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