Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium: Economic Development Grant Pool
The Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC) is a collaboration of Los Alamos National Laboratory major subcontractors that pool resources in support of economic development projects in Northern New Mexico. LANL MSC’s Economic Development Industry Cluster Grants support projects or initiatives that:
- Strengthen local product development and distribution, promote the use of locally produced goods in product development for sale outside the region
- Increase sales for local businesses
- Support local job creation
Eligible projects and initiatives include, but are not limited to: small business incubators, industry collaboratives and cooperatives, value-added production, small business technical assistance providers, manufacturing and production of local products, and/or microlenders.
Amount: Grants range from $5,000-$10,000.
Eligibility: Tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations registered under the Registry of Charitable Organizations in the New Mexico Attorney General Consumer Protection Division; a nonprofit organization with a fiscal sponsor; an educational institution; a government or tribal agency; or a Pueblo community. Organizations must be serving Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and/or Taos counties, or one of the Pueblos located within these counties.
Applicants must have: 1) a demonstrated track record of supporting economic activities in one or more of the designated rural counties; 2) an implemented long-term sustainability strategy; and 3) proven and diverse community support.
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