The Howells branch of the Homestead Bank, Howells Community Club, and the Village of Howells have been actively promoting business and industrial development in the community. Recent economic development successes in Howells include the start-up of V.O. Enterprise, Maple Creek Seeds, Brester Auto Sales, Tomka Tire, Wragge Truck Services, The Willow Tree Dog Spa, Little Angels Child Care Center, Delgado’s Taqueria, & Eighty8 Bar & Grill.
Visit the following sites for assistance in economic development:
The Village of Howells is a member of the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District. NENEDD helps with community planning, housing programs, & business loans. Click the logo, to the right, for more information!
To learn more about the economic and demographic trends in our community, click the LOIS logo to view our community profile.
For economic development information in the state of Nebraska, click the logo, to the right, to visit the Nebraska Department of Economic Development!
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. Click the logo for more info.
Click the logo, to the right, to visit the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development website page for information on loan & grant programs for businesses, communities/non-profits, cooperatives, individuals, lenders, services, and developers!
Click the HUD.GOV logo, to visit the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development website for information on home rental assistance, grants, economic development, & more.
Click the E.D.A. logo to visit the U.S. Economic Development Administration website to find out more about funding opportunities, disaster recovery, success stories, and a resource directory.
Click the following link to visit the Nebraska Public Power District Economic Development website: Nebraska Public Power District Economic Development
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Food Processing Center’s Entrepreneur Assistance Program is designed specifically for entrepreneurs who want to manufacture and market their family’s secret recipe or add value to something they raise.