Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.
August 04, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has announced the recipients of this year’s LEADS grants, as well as three organizations that will split $75,000 for their programs supporting entrepreneurs working from home, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.
August 03, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – The Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD), has begun accepting applications for its new grant program to help residents improve access to outdoor recreation in their communities. This grant program focuses on conservationminded shovel-ready projects that are open to the public and demonstrate a clear benefit to the community, either by attracting and retaining residents and/or attracting visitors.
July 30, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – The State of New Mexico has approved another round of no-interest loans from its LEDA fund to four Albuquerque companies that will use the money to maintain manufacturing operations through the COVID-19 health emergency, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.
July 21, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – Nine companies were awarded funding for a total of 120 new trainees during the July meeting of the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.
July 14, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the N.M. Economic Development Department (EDD), was awarded a National Park Service (NPS) Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program (RTCA) grant providing technical assistance in the creation of a statewide strategy on outdoor education, ORD Director Axie Navas announced today
July 13, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. - Recipients of the newly created Senator John Pinto Memorial Fund (SJP) for Native filmmakers include members from several tribal affiliations, exploring topics including missing women, ancient healing, modern day culture clashes, and entrepreneurship, New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) Director Amber Dodson announced today.
July 13, 2020
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The film and television industry has a 70 percent favorability rating across New Mexico, making it the third highest rated industry of the 17 surveyed, according to an analysis released today by the Garrity Group Public Relations.
July 10, 2020
Lovington, N.M. – Lovington MainStreet welcomed five entrepreneurs to the first cohort of the Local Innovators Institute in February 2020. After successfully completing seven weeks of educational and hands-on training, Lovington is getting to taste a variety of cuisines in downtown. Since May, each entrepreneur is getting a chance to occupy the Local Innovators Institute’s food truck for two weeks in order to build their business and sell their product. The main goal of this program is to position Lovington as a destination by creating a dining and entertainment district in downtown.
June 26, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – REI Co-op awarded the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) a State Policy Grant of $12,500 to use in support of the Outdoor Equity Fund (OEF), EDD Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.
June 19, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. – Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that new forgiveness and flexibility rules for the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will benefit more New Mexico businesses and she is urging those who have not yet applied to take another look at the program.