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While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:
ACCION New Mexico
Everyone"s Federal Credit Union
Finance New Mexico, LLC
New Mexico Community Capital
New Mexico Community Development Loan Fund
San Juan Tribal Council
San Juan Pueblo
Santa Fe Community Housing Trust
Women"s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team
The Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs Technical Assistance Program is designed to decrease the number of disadvantaged micro-entrepreneurs by helping them enhance their management capabilities, by way of providing them with technical assistance and training in the areas concerning activities that are associated with starting, expanding and growing their businesses.
To get approval for your small business loan application, you must be able to meet the lending criteria set down. Some organisations are more risk averse than others, and will therefore have more st...