February 7, 2012

Bee receives $243,386 CDBG funding to improve water system

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $243,386 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the Village of Bee to update components of its water system.
February 3, 2012

Hartington receives $505,000 CDBG for new business start-up

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) today awarded $505,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to the City of Hartington to help TrailManor Manufacturing Company, LLC, start up a manufacturing facility. The production process includes the design, manufacture, assembly and laminate of light weight recreational travel trailers. The project will create 20 full-time jobs, of which 51 percent will be made available to low- and moderate-income persons.
January 31, 2012

March 15 is deadline for state’s Microenterprise Lending Program

Eligible nonprofit organizations now have until March 15 to apply for up to as much as $700,000 in grant funding per year in 2012 and 2013 through the state's Microenterprise Lending Program. Administered through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), the program is part of the Governor's Talent & Innovation Initiative (T12) passed last May by the Nebraska Legislature.
January 27, 2012

More than $1.9 million awarded for housing projects in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $1,997,834 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for owner-occupied  housing rehabilitation projects to communities in southeastern, south central, southwestern and northeastern Nebraska.