Center for Rural Affairs REAP

Started in 1990, REAP has provided services to numerous micro/small businesses throughout Nebraska. (A micro business is defined as one with 10 or fewer employees.) We've placed over $9 million in loans and leveraged over $16 million in additional funds from other sources. Through REAP you can create a business plan, research potential markets and marketing ideas, discuss management issues with experienced business specialists, and apply for a small business loan. Contact Nancy Flock for more information


Nebraska Business Development Center

NBDC is a cooperative program of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the College of Business Administration of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska Kearney. Statewide, NBDC provides direct management and technical assistance to more than 2,000 businesses in Nebraska each year. Basic services are provided free of charge.


State of Nebraska One Stop Business Center

The One-Stop Registration Information System has been established to help in navigating the process of setting up a new business. This system is designed to help create your business entity by:

  • Asking you pertinent questions about your business
  • Identifying necessary forms to be filed with appropriate State agencies
  • Providing you with help links and contacts throughout the process