Business Resources

Nebraska Business Development Center – Provides confidential, impartial services & educational opportunities for established & start-up businesses, researchers, entrepreneurs & professionals.

Contact: Wayne Center Director
Gardner Hall, 111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787
Website: nebraskabusinessdevelopmentcenter
Phone: (402) 375-7575

Nebraska Department of Economic Development – Assists with every step of business and community development with resources to help you every step of the way.

Business Development Division
PO Box 272, Spencer, NE 68777
Website: opportunity.nebraska.gov
Phone: (402) 340-6180

USDA – Promotes economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks, credit unions, and community-managed lending pools. Also, they offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural producers and cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their operations.

2601 Lakeridge Drive
Suite #2
Norfolk, NE 68701
Website: usdane.gov
Phone: (402) 371-5350 x 1004

Northeast Economic Development District Revolving Loan Fund – Was created to help fund Economic Development projects with a 26-county region of Northeast and Northcentral Nebraska. It provides gap financing for micro-enterprise in conjunction with local financial institutions, allowing the business owner the ability to expand a current business, transfer ownership or purchase an existing business.

111 South 1st Street
Norfolk, NE 68701
Website: nenedd.org
Mobile: (402) 649-7223
Phone: (402) 379-1150

Center for Rural Affairs- Rural Enterprise Assistance Program (REAP)  – Offers four essential services: financing (micro-loans), business training, technical assistance, and networking. Through REAP, you can create a business plan, research potential markets & marketing ideas, discuss management issues with experienced business specialists and apply for a small business loan.

145 Main Street
Lyons, NE 68038
Website: cfra.org/reap
Phone: (402) 656-3091

Nebraska Enterprise Fund – Supports Nebraska’s micro & small business by providing capital, training and technical assistance. NEF offers loans direct to businesses and can help fill financing gaps in participation with other lenders or programs.

330 North Oakland Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045
Website: nebbiz.org
Phone: (402) 685-5500

Nebraska Municipal Power Pool
83377 Glynoaks Drive
Lincoln, NE 68516
Website: nmpp
Phone: (402) 474-4759

Nebraska Public Power District
141 15th Street
Columbus, NE 68602
Website: nppd
Phone: (1-877) ASK-NPPD

Cuming County Public Power District
500 South Main Street
West Point, NE 68788
Website: ccppd
Phone: (402) 372-2463

Black Hills Energy
1600 Windhoek Drive
PO Box 83008 Lincoln, NE 68501
Website: bhe
Mobile: (402) 276-4127
Phone: (402) 437-1850

Cuming County Government
200 South Lincoln Street
West Point, NE 68788
Website: cumingco.com
Phone: (402) 372-6002

Bancroft Village Office
322 Main Street
Bancroft, NE 68004
Website: bancroftnebraska
Phone: (402) 648-3332

Beemer Village Office
317 Main Street
Beemer, NE 68716
Website: beemer.ne
Phone: (402) 528-325

West Point City Office
444 South Main Street
West Point, NE 68788
Website: westpoint
Phone: (402) 372-2466

Wisner City Office
1115 Avenue E
Wisner, NE 68791
Website: wisner
Phone: (402) 529-6616