Funding Assistance Offices

Bi-National Sustainability Laboratory (BNSL)

The BNSL provides assistance to access funding from federal, state or local government sources (SBIR/STTR, RCIC, etc.), angel investors, or venture capitalists. www.bnsl.org 2660 Airport Rd., Ste 1100, Santa Teresa, NM 88088 575-589-4989

New Mexico Economic Development Department

FDT services include: financial packaging (Debt or Equity) and /or accessing capital; review and interpretation of company financial statements; in-depth financial analysis; and client consultations concerning all aspects of doing business.  We assist in access to programs like Smart Money and New Market Tax Credits, and partners with several micro lenders www.edd.state.nm.us/businessAssistance/financialAssistance

USDA Rural Development Business Loans and Grant Programs

The Business Program (BR) works in partnership with the private sector and the community-based organization to provide financial assistance and business planning.  BP helps fund projects that create or preserve quality jobs and/or promote a clean rural environment.  The financial resources of BP are often leveraged with those of other public and private credit source lenders to meet business and credit needs in under-served areas.  Recipients of these programs may include individuals, corporations, partnerships, cooperatives, public bodies, nonprofit corporations, Indian tribes, and private companies. www.rurdev.usda.gov/ProgramsAndOpportunities.html 2507 N. Telshor, Ste. 3, Las Cruces, NM 88011 575-522-8775 ext.4