Local Government Planning Fund

About

The Local Government Planning Fund funds critical planning documents for a variety of public infrastructure projects. Eligible plans include Preliminary Engineering Reports, Feasibility Studies, Environmental Information Documents, Comprehensive Plans, Asset Management Plans, Water Conservation Plans, Master Plans, Local Economic Development Act Plans and Metropolitan Redevelopment Act Plans. Applications are accepted monthly and grants are made on a reimbursement basis.

Eligibility

Applicants: Local governments, including tribal entities and mutual domestic water consumers associations
Projects: Preliminary engineering reports, environmental information documents, water conservation plans, long-term water plans, energy efficiency audits and economic development
plans
Terms: Grant eligibility is determined by project type and the applicant’s ability to pay for all or
a portion of the planning document
Other: Grants are made on a sliding scale

Applications for the Local Government Planning Fund are reviewed at the NMFA Board
Meetings. LGPF applications must be submitted via NMFA’s online system, EnABLE. To enroll
in EnABLE for the LGPF Program please download and complete the LGPF EnABLE
Enrollment Form. Completed Enrollment Forms should be submitted to LGPF@nmfa.net.

If you have any questions about the LGPF program or the application process please contact
LGPF@NMFA.net.

Resources

LGPF Application Overview and FAQs
LGPF Application Resolution
LGPF EnABLE Enrollment Form
Initial AMP Resolution
Final AMP Resolution