18 Rural Communities Awarded LEADS Grants
18 Sep 2017
Awards and Recognition
Region 1 - Northwest
- Cibola Communities EDC, $9,500: Marketing program targeting real estate developers and light manufacturing.
- Four Corners EDC, $10,000: Marketing initiative focused on the oil & gas sector, aviation, and outdoor products manufacturing. The organization will also visit the corporate headquarters of local businesses as part of its BRE program.
- Greater Gallup EDC, $12,500: Marketing initiative focusing on transportation assets, specifically Interstate 40 and the BNSF Transcon Corridor; the Gallup Energy Logistics Park; and the development of a truck super hub. GGEDC will also continue its strong BRE program.
- Sandoval County, $10,000: Will expand its database identifying economic-base home businesses in the county in order to assist them in growing.
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