Who We Are


Central Nebraska Economic Development District

The Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD) is a 14-county regional development organization that provides business and community economic development, along with housing development, assistance. Growing our communities is at the forefront of our mission. CNEDD is recognized as an official Economic Development District by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) since 2003. CNEDD is the largest economic development district with the lowest population density per square mile in Nebraska.

Investing in the Future

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Central Nebraska through community and business development.

Our goal is to make a difference in every county we serve by working together to keep our region strong and viable.

CNEDD provides business, community, and economic development services to the following counties in Central Nebraska: Blaine, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Holt, Keya Paha, Loup, Rock, Sherman, Valley, and Wheeler.