Business Vision


From an entrepreneurial start-up to a well-established business expansion, the Grand Island Small Business Resource Team is designed to seamlessly guide you through the process. Don't know where to go or whom to speak to? No problem! The Small Business Resource Team does, and they're here to help! No project, idea, or enterprise is too small or big for the Team.

Services provided by the Resource Team include, but are not limited to:

Business + Market Planning 

  • Counseling & Mentoring
  • Business plan preparation
  • Reports & studies
  • Rural & minority expertise
  • Strategic + expansion planning
  • Geographical information system data
  • Premium market + Industry research
  • Industry financial performance analysis
  • Site studies
  • Marketing and advertising plans
  • Groundbreakings + ribbon cuttings
  • Customized workforce training seminars
  • Site & building search
  • Site infrastructure identification

Funding + Financing 

  • Gap Financing & Loan guarantees
  • Low-interest loans
  • Financial planning
  • Financial Incentive packaging

Development, Management + Transition 

  • Business exit planning
  • Family succession planning
  • Certified business valuations
  • Intellectual property valuations


The Grand Island Small Business Resource Team members:



“Grand Island provided us the ability to build and maintain professional careers, while still being present in our children's lives. That's the 'better opportunity' we found here.”
Lynda ConnerGrand Island Business Owner
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