The State of Nebraska, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, the University of Nebraska and several local project partners came together to develop and share the Nebraska Business Response Survey, Rounds one and two, to understand the impact coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the revenue and workforce of organizations across the state and find the best ways to support our business and nonprofit community during this crisis. The first round of the survey launched Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 2 P.M. and closed Friday, April 24, 2020, at 5 P.M. At the end of the first survey, we asked respondents if they would be willing to participate in future studies on this topic. On June 16 an email invited 2,251 business and nonprofit operators to complete the round two survey. After three reminder emails, the survey closed on June 28, 2020. We received 905 responses to the second round of the survey. When reviewing the results of the survey be aware of the caveats. First, the survey results can only represent the views of those that responded during the time the survey was open. We recognize that the current global pandemic is rapidly evolving and thus viewpoints may evolve as well. Second, not all respondents answered all questions. Thus, the percentages and the number of respondents are given for most data points in the report and do vary across questions. Finally, in some places results may not add up to 100% due to rounding.
Schafer, Josie Gatti; Grell, Tara; An, Bit; and Kiper, Melanie, "COVID-19 Impact on Nebraska Businesses: Nebraska Business Response Survey Report Round 2" (2020). Archived Publications. 521.