Nebraska Department of Economic Development

Nebraska Department of Economic Development provides information, assistance and resources for Nebraska small businesses. One such program is the Community Development Block Grant.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Physical Disaster Loan

Only federal loan available to Nebraska residents. More details on the loan provided at the top of the page. For more info please visit

NE 16371-01 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Nebraska Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SBA (7a) Paycheck Protection Program 

The PPP provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs,  or other related costs such as group health care benefits during periods of paid sick, medical or family leave, and insurance premiums.  In addition, the capital can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent and utilities and interest on payments on any other debt obligations that were incurred before February 15, 2020.

Businesses interested in applying are encouraged to consult with their business bank first. For more information on local SBA lenders closest to your location, please visit their website.