April 6, 2021
The Gov. also named the City of North Platte as the recipient of 2021’s “Governor’s Showcase Community Award”

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims April 5-9 Community Development Week, Announces North Platte as Showcase Community for 2021

This week, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring April 5-9, 2021, as Community Development Week (CD Week) in the state of Nebraska. The Gov. also named the City of North Platte as the recipient of 2021’s “Governor’s Showcase Community Award” for outstanding achievements in economic development and the impactful use of state and federal funds.
March 31, 2021

DED Announces Civic and Community Center Financing Fund Awards

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced the recipients of $168,000 in project planning awards under the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF). As detailed below, 13 municipalities will each receive between $9,000-$15,000 to support local planning efforts related to the development of community facilities — from […]
March 19, 2021

Teamwork, Block Grants Combine to Create Opportunities in York and Surrounding Region

York Cold Storage I LLC, a subsidiary of Great West Pet Food Holding, Inc., is set to create at least a dozen new jobs following a $4.2 million investment in facilities and equipment. Partial financing for the project was made possible by a performance-based loan generated in collaboration between state/local officials and economic developers.
March 19, 2021

DED Announces Newest HOME, HTF Award Recipients, Will Not Participate in 2nd 2020 LIHTC Program Cycles. CDBG Disaster Recovery Funding Not Yet Available.

The latest round of housing awards from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will contribute to the development of 171 affordable rental units in the communities of Blair, West Point and Omaha.
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