Regional Development Corporation Announces Micro-Grant Awardees

unnamed (8)Cloud Nine Trails in Rowe is one of 13 small businesses to receive an RDC Micro-Grant. Courtesy photo


The Regional Development Corporation is pleased to announce the inaugural round of Micro-Grant awardees. The Micro-Grant fund is part of our ​Business Retention & Expansion Program that provides small businesses, regional startups, and tribal communities funding opportunities and one-on-one technical assistance to help build and sustain a vibrant local economy.

There were close to 50 applications submitted for Micro-Grants and 13 businesses received funding of up to $2,500. The RDC will provide technical assistance to all applicants.

The businesses awarded represent a diverse range of products and services that continue to fuel our local economy and offer employment throughout northern New Mexico.  Awardees range from Cloud Nine Trails in Rowe (San Miguel County), which offers horseback trail rides through the Santa Fe National Forest and Pecos Wilderness, to the eclectic Sugar Nymphs Bistro in Peñasco (Taos County), a great place to eat on the High Road to Taos.

The 2020 Micro-Grant awardees are:

Cloud Nine Trails, LLC – Rowe /San Miguel County
Dream Casa Builders, LLC – Santa Fe /Santa Fe County
DreamTree Farms, LLC – Taos/Taos County
European Alterations – Taos /Taos County
Lazai – Santa Fe /Santa Fe County
Santa Fe Cider Works, LLC – Santa Fe / Santa Fe County
Santa Fe Sewing Studio – Santa Fe /Santa Fe County
Sugar Nymphs Bistro –Penasco/Taos County
Taos Bee, LLC – Arroyo Seco/Taos County
Theresa’s RV and Beauty Shop – Cuba/Sandoval County
Trujillo Electrical Solutions, Inc. – Taos /Taos County
Vegetarian Butcher – Madrid /Santa Fe County
You2 Health Promotions, LLC– Espanola/Rio Arriba County

Congratulations to these businesses.