Updates on COVID-19 Grant/Loan Programs: New Guidance for PPP Forgiveness and Bernalillo County Launches $5 Million Grant Initiative for Small Businesses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has updated its guidance document on securing forgiveness for federal Paycheck Protection Program loans to reflect new flexibility provided to employers in the latest legislation passed by Congress. For more information on applying for a PPP loan or further information on repayment and forgiveness, click here for the Treasury Department’s resources and guidance.

Meanwhile, the Bernalillo County Commission approved a $5 million grant program for small businesses, utilizing funds distributed to local governments through federal CARES Act legislation. The program will offer grants of up to $10,000 to businesses with fifty or fewer employees; look for further information on eligibility and application in future Chamber communications.

Share this post

“THERE ARE SOLUTIONS RIGHT IN FRONT OF OUR FACE”: Press Conference and Summit Focus on Violent Crime and Finding Solutions

On Tuesday, Attorney General Raúl Torrez held a press conference to talk about violent crime, gun violence and policy solutions that could make a difference. …

Read More

“WE’VE GOT TO SET DOWNTOWN FREE”: Mayor Tim Keller Talks Progress in Crime-Fighting and Economic Development

At a GACC Board of Directors meeting yesterday, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller presented updates on important city issues like crime, homelessness and Downtown revitalization. Crime …

Read More

UNPRECEDENTED POTENTIAL: APS Board’s Five-Year Plan Puts Kids on the Path to Success

Earlier this year, we shared the encouraging news of the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education’s decision to implement a five-year strategic plan that sets …

Read More


Scroll to Top