ANNUAL MEETING - November 17th - McCook's Best Western Chief Motel - in cooperation
with the Southwest Nebraska Resource Conservation and Development Council.
For information call 1-866-355-9966
WELCOME to the website of the
NEBRASKA DEVELOPMENT NETWORK-
SW NDN is affiliated with the Partnership
for Rural Nebraska and works closely with the USDA's Resource Conservation and Development Council in Southwest Nebraska.
(see links below)
The Nebraska Development Network in the Southwest Region, along with other regional groups affiliated with the Partnership
for Rural Nebraska, works to connect business and community leaders throughout the region and state with people within organizations,
agencies and the private sector who have stepped forward as partners in community and economic growth.
Nebraska is internationally
recognized as a leader in economic growth because of the strength of its local communities and the Nebraska spirit that unites
people with resources, empowering communities to successfully compete in the global environment.
More than 475 organizational
members represent 8,000 individuals within the Network's regional groups. Members include businesses, educational institutions,
elected officials, governmental agencies, chambers of commerce, statewide associations, commissions, tribal governments and
Turn to the Nebraska Development Network for assistance with customized:
Workshops and Conferences
Business Funding Referrals
The mission of the Corporation is to assist communities through education to succeed in a global economy. The purpose
of the Network shall be to create and support throughout Nebraska, community and regional development capacity that:
shared local responsibility for shaping the community's and region's economic future;
Generates and focuses public
and private resources on effective actions that help communities and business to grow and prosper; and
public-private partnerships thereby leveraging limited public resources through private investment.
The Network shall
be enterprise and resource focused, and community and regionally based, with support from local, regional, state, and federal
public and private resources.
To support communities to initiate and plan
their own economic futures by providing them with comprehensive information about the principles of community and economic
To provide communities with more accessible, coherent, efficient, and effective services through the
cooperative voluntary efforts of its members.
To increase the resources directed towards economic development by building
support within communities, volunteerism, cooperation at volunteer level.
To expand the leadership base in communities
and to train leaders in the concepts of "entrepreneurial communities" -- strategic planning, community development and effective
To strive for sustainability with this program by achieving consensus among Network members,
state government leaders and communities regarding the economic concepts fundamental to the visions that is the framework
of the Network as stated in the purpose statement.