FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GALLUP, NM (September 1, 2020) – The City of Gallup is pleased to announce funding from the State of New Mexico for the Small Business Continuity Grant Program in the amount of $2,130,000. This funding is provided by the federal CARES Act in response to difficulties experienced by businesses during the pandemic.
This grant program is intended to assist small businesses with the costs associated with business interruption caused by the required closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Through this program, the City will offer a one-time grant up to $10,000 to qualifying small businesses and non-profits that employ 50 or fewer full time or part-time equivalent employees to cover costs related to mortgages, rent, utilities, insurance, payroll and COVID-19 related expenditures.
Grant information and applications will be available no later than September 14th.