Network of Partners

  • Accion for startup loans your bank may not be able to accommodate
  • Arrowhead Center Supports small businesses and entrepreneurs in New Mexico with technical assistance and business resources such as a network of partners.
  • Association of Commerce and Industry - New Mexico Statewide chamber of commerce and business advocate, that provides its members  opportunity to access and engage the state government in the decisions that affect them.
  • Downtown Las Cruces Partnership DLCP is a coalition of downtown stakeholders that work in collaboration with the City of Las Cruces and the State of New Mexico to create and support a climate for emerging businesses and an environment that stimulates future business development.
  • Film Las Cruces The mission of Film Las Cruces is to promote and develop the film and entertainment arts industries in Doña Ana County and Southern New Mexico.
  • Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce Greater Las Cruces Chamber has provided area businesses a unique mix of products, services and advocacy to help them grow their businesses and build a better and stronger community.
  • International Business Accelerator for training and assistance with expanding markets internationally.
  • Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce promotes socially and environmentally responsible businesses and to build a vibrant and successful local economy based on the Triple Bottom Line.
  • Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce provides leadership for the advancement of economic prosperity for our region and our diverse membership.
  • Las Cruces Score – Service Corp of Retired Executives SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.
  • LiftFund provides credit and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs who do not have access to loans from commercial sources and to provide leadership and innovation to the microlending industry.
  • The Loan Fund for loans and lines of credit backed by the state
  • Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance MVEDA’s mission is to grow the wealth of Doña Ana County through the creation of economic-based job opportunities for its residents.
  • New Mexico Biz Calendar, South Central Region for other business Events
  • New Mexico Economic Development for potential tax incentives, certification training, international trade assistance and community programs such as Arts and Culture District development and the Main Street Program
  • New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership for help setting up or streamlining manufacturing processes that lead to higher profits
  • New Mexico Workforce Connections assists businessesfFind the ideal candidate. Businesses have immediate access to the résumés of thousands of qualified individuals. The services provided automatically match business job postings and skill requirements with qualified candidates.
  • Small Business Administration Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
  • Small Business Development Center The SBDC provides business assistance such as: Accounting Business, Plan Development, Feasibility Studies, Legal/Contractual, Finance, Economic Development International, Trade, Capital Formation, Technology, Gov’t Procurement, Quality Management, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Wholesale, E-Commerce/Websites, Franchising, Career Planning, Marketing, Retail / Sales Analysis, and Social Media Research.
  • Veterans’ Business Outreach Center for business assistance provided to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans
  • WESST for microloans smaller than your bank may provide
  • Your community bank for financing your business; your local banker knows the community and has an interest in helping it thrive

For other resources, visit the Finance New Mexico website.