Financial Assistance

Banks / Savings & Loans / Credit Unions

Bank of the West
2714 23rd St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-7181
www.bankofthewest.com
Columbus United FCU
2472 39th Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-4597
www.cufcuweb.com
First National Bank
2623 13th St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-1481
www.firstnationalonlinebanking.com
Great Plains State Bank
3423 21st St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-6077
www.gpsbanks.com
First Nebraska Bank
3225 23rd St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-3656
www.firstnebrasksabank.com
Bank of the Valley
4774 33rd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-2805
www.bankofthevalley.com
Great Western Bank
1464 26th Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-2731
www.tieronebank.com
BankFirst
1371 26th Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-3550
www.bankfirstonline.com
Cornerstone Bank
3304 16th St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-9166
www.cornerstoneconnect.com
Nebraska Energy FCU
1414 15th St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-5990
www.ne-fcu.org
Union Bank & Trust Loan
Production Office
2071 33rd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-5255
ww.ubt.com
Columbus Bank & Trust Co.
2501 13th St.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-1234
www.colbank.com
US Bank
2221 23rd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-563-4283
www.usbankcom
Pinnacle Bank
2661 33rd Ave.
Columbus, NE 68601
402-562-8935
www.pinnbank.com
Farm Credit Services of America
1740 Bill Babka Drive
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-2778
www.countryhomeloans.com

Financial Assistance

In addition to the funds available through private banks we have several local sources to assist in putting together a business loan. All of the loan programs below will be used to provide gap financing up to 40% of the total project costs. Other business loan programs may be available depending on the type and needs of the business.
Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District
NENEDD operates a business loan program and has provided business loans to over a hundred businesses in northeast Nebraska in the last five years. The NENEDD program is used for a variety of retail, service and manufacturing businesses. The contact information is Mr. Jeff Christensen, Business Loan Specialist for NENEDD at 402-649-7223.
City of Columbus LB840 Business Growth Fund
The City of Columbus has two loan programs for business loans for industrial related businesses. Loans are generally made for the purchase of buildings, acquiring other businesses and equipment. The contact information is Mr. Joe Mangiamelli, City Administrator at 402-562-4232 or Mr. Dave Bell, Columbus Economic Council at 402-564-3171, ext. 257.
Platte County CDBG Reuse Program
Platte County has a loan program for business loans for industrial related businesses. Loans are generally made for the purchase of buildings, other businesses and equipment. The contact information is Mr. Jeff Christensen, Business Loan Specialist for NENEDD at 402-379-1150.