Microenterprise Assistance Program

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    Microenterprise Assistance Program

    The purpose of the microenterprise assistance program is to encourage and support the transfer of Nebraska-based technology and innovation in rural and urban areas of Nebraska in order to create high-growth, high technology businesses and to enhance creation of wealth and quality jobs.

    The purpose of the microenterprise assistance program is to encourage and support the transfer of Nebraska-based technology and innovation in rural and urban areas of Nebraska in order to create high-growth, high technology businesses and to enhance creation of wealth and quality jobs. Eligible applicants include Internal Revenue Service (IRS) designated 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations located within the State of Nebraska. Such applicants must demonstrate statewide coverage of services to all areas of the State.

    Micro-lending Application Cycle 1:  Applications must be submitted to the Department no later than 5:00 PM on December 2, 2019.  Up to $500,000 will be awarded in Cycle 1.

    Micro-lending Application Cycle 2:  Applications must be submitted to the Department no later than 5:00 PM on December 1, 2020.  Up to $1,000,000 (less Cycle 1 award amount) will be awarded in Cycle 2.

    Microenterprise Technical Assistance applications must be received by the Department no later than 5:00 PM on December 2, 2019.

    For more information on the Microenterprise Assistance Program:

    Nisha Avey

    Business Innovation Consultant


    nisha.avey@nebraska.gov  | 402-471-1466