The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program creates discussion with existing businesses in Nebraska through personal interviews. These interviews provide important information on the local and state business climate that help shape the state economic development policies and programs.
The Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI) creates collaboration between Nebraska businesses and public schools. The DYTI exposes students to careers in Manufacturing and Information Technology (IT) to support a youth talent pipeline for these industries in the state.
Nebraska Career Scholarships Program is a collaboration between the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), Nebraska community colleges and Nebraska private nonprofit postsecondary institutions. This program will provide scholarships to students pursuing degrees in programs of study leading to high wage, high skill and high demand careers.