Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Gov. Lujan Grisham announced Wednesday that $1.5 million has been awarded to 162 New Mexican businesses as part of the Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program. Some 100 businesses will receive the maximum award of $11,196 while other businesses get emergency awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,851. Businesses that qualified must be inside the boundaries of the Presidential Disaster Declaration for the Big Hole, Calf Canyon/Hermit’s Peak, Cooks Peak, and McBride fires or have submitted documentation of physical or economic damage from the flames.