- June 22, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
BERNALILLO — The Sandoval County Board of Commissioners on June 17 unanimously approved $1 million of American Recovery Plan Act funding to extend the county’s business continuity grant program.
These ARPA funds will be used to address the negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency, which includes harm to small businesses and nonprofits. This will be a continuation of what the CARES Act funding did for qualifying county-wide businesses last year.
Grants will first be prioritized to those businesses that did not receive county CARES Act funds due to unavailability of money or for businesses with costs that exceeded the $20,000 limit set during the county’s last round of CARES Act Continuity Grants.
The county will also work with its partner municipalities to fund qualified applications they were not able to fully fund last year. Municipalities that participated in the last CARES Act Continuity Act program…