We here at CCED realize that it is imperative that resources be available and easily accessed during these times.  Below is a series of links and information collected from various federal, state, and local entities. Our office cares deeply for the county’s businesses and families. If you can’t find what you are looking for, contact our offices.


US SBA has opened up a second round of PPP.

To find out more information and see the application, CLICK HERE.

NEDED will be starting a second round of Stabilization Grants starting at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday October, 21.

Here is the link to the website: DED Programs and Grants

If you have any questions, please contact the office.


Nebraska Economic Development

NED has put out 2 new grants that will be for small businesses and livestock producers.

Small Business Stabilization

Livestock Producers

SBA & Treasury released the long-awaited guidance on PPP loan forgiveness at 10:44 pm on Friday. They also put out rules on how SBA will review loans to determine whether borrowers were eligible. Below is the analysis done by the great team at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Small Business Administration – Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans – Paycheck Protection Plan Application
    • SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during this crisis
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance
    • This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.
  • SBA Express Bridge Loans
    • Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,00 quickly.
  • Small Business Debt Relief Program
    • The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during this pandemic.


Investing Business

COVID-19 Financial Guide

NE Works

Resource Page


Rural Resource Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Nebraska Economic Development

NED COVID-19 Resources

US Travel Association


Nebraska Department of Labor

April 6, 2020 Unemployment Press Release

Unemployment Eligibility Information

U.S. Senate Committee On Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

U.S. Small Business Administration

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance Application

This disaster relief program is being handled directly through the SBA with no assistance, direction, or involvement with SBA approved lending agencies or banks.