BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
City of Santa Fe Business Licensing – Applications are available at City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave., Room 112, Santa Fe, NM, 87501. The application fee is $35; Special Event licenses are $10. (505) 955-6949, www.santafenm.gov.
City of Santa Fe Office for Business Growth – Assists with business licensing, business start-up services, permitting, financing, incentives marketing, location assistance and much more. (505) 955-6912, http://www.santafenm.gov/economic_development.
Finance New Mexico – A comprehensive resource for education and funding sources, plus weekly articles on starting or growing a business. www.financenewmexico.org.
Los Alamos Connect – Provides free business services including: scientific expertise through the NM Small Business Assistance Program; market research and strategy through the Market Intelligence Program, resource connections through the Business Expansion Program and investments in high-growth new businesses through the Venture Acceleration Fund. http:// losalamosconnect.net/
New Mexico Business Calendar – A comprehensive events and business calendar for New Mexico. List events for free. www.bizcalendar.org, www.edcalendar.org.
New Mexico Public Regulations Commission – The NMPRC has three locations in Santa Fe: P.E.R.A. Building, 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM, 87501, Bokum Building, 142 W. Palace Ave., 2nd Floor, Santa Fe, NM 87501 and Marian Hall, 224 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, NM, 87501. (888) 427-5772, www.nmprc.state.nm.us/cii.htm
New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department – Specific industries may require state licenses from this department. Licensing information can be found at the Toney Anaya Building, 2550 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM, 87505. (505) 476-4500, www.rld.state.nm.us
New Mexico State Office of Business Advocacy – Provides assistance to businesses by resolving challenging bureaucratic, intergovernmental matters. (505) 827-0089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org., http://gonm.biz/ business-resourcecenter/edd-programs-for-business/office-of-business-advocacy/
New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department – New businesses will need both a Federal ID number and a state gross receipts number from the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, 1100 S. St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM, 87502. (505) 827-0951, www.state.nm.us
Regional Development Corporation – The RDC houses several business support programs such as LANL Major Subcontractors, Los Alamos Connect, NNM 20/20, and the Venture Acceleration Fund. (505) 820-1226 or email at email@example.com. http://rdcnm.org
Santa Fe County Business Licensing – Applications for a business license in Santa Fe County are available at 120 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM, 87501. (505) 986-6200, www.santafecounty.org
Santa Fe County Economic Development – Assists businesses with expansion opportunities; promotes business development and entrepreneurial growth; and supports development of target industries. (505) 995-2728, http://santafecountynm.gov/growth_ management_economic_development
Santa Fe Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Provides confidential small business consulting at no-cost, affordable business training, small business assistance in the areas of business planning, marketing, business financing, small business startup, entrepreneur training and other specialized areas. (505) 428-1343 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. http://nmsbdc.org/santa_fe.aspx
SCORE Santa Fe – Free counselors and mentors work in teams to provide focused workshops, one-on-one business mentoring, coaching, and consultations on all aspects of starting and operating a business, from writing a business plan to solving operational problems. (505) 988-3602 or email at SantaFeSCORE@gmail.com, https:// santafe.score.org
Small Business Administration – 625 Silver Ave., Albuquerque, NM, 87102. (505) 346-7909 or (800) 827-5722 www.sba.gov
Small Business Institute – Provides consulting work in business plans, research and financing by linking them with graduate and undergraduate students who are guided by the university faculty. (505) 277-2423 or email email@example.com/
State Economic Development Department – (505) 827-0300,