The Economic Development Department is accepting applications for financial relief for businesses through the Wildfire Grant Program.
Donor Name: New Mexico Economic Development Department
State: New Mexico
County: Colfax County (NM), San Miguel County (NM), Mora County (NM), Lincoln County (NM), Valencia County (NM), Sandoval County (NM), and Los Alamos County (NM)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $5,000 and $20,000
The Economic Development Department has launched Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program which will provide emergency assistance to business owners and self-employed individuals whose businesses were physically damaged or saw reduced revenue due to recent wildfires. Businesses that qualify for assistance must be inside the boundaries of the Presidential Disaster Declaration for the Big Hole, Calf Canyon/Hermit’s Peak, Cooks Peak, and McBride fires. Those areas are Colfax, San Miguel, and Mora Counties, parts of Lincoln County (ZIP codes 88345 and 88312) and Valencia County (ZIP code 87002); and regions of Sandoval and Los Alamos counties, plus other areas impacted by wildfires.
- Eligible businesses can qualify to receive between $5,000 and $20,000.
To qualify, a business must demonstrate that they:
- are legally operating in New Mexico with a NM Business Tax ID
- Have a business address located in a wildfire impacted area or majority of business operations occur in wildfire impacted area.
- Have experienced physical wildfire damage (or subsequent flood damage resulting from the wildfires) to business property; and/or the business’ revenue declined due to the fires.
For more information, visit New Mexico Economic Development Department.