CDBG Application Guideline Workshops

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is hosting a series of ten workshop webinars to inform and assist applicants who plan to seek CDBG funding during the July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 program year. The webinars are free and open to the public. The first webinar is a general application overview. The other nine will cover guidelines for the program year’s individual funding opportunities. To review the 2020 CDBG application guidelines,

Due to our new grant management system, AmpliFund, we are strongly encouraging everyone to attend webinars relevant to their interests because guidelines and requirements may have changed.

All workshop webinars will occur from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. CDT on the following dates.

  • Water/Wastewater Application | June 25, 2020 | Register
  • Tourism Development Application | June 30, 2020 | Register
  • Youth Job Training Application | July 7, 2020 | Register
  • Public Works Application | July 14, 2020 | Register
  • Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Application | July 15, 2020 | Register
  • Planning Application | July 21, 2020 | Register
  • Downtown Revitalization Application | July 23, 2020 | Register

If you have any questions, please contact Anissa Rasmussen at or 402-471-7999.

NOTE: Application workshop webinars will be recorded and available to watch at your own convenience.

Environmental Review: Floodplain Management

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is partnering with Nebraska Department of Natural Resources to provide web-based training on Floodplain Management.   Join us to learn more about floodplain identification/determination, floodplain administrators, flood insurance, and maps. This training is beneficial to those grantees overseeing projects funded with CDBG, HOME, HTF, and NAHTF. The training is no cost, and will be recorded for individuals unable to attend.

Date to be announced.

If you have any questions please contact Alison Kumbier at (402) 471-3775 or by email at

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Access Requirement Self-Training Presentation

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development released Policy Guidance regarding Limited English Proficiency Access Requirements along with a Four Factor Analysis and Language Access Plan template. These requirements apply to any political subdivision of the State of Nebraska, or an eligible nonprofit organization, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended.

A self-training presentation regarding Limited English Proficiency Access requirements is available.

If you complete the self-training presentation, submit the following Feedback Forms.

If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Schademann at (402) 471-3172 or by email at