Facebook offers help to Valencia County-based businesses

Coronavirus New Mexico

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – Facebook is offering a new grant program for Valencia County-based businesses experiencing hardships due to the coronavirus and stay-at-home orders.

Beginning April 22, Facebook plans to distribute 30,000 grants, each grant will include $2,500 in cash and $1,500 in Facebook ad credits. Businesses must meet certain requirements to receive the grant. Businesses must be located in Los Lunas or Valencia County, be a for-profit company, have two to 50 employees, have been in business for over a year and experienced challenges from COVID-19.

“This grant program will benefit nearly all the small businesses based in Los Lunas,” said Ralph L. Mims, Village of Los Lunas Economic Development Manager in a press release. “I know everyone has been hard hit, and we appreciate Facebook’s efforts to support our small business community, which is the life blood of Valencia County.”

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