Still Time to Sign up for the Annual Lender Award and SBW Ceremony

New Hampshire District Office - October 16,  2020

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NH Small Manufacturer Virtual Roundtable with SBA Chair of the Manufacturing Resiliency and Recovery Task Force

Are you a small NH manufacturer? 

We would like to hear from you!


Please join us for a Virtual Small Manufacturers Roundtable on Wednesday, October 21st from 2:30-3:30pm to learn about the federal programs that can assist you during their challenging times and share your challenges and feedback with SBA Regional Administrator and new Chair of the Manufacturing/Supply Chain Resiliency and Recovery Task Force, Wendell Davis, and the SBA Export Finance Manager for New England, Joe Raycraft along with your local NH district office staff. 

We value your input on what resources were helpful during the Covid 19 pandemic and welcome your stories of how you were able to adapt and pivot in these times and what outstanding challenges you still face.

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+1 202-765-1264   United States, Washington DC (Toll)

Conference ID: 529 684 170#

2020 National Small Business Week Winners

Last Call to Join us Tues. 20th 4-6:30 pm at the Manchester Country Club

This year we will be recognizing our New Hampshire Small Business Person of the Year as well as the other small business award winners AND we will also recognize our top SBA Lenders for all of their efforts this past fiscal year. Space is limited.


Boots to Business, Veterans

Boots to Business #VetBiz

Boots to Business is a two-step training program developed to introduce Veterans and transitioning service members to business ownership.

This 2-day workshop helps ensure that every participant has access to a standardized entrepreneurship training track and the small business resources in their local communities.  Any veteran, spouse and/or dependent children over 18 are welcome to participate!

Online class to register for the training

When you get to this link, go to the calendar and select:

Online Portsmouth, NS, ME

What Others are Doing to Help Around the State

Export Boot Camp Webinar: International Marketing

11/4 - State of New Hampshire's Office of International Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Granite State District Export Council are pleased to present a webinar on the International Marketing. Wendy Pease from Rapport International will present the importance of digital strategies in international sales during the COVID-19 pandemic. SBW Exporter of the Year Andrew White from Comptus will discuss his experience participating in international trade shows digitally. Register today 

The NH Tech Alliance Speed Venture Summit 

Speed Venture Summit is a great way for NH startups to get access to investors. They match startups with multiple investors.

Startups interested in pitching should submit an executive summary and pitch deck. There is limited room and all interested startups are required to apply. Startups must apply by October 18th. Application here

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Main Street Relief Funding

Governor Chris Sununu has authorized the allocation and expenditure of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (“flex funds”) to provide economic support to New Hampshire small businesses suffering from business interruptions as a result of COVID-19. For Businesses and Self- Employed

Application Period: October 19-30 

Application Here 

PPP Loan Forgiveness Process now Simplified for PPP Loans Under $50,000.

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Form EZ Form


Simplified Forgiveness for PPP Loans Under $50,000

If your business received a Paycheck Protection Program loan for $50,000 or less, you are now eligible to use a simplified form when applying for loan forgiveness.

Small businesses and others that received PPP loans should wait for their lenders to reach out about their specific process for accepting forgiveness applications; however, you can see the simplified version of the form and instructions by following the links below.

Application Here


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Ways to Connect with SBA New Hampshire:
Twitter: @SBA_NH

Phone: 603-225-1400