To provide quality leadership and services that enable Nebraska communities, businesses, and people to succeed in a global economy. We are here, equipped and ready, to assist you and your community in developing and capitalizing on economic development opportunities.
- Support communities with development efforts
- Assist with starting, retaining and expanding businesses
- Promote the state for business locations and expansions
- Encourage increased visitations by travelers
The Department's four operating divisions:
Business Development Division
Provides assistance to communities with business and economic development programs, offers direct assistance to businesses, and represents statewide interests in retaining, expanding and recruiting businesses to the state.
Community and Rural Development Division
Provides technical and financial services through community-targeted programs and regional service delivery.
Travel and Tourism Division
Visit Nebraska! Travel and tourism is big business, and one of the most steadily expanding industries in the national and world economy.
Division of Administration and Operations
Provides support to the other three operating divisions, which offers cost-effective and efficient administrative, fiscal, human resources, marketing, and public information services such as Department News.
Contact The DED Staff
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is served by a nine-member Economic Development Commission,
Economic Development Commissioners
|Janet Palmtag||Nebraska City|
|Tim White||Grand Island|