8063
Website

3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Rural Broadband Loans, Loan/Grant Combinations, and Loan Guarantees - USDA Rural Development

The Rural Broadband Loans, Loan/Grant Combinations, and Loan Guarantees (Farm Bill Broadband Program) furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas.

Roger Meeks

Phone: (402) 420-1467
Website

100 Centennial Mall North
Lincoln, NE 68508

Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program - USDA Rural Development

The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations. USDA provides zero-interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local businesses (ultimate recipients) for projects that will create and retain employment in rural areas. The ultimate recipients repay the lending utility directly. The utility then is responsible for repayment to USDA.

Joan Scheel

Phone: (402) 437-5551
Website

100 Centennial Mall North
Lincoln, NE 68508

Rural Fellows - Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN)

Rural Fellows is a unique program designed to connect college students to rural Nebraska communities to give hands-on working experience to students while promoting meaningful change for the communities that make Nebraska so strong.

Helen Fagan

Phone: (402) 770-4664
Website

Filley Hall (FYH) 143
1625 Arbor Drive
Lincoln, NE 68583

Rural Prosperity Nebraska (RPN)

Helping Nebraska’s rural communities thrive.

Rural Prosperity Nebraska Information

Phone: (402) 472-7211
Website

1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Rural Rendezvous

Rural Rendezvous is a very open and friendly group of rural economic development professionals and community leaders who meet regularly to network, share ideas and resources, and to learn more about keeping rural communities vital.

Jenny Nixon

Phone: (308) 668-2428

PO Box 277
Harrison, NE 69346

Saint Paul 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.

Aubrie Brown

Phone: (308) 754-5223
Website

1301 Howard Avenue
Saint Paul, NE 68873