NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NM EDD) recognizes its partner Economic Development Organizations (EDO) that provide a high level of professional service to their communities. Through the Certified Economic Development Organization program EDD supports local EDOs to build capacity within their organizations so that they are able to provide Economic Development services and support to their communities. The program emphasizes the importance of having a strong, well-rounded, and well-prepared EDO at the community level.
Certified EDO’s will receive funding from EDD (subject to funding availability) up to $40,000 annually. A year-end report is required of all grantees. The certification is a two-year grant, renewable for up to 10 years through a recertification process. Recertification may be allowed provided:
New Mexican not for profit organizations that are public-private partnerships with the primary purpose of developing the economic base in their community are eligible to apply to become a NM EDD Certified EDO.
Sustainable functions of an EDO will be taken into consideration, including but not limited to:
The Economic Development Department is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the FY23 Certified Economic Development Organization program. If you are interested in applying, please reach out to your Regional Representative for more information.
The deadline to apply is July 6, 2022, at 5 pm MT.
Read the Certified EDO Program Manual for more information.
New Mexico EconomicDevelopment DepartmentJoseph M. Montoya Building1100 S. St. Francis DriveSanta Fe, NM 87505-4147
Mailing Address:New Mexico EconomicDevelopment DepartmentP.O. Box 20003Santa Fe, NM 87504-5003
Main number: (505) 827-0300 (se habla español)Fax: (505) 827-0328
The mission of the New Mexico Economic Development Department is to Improve the lives of New Mexico families by increasing economic opportunities and providing a place for businesses to thrive.
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