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New Mexico State University Grants

701 E. Roosevelt Avenue
Grants, New Mexico 87020-2113
(505) 287-6688
(505) 287-2125 fax
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F


Phone:  Denise Chavez (575) 386-6645

Our Workshops

Grants Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center at NMSU Grants is open and taking face to face appointments at our clients request. We are still offering Zoom and phone appointments as needed or requested. New Mexico is your sounding board, your safety net, your colleague and your consultant. Counselors at the SBDC assist in pre- and post-venture planning with no-charge confidential one-on-one consulting, low cost training in a variety of subjects, and are able to assist your company in networking with other local companies to achieve your goals. The NMSU Grants Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is committed to providing quality direct assistance, entrepreneurial education and resource links for potential and existing small businesses to strengthen the economy of New Mexico. Whether you already own a small business or are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, the Small Business Development at New Mexico State University can help you climb the ladder of success. The SBDC offers FREE management consulting, training course (nominal fees may apply), and government procurement assistance for western New Mexico business.


Denise Chavez, Director dachavez@nmsu.edu

Local Resource Partners

The Loan Fund

Eileen Yarborough, P.O. Box 277, 701 E. Roosevelt Ave., Grants, NM 87020, (505) 287-6685

NM Mining Museum, P.O. Box 297, Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 287-4801

Dr. Mickey Best, Campus President, 1500 Third St., Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 287-6624

551 Washington Ave., Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 285-3542

P.O. Box 337, Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 285-3573

Clemente Sanchez, President, P.O. Box 1088, Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 285-6611

201 N. First Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 285-2930

Sarah Austin, Manager, P.O. Box 2727, Milan, New Mexico 87021, (505) 285-6694

Robert Castillo, General Manager, P.O. Box 1087, Grants, New Mexico 87020, (505) 285-6656

Kurt Riley, Pueblo Governor, P.O. Box 309, Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico 87034, (505) 552-6604

Dennis Wanya, Director, P.O. Box 309, Pueblo of Acoma, NM 87034, (505) 552-5125

14500 Central Ave. SW, I-40, exit 140, Albuquerque, NM 87121, (505) 352-7866