Nebraska Enterprise Fund provides small business training in a wide variety of topics to help your business Start-up, Grow, and Prosper. These topics can be found on the Events tab or by clicking on the link below.
Small Businesses Supported
Million Loaned Successfully
Business Counseling and Mentorship
Business Acceleration Training
Essentials of Entrepreneurship
QuickBooks and Record-Keeping
Credit as an Asset
- Additional training opportunities will be announced as community needs arise.
- NEF also offers one-to-one training and mentoring, covering:
- Cash flow analysis
- Market Planning
- Business planning
- Business resumption
- Financial analysis
- General small business management
Loans from $1,000 to $150,000 provided directly to businesses based on business capacity, ability to repay and growth plans.
Loans in collaboration with a lead bank. NEF provides the crucial “gap” financing to ensure good deals are great by augmenting the bank’s ability to fund.
NEF provides loans to mission-focused Micro Development Organizations reaching targeted diverse and under served entrepreneurs.
Small-dollar financing to small and emerging business based on existing contract, provided in collaboration with the Greater Omaha Chamber’s REACH Initiative.
Your Access to Capital
NEF provides flexible lending products to businesses and programs across Nebraska and Southwest Iowa to support your capital needs and growth plans.
NEF has received an increasing number of inquiries from Iowa entrepreneurs and bankers with requests for loans in this area. With few other non-traditional lending options available for small businesses, NEF expanded services into Iowa in 2021, focusing on the neighboring community of Council Bluffs and the Western portion of the state.
Credit Building Program
This program assists you in working with clients to setup payments with past due and collection accounts. As part of building credit, the loan program is an installment loan designed to help build credit faster. It allows clients to begin building a better credit score while clearing up the past due and collection accounts.