Business Resources

Business Information and Resources Related to Coronavirus

Please call us with any questions you may have about your business during this time of uncertainty. You can also check out the following information and resources for businesses related to coronavirus (COVID-19):

Nebraska Business Development Center Business Resiliency Resources
What can NBDC help with?

  • Help small businesses rethink their operations so they can try to adapt to the current environment
  • Conduct a cash flow analysis and advise owners on how to preserve cash during this crisis
  • Provide assistance with disaster loan applications

To request services, please visit our staff directory to contact a consultant or call 402.554.NBDC (6232) and leave a message.

 

Nebraska Department of Economic Development Covid-19 Information
-Link to sites and resources to inform and assist businesses during Nebraska’s ongoing response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to All of Nebraska Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Dec. 21, 2020.

For more information about Coronavirus, please visit: Coronavirus.gov.

For more information about available SBA resources and services, please visit: SBA.gov/coronavirus.

U.S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet – Economic Injury Disaster Loans (pdf)

SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus (pdf)

Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
-Coronavirus toolkit for chambers, business, and industry

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
-Resources, guidelines, and Coronavirus response toolkit

Nebraska Department of Labor: Short-time Compensation Program
-The Short-Time Compensation program helps prevent layoffs by allowing employers to uniformly reduce affected employees’ hours by 10 to 60 percent while permitting the employees to receive a prorated unemployment benefit.

Nebraska Department of Economic Development
-If your business is in need of assistance due to Covid-19, you can contact the Nebraska DED business representative for North Central Nebraska:
Sheryl Hiatt
(402) 340-6180
sheryl.hiatt@nebraska.gov

U.S. Small Business Administration
Coronavirus (Covid-19): Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

 

Business Listings

If you are a Holt County business, we will list your business for free on www.growholt.com/in-holt-county/businesses/. Contact us if you would like to add or update your business’s information.

Job Postings

Are you hiring? Holt County businesses can post their job openings for free on www.growholt.com. Set up an account here and start posting. Let us know if you need assistance setting up an account.

Business Plan Assistance

Download the Business Plan Guide and the Business Plan Template to help you start your business. Need help getting started? We offer in house business plan assistance and resources.

Location Listings

Use www.growholt.com to list your land, building, or business for sale. Starting a new business? Moving a business to Holt County? Let us help you find the perfect location for your business!

Trainings & Workshops

We offer trainings and workshops throughout the year for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Follow us on Social Media and join our email list to keep up to date on trainings and workshops coming up.