Gov. Lujan Grisham approves $178 million of CARES Act funding for small businesses, tribal and local governments

$150 million for local governments and small business, $28 million for tribal governments

SANTA FE – The office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday announced that applications have gone out for $178 million of CARES Act funding for tribal and local governments. $28 million is available for tribal government grants and $150 million is available for city and county grants. These funds can cover costs that are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency for the period beginning on March 1, 2020, through December 30, 2020.