Small business owners must compete and succeed in a rapidly changing environment. REAP can help. With the largest statewide rural program in the nation, we operate Nebraska's first and only Women's Business Center. We provide services in both English and Spanish.
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Mission & History
REAP was started by the Center for Rural Affairs in 1990 to meet the needs of the self-employed in the rural Midwest. Center for Rural Affairs studies in the late 1980s showed a high rate of self-employment in rural areas, but no economic development strategies to help this sector.