March 20, 2020

What Resources Are Available to Small Businesses During COVID-19?

What emergency funding resources are available for my Vermont or New Hampshire small business?

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has made disaster assistance available to small businesses in the entire state of Vermont. 

The SBA has made disaster assistance available to small businesses in the entire state of New Hampshire.

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) are available in amounts up to $2 million per business, and may be used for working capital needs, such as payroll, accounts payable and other debts. To apply online, click here.   

What are some good resources for information with respect to the effects of COVID-19 on my Vermont or New Hampshire small business?

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development is maintaining a website with COVID-19 guidance for businesses. They are also sending a daily COVID-19 Economic and Community Response Newsletter, sign up here. For a small business owner's guide to the CARES Act, visit the ACCD website.

The New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) is maintaining a COVID-19 NH Business Resources website

Here are some FAQ Fact Sheets from the SBA:

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

SBA First Families Fact Sheet

Visit our COVID-19 Resource Center for more information.


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