Grant Writing & Administration

For many of our communities, accessing grant and loan funds is integral in the successful completion of a project. Our community consultants want to help find those financial resources for your community so that those necessary and important projects can be accomplished.

Our consultants work with communities to access funding from various agencies such as:


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program (REDLG)
  • Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) and Rural Business Opportunity Grant (RBOG)
  • Predevelopment Planning Grants
  • Community Facility Loan/Loan Guarantee/Grant Program

Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED)

  • Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
    • Planning Grants
    • Downtown Revitalization Grants
    • Public Works Project Grants
    • Planning
    • Housing
  • Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program

Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA)

  • Housing Studies


There are many other resources available that SCEDD consultants can assist you and your community in:

  • Knowledge and information about various funding opportunities
  • Connecting you with resources
  • Reviewing applications
  • Preparing and administering various grant projects

Our goal is to assist you in taking the next right step to meet your community’s needs!


South Central Economic Development District, Inc.

401 East Ave, 2nd Floor

P.O. Box 79

Holdrege, NE 68949

Phone: 308.455.4770