Panhandle Area Development District
1620 Broadway Suite E,  Scottsbluff, NE  69361     Map
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Serving the Nebraska Panhandle Since 1973
The Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) is a public, non-profit, council of governments serving the 11-county Nebraska Panhandle.

PADD is governed by a board of regional leaders who are committed to developing programs and strategies to make the Nebraska Panhandle a highly desirable place to work, live, and visit.

PADD's professional staff is engaged in a wide variety of community and regional activities to improve regional competetiveness, stimulate economic growth, and enhance community vitality.

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​Regional and Community Development  PADD assists regional and community projects with
technical assistance, grant writing,
administrative services, city planning, environmental reviews, housing rehab, lead paint tests & nuisance abatement.
​Entrepreneurship Training & Financial Assistance 
PADD provides gap financing loans to small businnesses; high quality entrepreneurial training (EDGE); and assistance in starting cooperatives.
Western Nebraska Tourism Coalition (WNTC)  PADD's WNTC executes efficient and effective tourism promotion through its
Journey Magazine, WNTC website, joint marketing, & brochure distribution.
"This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider, and Employer"
Coming Together: Innovations for Economic and Social Change
PADD staff discusses Social Enterprise conference on 1-15-15