2016 Rural Enterprise Reporter

The Rural Enterprise Reporter is published annually by Rural Enterprise Assistance Project of the Center for Rural Affairs. It reviews activities over the past year. Scroll down to download the .pdf version.

Featured in the 2016 edition: 

From the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director: Providing access to core business development services for rural entrepreneurs
Fiscal Year 2016 was a record-setting year for Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP). In 2016, we placed and leveraged over $2.9 million in loans and reached significant numbers of women and Latino entrepreneurs across Nebraska. Read on.

That's Impressive: A sample of accomplishments in FY 2016
Panhandle Region: More than 62 students took a QuickBooks basic training course and received one-on-one assistance in QuickBooks. See news from other regions.

REAP Women's Business Center: Training and technical assistance provided
From September 2015 through May 2016, Women's Business Center specialists and contracted technical assistance providers delivered 2,592 hours of business counseling to 733 clients. Learn more.

REAP staff kept busy during fiscal year 2016
Staffer Janelle Moran was recognized for 10 years of employment by Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs executive director. Check out more activities.

REAP Latino Business Center: A gold medal in your own community
Traveling to conferences seems to be the perfect way to get away, stop working, and get to know new places you haven't visited yet. Read more.

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