Omaha Chamber of Commerce Commissions Fundraising Campaign For Economic Development


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The Omaha Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with several companies and private donors, propels fundraising campaigns to raise more than a million dollars to fund its operations starting 2014 to 2018.

Titled "Prosper Omaha", the campaign seeks to build startups and develop existing businesses within the area. The funds are also to be used to fortify the city’s talent pool as well as build an image for Omaha.


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Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.

Federal Programs Related to - Small & Minority Business Development Programs

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of support: to encourage the establishment and growth of businesses that are owned and operated by individuals or groups who are representative of an ethnic minority, women or another minority population; and for individuals or groups who want to establish or expand the operation of a small business enterprise or venture. Also included are programs that protect the interests of small businesses and assure that they receive a fair share of government purchases, contracts, subcontracts and sales of government property.

Business Assistance Center Services; Business Incubator Programs; Disadvantaged Business Development; Entrepreneurial Training; Government Contract Procurement Assistance; Minority Business Loans; Minority Owned Business Development; Minority Vendor Certification; Small Business Counseling; SBA Loans; Small Business Administration Loans; Small Business Loans; Women Owned Business Development




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