We love Nebraska, and it shows.

About Us

Since 1967, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has been focused on growing and diversifying the state’s economic base, bringing new dollars, new businesses, and new people into the state.

Our Functions

  • Support communities with development efforts.
  • Assist with starting, retaining, and expanding businesses.
  • Promote the state for business locations and expansions.

Our Mission

Provide quality leadership and services that enable Nebraska’s communities, businesses, and people to succeed in a global economy. We are here, equipped and ready, to assist you and your community in developing and capitalizing on economic development opportunities.


Join our team and help make a difference in Nebraska.

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