The Nebraska Dept of Economic Development is equipped with some assistance for businesses and communities interested in developing and capitalizing on economic development opportunities. Some of the programs available to incentivize and help finance small and large-scale economic development projects include:
ImagiNE Nebraska is our redesigned incentives portfolio created with small and large businesses in mind.
Promote investment and drive economic growth in low-income and/or economically disadvantaged communities.
Supports projects that help advance business innovation and strengthen workforce recruitment.
Grants to provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities.
Municipal Inland Port Authorities to manage inland port districts.
Assistance with non-profit organization capital projects that have been delayed due to COVID-19.
Preference for various business incentives and grant programs to projects located in whole or in part within a designated enterprise zone.
Grants to support shooting on-location for a film primarily featuring Nebraska-based characters and locales.
Projects to build new rail access business parks in counties of less than 100,000 people.