The program’s one-on-one technical assistance services allow current or future business owners access to free, individualized support from dedicated RDC staff to help identify resources that will help their businesses grow and succeed. This includes mentorship, coaching, and individual follow-up to ensure long-term success.
The RDC provides funding opportunities to help diversify the local economies in Northern New Mexico outside of Los Alamos National Laboratory interests. This includes no-interest loans and grants to small businesses, regional startups, and tribal communities to help maintain and/or build businesses that drive economic growth, help increase revenue, create jobs, and accelerate business growth in the seven-county area. MORE INFORMATION
The Higher Education Workforce project is a partnership between the Regional Development Corporation (RDC) and Northern New Mexico higher education institutions to identify training needs and develop a well-educated workforce in the region. The partnership aims to help Northern New Mexico’s businesses find skilled workers and help ensure jobs are filled by in-state and in-county workers who want to stay in their communities after receiving an education at two- and four-year colleges in the area. More Information
North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, the Regional Development Corporation, and Santa Fe Community College were awarded a $6.4 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to launch the Northern New Mexico Workforce Integration Network (WIN).
WIN aims to transform and diversify the regional economy by building a robust workforce in the key areas of Healthcare and Skilled Trades, leading to increased equity and more high-paying jobs. More Information