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Nebraska EBT Discounts and Perks (2024 Edition)

Do you know about Nebraska EBT Discounts and perks? Most Nebraska cardholders are not aware of the awesome benefits that come with their Card. If you have a Nebraska EBT Card, your card comes with discounts and perks exclusive to EBT cardholders.

This includes discounted admission to museums, zoos, and aquariums, more than 50% discount on Amazon Prime Membership.

In addition, your Nebraska EBT Card qualifies you for discounted or FREE cell phone and home internet plans. 

In this post, we are going to share with you the most exciting Nebraska EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff.
"Nebraska EBT Discounts and Perks"

National EBT Discounts

Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States, that can also be redeemed by Nebraska EBT Card Holders.

Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you have a Nebraska EBT Card, you can now sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount and get all the great benefits that come with Prime membership, at a fraction of the cost.

The regular Amazon Prime membership is $14.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $6.99. That’s over 50% off the regular price.

Given that Amazon is part of the USDA pilot of vendors approved to accept food stamps online for delivery, prime membership allows you to order groceries through Amazon Pantry in certain parts of the country.

Sign-up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount HERE

If you are not sure if the Amazon Prime EBT Discount is worth it, here is a summary of the what you get with your Amazon Prime membership:

FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items

With Amazon Prime membership, you get fast, free shipping on over 50 million eligible items on They have also rolled out a program recently that allows people who live in certain metropolitan areas to get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries.

Instantly Stream TV Shows and Movies

One of the most popular features is the instant streaming of TV Shows and Movies. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. You can stream all these on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices.

Other Benefits of Amazon Prime

  • Buy groceries online with your EBT Card through Amazon Pantry for delivery (in states where this is available)
  • Over two million songs. Thousands of playlists and stations (On-demand, ad-free music streaming)
  • Books, Magazines & More (Unlimited reading on any device)
  • Original audio series from Audible (Unlimited listening to original audio series)
  • Twitch Prime (Get free game content every month, exclusive discounts, plus loads more)
  • All your photos, together at last (Free unlimited photo storage)

Nebraska EBT Discounts for 2024

Lifeline Program

If you are currently on Food Stamps/EBT Cardholder, and your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost home or cell phone service for you or a member of your family through the Federal Lifeline Program, which serves nearly 13 million Americans.

The Lifeline program helps to lower the monthly cost of phone and internet service. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their monthly bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet service, but not both.

Discounted Cell Phone Services

Below is a list of cell phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of Nebraska.

Company Name Phone
Viaero Wireless 877-484-2376
Access Wireless 866-594-3644
TerraCom Wireless 877-351-4747
Tempo Telecom 877-822-8501
StandUP Wireless 800-544-4441

Discounted Home Phone Services

Below is a list of home phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of Nebraska.

Company Name Phone
Hershey Cooperative Telephone Company 308-368-5561
HunTel CableVision, Inc. 888-873-6282
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 701-662-1100
Wauneta Telephone Company 308-394-2000
Rock County Telephone Co 402-426-6200
Benkelman Telephone Company 303-423-2000
Cambridge Telephone Company 308-697-3333
Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications 877-537-4403
Great Plains Communication 855-853-1483
Plainview Telephone Company 402-582-4242
Elsie Communications, Inc. 866-542-6780
Frontier Communications 800-921-8101
Eastern Nebraska Telephone Co. 402-426-6200
Nebraska Central Telephone Company 888-873-6282
Mobius Communications Co. 308-487-5500
Arapahoe Telephone Company 888-218-5050
Three River Telephone Company 800-796-4567
Glenwood Telephone Company 912-523-5111
Henderson Cooperative Telephone Company 402-723-4448
Blair Telephone Co 402-426-6200
Pinpoint Communications 800-793-2788
Windstream Communications 800-347-1991
Hemingford Cooperative Telephone Company 308-487-3311
Arlington Telephone Co 402-426-6200
The Curtis Telephone Company 800-742-7464
Clarks Telecommunications 866-858-1917
CenturyLink 800-407-5411
Dalton Telephone Co 866-542-6779
Hooper Telephone Company 800-352-0006
Consolidated Telephone Company 701-483-4000
Hartington Telecommunications Company 402-254-3901
Diller Telephone Company 402-793-5330
Allo Communications 308-882-7800
Stanton Telephone Company 402-439-2264
Pierce Telephone Company 402-329-6225
Hamilton Telephone Company 800-821-1831
Cozad Telephone Company 800-842-9733
Hartman Telephone Exchanges 308-423-8950
Southeast Nebraska Communications 402-245-6000
K&M Telephone Company 402-482-5220
Consolidated Telephone Company 800-753-9104
U.S. Cellular 800-944-9400

Discounted Internet Service

The new Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides discounted internet to EBT Cardholders. The program provides households with a $30 discount on their internet service each month.

Plus, you could also get a one-time $100 discount on the purchase of an eligible laptop, desktop or tablet.

You can combine the $30 ACP internet credit with your Lifeline phone service to save even more on your phone and internet bill each month.

To find out how to apply, check out our article here.

Discounted Museums Admission

As mentioned earlier, your EBT Card gives you discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places. We have compiled the list below for your convenience.

The Nebraska Museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID.

The offer covers up to four individuals per EBT card, which means that if you have a family of 4, you can use your Nebraska EBT card to get the special discounted rate or the free admission for all four members.

These rates are available during all normal operating hours. We advise that you call the museum first before you go – so that you can find out what their special rate is for EBT Cardholders (whether it’s free admission or $3).

Here is the list of participating Museums:

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer

3133 W US Hwy 34
Grand Island, Nebraska 68801
(308) 385-5316

Elkhorn Valley Museum

515 Queen City Blvd
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

University of Nebraska State Museum

Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588
(402) 472-2637

International Quilt Museum

1523 N. 33rd St.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68583
(402) 472-6549

Omaha Children’s Museum

500 South 20th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

1416 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410

Nebraska EBT Discounts Summary

We hope you found our list of Nebraska EBT discounts helpful. If you have any comments, suggestions for other perks or EBT discounts to add, please tell us in the comments section below or contact us.

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Kwame Kuadey

Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.



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