Accion New Mexico

A nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training which enables New Mexico-based entrepreneurs Read more »


Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans

The Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans (B&I) program can back loans as high as $25 million to qualifying ventures Read more »

Enchantment Land Certified Development Company (ELCDC)

A nonprofit with an economic development mission, ELCDC provides business financing through the 504 SBA Loan Program. ELCDC partners with local banks Read more »

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SBRC Loan Program

The City of Albuquerque has announced a new loan program available to qualifying businesses affected by Albuquerque Rapid Transit Read more »

The Loan Fund

The Loan Fund

A tax-exempt community development financial institution (CDFI) that provides loans, training and business consulting to entrepreneursRead more »

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US Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

The SBA has a number of loan programs that are offered through banks and financial institutions. The SBA provides Read more »



WESST is a private, nonprofit economic development organization that provides business training, consulting and loans Read more »

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Your Local Bank

Your local bank is the first place you should go when you need a loan. Your community banker knows the local market and Read more »

Equity Investments

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Angel Investors

Angel investors are high net-worth individuals who invest on their own or together as a group in seed– or early-stage Read more »

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Seed-stage Investors

Many startups rely on personal assets or family for initial funding. A leg up may be available through the following programs: Read more »

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Venture Capital

Venture capitalists invest in rapid-growth and scalable businesses in exchange for an equity position in the company. New Mexico Read more »

Tax Incentives

New Mexico Economic Development Department

Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP)

JTIP is one of the most popular incentive programs in New Mexico. It pays for classroom and on-the-job training for newly-created Read more »

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Other Incentives

The State of New Mexico has provisions for a wide range of tax and other incentives, including those related to Read more »


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Native American VAF

Created by Los Alamos National Security, LLC and the Regional Development Corporation, the Native American Venture Acceleration Fund Read more »


New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program

The New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program (NMSBA) offers technical assistance to New Mexico small businesses. Read more »

Rural Energy for America Program

The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grant Program provides financial assistance to agricultural producers and rural Read more »

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Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

SBIR and a related program, Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR), grant money to small Read more »


Value Added Producer Grants

Value Added Producer Grants are awarded on a competitive basis and provide up to $100,000 for planning and Read more »

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Venture Acceleration Fund

The Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF) makes investments in early-stage and growth-stage businesses. Established in 2006 as a grant program Read more »