Resources and Information
Every day, there is new information regarding the Corona Virus and COVID-19. As we continue to respond to the need for social distancing and protecting our customers and clients, we feel it’s important to continue to provide you with vital information that will help you and your business.
Given that there is new information every day, please take a moment to look through the information below. We are doing our best to provide you with links and information that can be helpful
Paycheck Protection Program:
The U.S. Small Business Administration has resumed accepting PPP loan applications from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. Updated information with new eligibility criteria can be found online here.
SELF-EMPLOYED, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND GIG ECONOMY WORKERS ANNOUNCEMENT: The application for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) is now available. The link “Apply for PUA Benefits” will appear in the left navigation on your Unemployment Insurance claim homepage only if you have completed step 1 (applying for regular state Unemployment Insurance) and were deemed ineligible on your “Monetary Determination.”
More info in FAQs at https://www.dws.state.nm.us/COVID-19-Info
Community Impact Fund
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Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
N.M. Small Businesses Urged to Apply Quickly for Federal Stimulus Loans. New Mexico small businesses in financial distress due to the coronavirus crisis are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for loans made available under the federal stimulus bill.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
SBA’s Small Business Development Centers
Paycheck Protection Program
Federal Resources for Small Businesses
This includes the CARES act, assistance for paycheck protection, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, funding for Small Business Development Centers, the Main Street Lending Program, and the Small Business Lending Fund. More information is found here.