$12,000 grants available from State of Nebraska for livestock producers and small businesses.

AREA News, News, Photo Feature - 06.01.20

The state of Nebraska is using portions of its CARES act funding to provide grants of around $12,000 to small businesses and livestock producers. Read below for more information:

Livestock Producers Stabilization Grant:

Who is eligible:

  • Livestock producers with 1 to 10 employees that have closed or sustained a loss of revenue or employment since march 13, 2020 are eligible to apply.
  • Producers must have at least 20 animal units
  • 2/3 of gross income must come from farming or ranching.


  • Opening Date: June 15
  • Submission deadline: June 26 at 5:00 p.m. CT

First step is to submit eligibility certification:

  • Businesses must submit: business name, email, state ID
  • Sole proprietorship must submit: Name, email, social security #, driver’s license #, date issued for driver’s license, adjusted gross income for most recent tax return.
  • Applicants must also submit Schedule F or first page of 2019 tax return.

To get started and for more information go to the state’s website here: https://getnebraskagrowing.nebraska.gov/ag-grants/

Small Business Stabilization Grant

Who is eligible:

  • Nebraska owned businesses with 5-49 employees as of March 13, 2020
  • Businesses must have been closed or sustained a loss of revenue since March 13, 2020


  • Submission opening date: June 15
  • Submission deadline: June 26 at 5:00 p.m.

To apply businesses must submit business name, email, state ID, withholding FEIN, and state of Nebraska business tax information from last quarter or last year depending on how you file.

To apply and get more information go here: https://getnebraskagrowing.nebraska.gov/nebraska-small-business-stabilization-grant/

Learn More at: http://getnebraskagrowing.nebraska.gov/ or call 1-855-264-6858