Economic Development Grants (CDBG)

Loans to businesses or infrastructure construction projects undertaken for economic development purposes. This grant has an open cycle that will review applications on a rolling basis. Max award is $1 million with a 100% match required. Contact PADD staff if your community is interested or go to the Department of Economic Development website under CDBG Grants.

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Transportation Innovation Act Economic Opportunity

This is a program from the Nebraska Department of Roads to encourage businesses to make a difference in Nebraska. The goal of the program is attract or retain jobs and private capital investment in Nebraska, to make grant funds for strategic transportation improvements, and to connect businesses to Nebraska’s multimodal transportation system. Eligible applicants include cities, counties or MPO’s. To apply, submit a letter of interest to Korey Donahoo at


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