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The CARES Small Business Grant Program

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GALLUP — The City of Gallup has announced funding from the State of New Mexico for the Small Business Continuity Grant Program in the amount of over $2 million. Through this program, the City will offer a one-time grant up to $10,000 to qualifying small businesses and non-profits to cover costs related to business interruption caused by the required closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

These include but are not limited to mortgages, rent, utilities, insurance, payroll, personal protective equipment, and more. Funding is available as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act federal stimulus package provided to the City of Gallup by the State of New Mexico.

City of Gallup small business owners can apply for emergency financial support through the Small Business Continuity Grant Application beginning on Sept. 18. The program will remain open until all available funds are awarded.

The link to the application is tinyurl.com/citygrant. The application can also be found on www.gallupnm.gov and www.thegallupchamber.com.

The Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Online Training via Zoom about the Application process on Sept. 22nd, at 2pm. Call (505) 722-2228 for a link or you can watch the live stream on Facebook @GallupChamber.

This training is optional and not required to complete the application, but is suggested for anyone who might have questions about the process.

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