August is heating up with online learning!

New Hampshire District Office - July 27,  2020

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Selling to the Government Contracting Guide

Want to Learn More About Government Contracting? You may be eligible for some free training.

Are you a small business owner interested in government contracting? Do you need more information on how to proceed?

SBA's 7(j) Training provided by Stover & Associates may be the answer you are seeking. These online workshops will easily fit into your schedule. 

If you meet on of the following, you are eligible:

  1. 8(a) certified
  2. HUBZone certified
  3. Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)
  4. Owned by a socially and economically disadvantaged individual 
  5. Located in a high unemployment or low income area
  6. Owned by a low-income individual

To get more information and see if you qualify for these free training programs contact Tuesday Belanger at or Miguel Moralez .

Upcoming trainings are available on the following topics.

7/29/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Audits and Accounting Systems

7/30/2020: 1:00—5:00 pm EDT  ~Negotiating Government Contracts

8/03/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Marketing to the Government Buyer

8/04/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Internet Tools to Generate Federal Opportunities

8/05/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Capture Management

8/05/2020: 5:00—8:00 pm EDT  ~Tools for Construction Project Management

8/10/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Federal Contracting Basics

8/11/2020: 1:00—3:30 pm EDT  ~Understanding RFPs

8/17/2020: 1:00—2:30 pm EDT  ~Strategic Planning

8/20/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Managing and Administrating Government Contracts

8/20/2020: 5:00—9:00 pm EDT  ~Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Primer

8/24/2020: 1:00—2:00 pm EDT  ~How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule

8/25/2020: 1:00—5:00 pm EDT  ~Negotiating Government Contracts

8/26/2020: 1:00—4:00 pm EDT  ~Preparing Bids for Construction Contracting

Register Here

State of NH GAP Fund Application is now OPEN

The Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery

The NH General Assistance & Preservation Fund (NH GAP Fund)

application is now open.

The application period will run from July 21, 2020 – August 4, 2020. 

For Profit Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations must apply online


Eligible applicants include for-profit and nonprofit businesses and organizations that have not been able to qualify for funding through the NH state’s Main Street Relief Fund (MSRF), the Non-Profit Emergency Relief Fund (NERF), or the Self Employed Livelihood Fund (SELF).

For more information about the NH GAP Fund and eligibility please visit: 

Instructional Webinars: Instructional webinars are being offered to review the GAP Fund application process and are highly recommended to any prospective applicant and available on the following dates. Interested applicants must register by clicking on the link below:

July 28 at 2 PM:  Register Here  

Introduction to SBA Programs Information Session

SBA NH - Webinar Wednesday

The SBA has programs and services that help small business owners start, grow, expand and recover. Join us to get the latest updates on disaster relief and recovery and learn how to access technical and financial resources that can assist you in all phases of business ownership.  We will also highlight any training opportunities that will be coming up from our office and our resource partners.

Every Wednesday at 9am

To join the webinar:

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

1 202-765-1264 

Conference ID: 120 391 006#

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Paycheck Protection Program - Apply Today!

The Paycheck Protection Program loan has been extended to  August 8, 2020. 

PPP provides small businesses with funds for payroll costs and other eligible non- payroll costs. More than $100 Billion in PPP funds are still available.

For more information, visit here.

List of Participating Lenders

August is Heating Up with Online Learning

NHSBDC - Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

NHSBDC - Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

SCORE - Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

NHSBDC -Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

SCORE - Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

SCORE - Monday, August 10, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

SCORE - Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:00am EDT

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:00am EDT

SCORE - Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

SBA Participating - Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

SCORE - Monday, August 24, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

SCORE - Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

SBA Participating - Tuesday and Wednesday, August 25-26, 2020 - 8-3pm EDT

SCORE - Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

SCORE - Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

SCORE - Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

SCORE - Friday, August 28, 2020 - 6:00pm EDT

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