GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Awarded Grant by Fund for Omaha with 1:1 Snap and Boost Program

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Awarded Grant by Fund for Omaha with 1:1 Snap and Boost Program

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center is honored to announce we were selected as one of the local nonprofits by Fund for Omaha to receive the grant promoting our Snap and Boost Program Spanish. The Omaha Community Foundation awarded $487,639 in Fund for Omaha grants to 22 local nonprofits with a focus on promoting racial equity and social…

Third Cohort of Snap and Boost Training Proves Helpful for Participants

Third Cohort of Snap and Boost Training Proves Helpful for Participants

This past September, GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center hosted the third cohort of the Business Plan: Snap & Boost. Snap & Boot is a 5-week training program that meets every Tuesday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm which aids entrepreneurs with the completion of their business plans, accesses and defines the business’s mission, vision and values and takes a deep dive into their budget and financials. This program was designed…

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Partners with Step Up Omaha to add New Client Coordinator

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Partners with Step Up Omaha to add New Client Coordinator

GROW Nebraska Women’s business center is excited to add Billiana Mekoum to the team! Billiana started this endeavor September 27th and is already taking the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center by storm. She joined by a program called Step Up Omaha. This program is helping youths across Nebraska get a job at multiple locations. The…

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Welcome’s Lydia Okuku

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Welcome’s Lydia Okuku

This Summer, the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) was offered an opportunity to partner with Step Up! Omaha – a nonprofit organization that assist youths in resume and interview preparation and first job placements. Step Up! Omaha was able to pair us with an amazing intern named Lydia Okuku. Lydia came to us as…

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center helps bring digital transformation to diverse small businesses in Nebraska with Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center helps bring digital transformation to diverse small businesses in Nebraska with Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

In partnership with Next Street and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Verizon Small Business Digital Ready aims to focus on women- and minority-owned businesses in under-resourced communities The online curriculum will provide resources and in-depth support – including coaching, networking and incentives Omaha, Nebraska —7/14/2022—Today, Grow Nebraska Women’s Business Center announced its plan to help…

The Celebration of a Community

The Celebration of a Community

June 2022 represented a milestone of success and triumph for GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center. This month we excitedly announced our second edition of our premier Business Snap & Boost Program – a 5-week training that teaches new business owners how to create their business plan, define their vision & mission, gain financial and budget forecasting…

Scholarship Program Holds Success for GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Client Chelsea Hawkins

Scholarship Program Holds Success for GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Client Chelsea Hawkins

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center is happy to announce their client, Chelsea Hawkins has officially graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a little help from the team! Back in the Fall of 2021, Chelsea came to the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center to help officially launch her hair care company called Simply Soul….

Senator Deb Fischer visits the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center

Omaha, NE – Recently the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center had a special guest visit from Senator Deb Fischer. The opening of the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center was a dream come true for the GROW Nebraska Foundation. Janell Anderson Ehrke of GROW Nebraska, BC Clark of the Metro Omaha Women’s Business Center and Heather Nelson…

Women entrepreneurs learn and network at GNWBC Sip & Learn events

As an organization, GROW Nebraska strives to be a useful business resource to the entrepreneurs in our state, and the Nebraska Women’s Business Center’s Sip & Learn events have been a fun, accessible addition to these efforts. The GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) was founded in early 2021, when the U.S. Small Business Administration…

BC Clark joins GROW Nebraska board as newest advisor

The GROW Nebraska Board of Directors is excited to welcome BC Clark, a longtime champion for small businesses in Nebraska, as its newest advisor.  Clark joined the GROW Nebraska team earlier this year, stepping in as the Program Director for the new GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center. However, her history of helping small businesses long…