Panhandle Area Development District
1620 Broadway Suite E-10, Scottsbluff, NE 69361 Map
Business Resource Partners
Resources for businesses in the Panhandle span multiple locations and organizations. Please see below for the list of business resources in the Panhandle.
Six economic development organizations serve the sub-regions, counties, and communities of the Nebraska Panhandle and Goshen County, WY. These organizations are focused on building the economies of their local communities and have resources to assist businesses, entrepreneurs, address housing, and promote economic development through business retention and expansion.
223 S. Chestnut St., Kimball, NE 69145
110 W. 22nd Ave., Torrington, WY 82240
305 Box Butte Ave., Alliance, NE 69301
Local Economic Development Professionals
Western Nebraska Community College
Box Butte Development Corporation
Box Butte County, NE
Goshen County Economic Development Corporation
Goshen County, WY
City of Kimball Department of Economic Development
Nebraska's Northwest Development Corporation
Dawes County, NE
City of Sidney/Cheyenne County
Economic Development Partnership
Twin Cities Development Association, Inc.
706 W Third Street, Chadron, NE 69337
1115 13th Ave. PO Box 79, Sidney, NE 69162
1620 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC)
Individual Management Consultations, Workshops and Seminars, Business and Financial Planning Analysis, and Special Studies
Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP)
One-on-one technical assistance, Business training, and networking. Two lending programs.
“Entrepreneurial coaching”, initial consultations, counseling, product evaluation, and market access opportunities
Dean of Economic and Community Development
1601 E. 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
- business and entrepreneurial education
- computer and technical skills
- leadership and management training
- continuing professional education and certification
- adult basic education programs
- English as a Second Language programs
- distance learning classroom
Locations in Alliance, Scottsbluff, and Sidney
Panhandle Area Development District Business Assistance Services
PADD provides gap financing loans for Small Businesses and Economic Development Projects in the region.
PADD is a proud Sponsor of the Nebraska Public Agency Investment Trust (NPAIT) PADD works closely with business assistance and economic development professionals in the Panhandle to connect businesses to the resources they need. PADD works specifically to provide an Economic Development Loan Fund and to manage regional resources for Social Enterprise.
If you have any questions regarding our small business services or would like more information, please contact us:
Bryan Venable- Business Resource Manager
Interested in a business with a social purpose?
Social enterprises are businesses whose primary purpose is the common good. They use the methods and disciplines of business and the power of the marketplace to address a social, environmental and human justice need.
Nebraska Department of Labor
Scottsbluff and Alliance, NE
Patricia Comfort- Regional Manager
505 A Broadway Suite 300, Scottsbluff, NE 69361