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Rural Development, Business Programs Grant Writing Workshops

Ernie Watson
Albuquerque, N.M.
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Rural Development, Business Programs Grant Writing Workshops

Small businesses, solar providers, county and city administrators, nonprofits, tribal entities, and farmers are encouraged to participate in our free grant writing workshops to learn about the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) program. The workshops will teach potential applicants, of all skill levels, how to prepare and apply, the grant application process and tips to improve the score.


REAP - Provides grant funding and guaranteed loan financing to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

RBDG - A competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas.



ENMU Roswell campus OTC 124 Seminar Room

20 W. Mathis St. Roswell, NM 88203

REAP: July 17th, 1:00 - 5:00

RBDG: July 18th, 8:00 - 12:00


Las Cruces

Workforce Center 2345 Nevada Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88001

REAP: July 19th, 8:00 - 12:00

RBDG: July 19th, 1:00 - 5:00



USDA - Rural Development 100 Sun Ave. NE, Suite 629

Albuquerque, NM 87109

REAP: August 8th, 1:00 - 5:00

RBDG: August 9th, 8:00 - 12:00


Las Vegas

Luna Community College 366 Luna Drive

Las Vegas, NM 87701 REAP: August 10th, 9:00 - 12:00

RBDG: August 10th, 1:00 – 4:00



Quality Center for Business 4601 College Boulevard

Farmington, NM 87402

REAP: September 12th, 12:00 - 5:00

RBDG: September 13th, 8:00 - 12:00