April 2, 2019

CDBG Certified Administrators Training, Required for CDBG Program Admins, Occurring this May

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will host Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Certified Administrators Training this May 7-10. Completing the course is a requirement for those who have not previously completed the training and wish to administer CDBG projects in Nebraska. The CDBG program, administered by DED, awards […]
April 1, 2019

Department of Economic Development Announces Open Application Cycle for CDBG Disaster Recovery Planning Grants

In response to the March flooding disaster, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced an open application cycle for recovery-related grants under the 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Planning category. Depending upon community needs, the CDBG Planning priority can support the preparation of strategic planning studies […]
March 26, 2019

Community Development Week 2019: Celebrating Success in Communities throughout Nebraska

Mark your calendar to celebrate the 33rd anniversary of National Community Development Week, occurring April 22-26, 2019. The National Community Development Association initiated National Community Development Week (CD Week) in 1986 to remind Congress of the importance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant […]
March 12, 2019

Merck Animal Health Cuts Ribbon on Omaha Facility Expansion

Photo: Merck Animal Health representatives and Nebraska state, local and economic development officials cut the ribbon on newly expanded Omaha facility. Merck Animal Health today held a ribbon cutting to celebrate a major expansion of its west Omaha operations center. Merck and Co., Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and […]