In light of the evolving health situation in the United States, and in an effort to follow the recommendation of federal, state and local government to minimize large group meetings, all meetings and events will either be re-scheduled or conducted electronically. More information will be forthcoming. We are committed to providing value for your membership in these unique times and appreciate your flexibility. If there is anything we can do to support you, or if you have any questions, please let us know.

Small Business Relief

AANM is providing additional resources during this COVID-19 outbreak to small businesses.

Assistance for Small Businesses

CARES Act Overview

The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.

Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.

Press Release: With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, Treasury and SBA Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds (HERE)

Press Release: Treasury Encourages Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 to Use Employee Retention Credit (HERE)


State and Local Financial Resources:

New Mexico Small Business Investment Corp.

New Mexico Small Business Development Center 

Small Business Administration 

New Mexico Economic Development

Albuquerque Community Foundation and United Way of Central New Mexico 

Washington Federal


Information for Businesses:


Additional resources from the State of New Mexico:

NM Economic Development Resources

City of ABQ Resource Page

Added 4/6/2020

US Chamber of Commerce - Emergency Loans - Small Businesses

New Mexico Economic Development Department’s “BUY TODAY FOR TOMORROW” campaign: