NMCF 30News Release

                                                         FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Renee Villarreal
Director of Programs and Community Outreach
505.820.6860 x 20
reneev@nmcf.org

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2014                                                                                                          

Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC) Grant Cycle Now Open to Support Economic Development Industry Cluster Projects

SANTA FE, NM – The LANL Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC) in partnership with New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF) and the Regional Development Corporation, is currently accepting grant proposals for industry cluster economic development projects and initiatives.

The LANL MSC is a collaboration of Los Alamos National Laboratory major subcontractors to strategically align and pool resources in support of economic development projects, among other focus areas, in Northern New Mexico.

The Industry Cluster Economic Development Grants specifically will support projects or initiatives such as small business incubators, formalized cluster groups, cluster associations, commercial kitchens, small business technical assistance providers, or micro-lenders who serve Northern New Mexico in the Counties of Sandoval, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Taos, San Miguel, or Mora and/or the Pueblos located therein.

Desired impacts of LANL MSC grants include: strengthening local product development and distribution, promoting use of locally produced goods in product development for sale outside the region, increasing sales for local businesses, or job creation.

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 24, 2014. For more information about eligibility and how to apply, please click here to download the application and directions. Please check your download folder if the application doesn’t open automatically.

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