The Office of the Governor, Economic Development Department, Workforce Solutions Department, and Tourism Department announced the launch of a a clearinghouse to enhance communications and create a central entry-point for businesses to submit questions, challenges, and feedback through the Business Rapid Response online submission form.
Click here to submit a question.
Links to NM Programs and Resources
Economic Development Department – Help for Businesses Negatively Impacted by the COVID-19 Health Emergency
Business-loan guarantee program to make capital available to business owners impacted by coronavirus. Learn more here.
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
Taxation and Revenue Department
The New Mexico Small Business Investment Corp. has committed up to $25 million to its lending partners to help New Mexico businesses impacted by COVID-19. Interested businesses should contact NMSBIC’s lending partners.
Businesses can apply online for disaster assistance low-interest loans.
New Mexico State Investment Council: approved the creation of a $100 million recovery fund to provide discounted, short-term loans to businesses during COVID-19, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
New Mexico Association of Grant Makers has compiled tips and resources for nonprofits on its website.
Links to Industry Association Programs and Resources
Associations across New Mexico have developed COVID-19 resource pages to provide their members with relevant resources and updates.
NMACI: Combating Coronavirus
NMAHHC: COVID-19 Updates
NMAR: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page
NMBC: COVID-19 Resource Portal
NMDA: COVID-19 Updates and Resource Center
NMHA: COVID-19 Resources
NMHCA: Coronavirus Disease 2019
NMRA: Coronavirus Resources
Other Programs and Resources
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.: Click here for more information.
Washington Federal: 5-year business lines of credit with 90 days interest free to business affected by COVID-19
Facebook: Small Business Grants program – offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits
All Together NM Fund: to help with the procurement of food, medical and cleaning supplies for at-risk communities, support for child-care workers supporting front-line employees, and grants to address income insecurity among smaller businesses and employees affected by COVID-19.
BBVA USA: is providing COVID-19 assistance including offering fixed-rate small business loans of up to $50,000 with first payment not due until 90 days after opening and allowing consumers and small businesses to request refunds of overdraft fees, deferred and extension payments on existing consumer and small business loans and credit cards.