Nebraska Based Business Helps

Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise

Investigate customized training for your business team, register for classes and follow the news at: http://www.centerforenterprise.com/. McCook Area Account Manager Lena Koebell holds office hours at McCook Community College and the Keystone Business Center .


Community Economic Development Clinic

The Community Economic Development (CED) Clinic through Creighton University School of Law provides vital experience for our third-year law students—and free legal assistance for micro-enterprise entrepreneurs and nonprofit groups who cannot afford or access legal services. A licensed Nebraska attorney supervises students.


Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) North Platte and McCook

NBDC offers help with loan packaging, business plan preparation, and much more. With a McCook office in the Keystone Business Center, this is a very accessible source for business technical assistance.


Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP)

REAP is the leader in small business lending in Nebraska, as well as offering many other services in both Spanish and English. You may apply for a small business loan online. REAP also provides help with business plan development, research of potential markets and marketing ideas, and discussion of management issues with experienced business specialists. Dena Beck, Southwest/Central Region Senior Program Leader & Loan Specialist is in McCook one day a month at the Keystone Business Center. Call the MEDC Office for appointments or contact Dena at: denab@cfra.org


Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development  is the lead economic development agency for Nebraska emphasizing growing and diversifying the state’s economic base, and bringing new dollars into the state.


USDA Rural Development

USDA is a key player in many aspects of rural development in Nebraska, with an attractive offering of financial and technical services for businesses.