Nebraska Cooperative
Development Center

Dedicated to assisting people prosper in rural Nebraska
through all stages of cooperative business development.

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The Nebraska Cooperative Development Center is Nebraska's source for cooperative-based business development. We believe that the cooperative business model has the power to increase the quality of life and economic vitality of rural Nebraska. Since 1999, NCDC has provided education, training and technical assistance to groups interested in working together to meet their needs and reach their goals.

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Our Services

We offer assistance and education to groups exploring the cooperative business model in Nebraska. Our team can assist you with board training, meeting facilitation, community surveys and project management.

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Cooperatives in Nebraska

Learn about different types of cooperatives in Nebraska. From community-owned grocery stores to value-added agriculture ventures, they all fill a unique need in their communities.

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Why Cooperatives?

Whether you are looking to transition your business to employee-ownership, or are seeking a solution to an unmet need in your community, cooperatives can harness the power of working together.

NCDC in the News

Man walking into grocery store.
The steering team and future board of directors should know which questions to ask to ensure that the cooperative is legally structured.
Person working in grocery store.
At NCDC, we assist community groups interested in the cooperative model, to determine if a cooperative is the best incorporation model.
Farmers market stand.
Approximately $650 million in funding is available to eligible producers, processors, distributors, and farmers markets.
Drone shot of main street in small town.
Real estate investment cooperatives are a way to take steps to stop dilapidation, create opportunity and realize revitalization success.

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Man walking into grocery store.
The steering team and future board of directors should know which questions to ask to ensure that the cooperative is legally structured.
Person working in grocery store.
At NCDC, we assist community groups interested in the cooperative model, to determine if a cooperative is the best incorporation model.
Farmers market stand.
Approximately $650 million in funding is available to eligible producers, processors, distributors, and farmers markets.
Drone shot of main street in small town.
Real estate investment cooperatives are a way to take steps to stop dilapidation, create opportunity and realize revitalization success.