Celebrating February with Resources for your #SmallBiz

New Hampshire District Office - February 16, 2021

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Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 2.6 million Black-owned businesses in the U.S.
This Black History Month, SBA recognizes the contributions Black-owned businesses make to our economy and communities. Take advantage of the following resources SBA has to help you start, grow, expand or recover your business.
Coronavirus relief options
Business guide to start, manage and grow a business
Access to capital
Business counseling and training
Federal contracting


On this Months 'Tuesday Talks' 

Join Lender Relations Specialist, Tuesday Belanger, on February 23rd - 10am as she discusses the importance of Black History Month. 

  • Meet Manchester, NH NAACP President.
  • Receive information about minority businesses around the State of NH.
  • Hear from a few small businesses and their experiences.

Sign up today


Join Us- as we chat with DOL- Wage and Hour on the FSLA

FREE Virtual overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act

When: February 23, 2021

10:30am - 12:00pm

Sign up today 


Virtual Boots to Business

When: February 24th and 25th, 8:30am-4:00pm

RegisterHERE and select "Online Portsmouth, NS, ME"

Any questions please contact Miguel Moralez at miguel.moralez@sba.gov or (603) 225-1601.


What others are doing to Help #Smallbiz

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship is offering $2,500 one-time grants for up to

50 small businesses.

Hannah Grimes’ Small Business COVID Grant Program* helps provide hope, resiliency, and an injection of much-needed capital for our small businesses and our community during these unprecedented times.

Learn More

Act Now! Grants Will be Awarded on a First-Come-First-Served Basis


FedEx® Small Business Grant Contest

Running a small business isn’t easy. And in 2020, it was as difficult as it’s ever been. What could you do with $50,000 for your small business? This year, the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is offering over $250,000 in cash and prizes to 12 winners.

Entering is a great opportunity to gain exposure for your business and connect with your community and your fans – and winning could help write the next chapter of your story. Start thinking about how you want to tell your story: What do you want to share about your business? What could a grant help you accomplish?


SBDC's Business Resiliency Survey


SBDC's Business Resiliency Survey is still live and closes this Friday, 2/19!

Please take 10 minutes and complete it today! 

Together - with your input - we can help NH businesses better manage their recovery and future resiliency. Please click HERE to take the survey. 

We look forward to sharing the results with the NH small business community!


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Virtual Mentoring and Training 

Offices around the country may be closed due to the pandemic, but SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers and Veterans Business Outreach Centers are providing free business mentoring and training by phone, email, and video.

Local resource partner information


SBA Weekly Webinar on Wednesdays

Join Microsoft Teams Here


January Newsletter

Here


Join our Mailing List for all the upcoming Updates and Activities Happenings Here 

Download a PDF copy of the February Calendar of Events 

Here


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Ways to Connect with SBA New Hampshire:

Websitewww.sba.gov/nh
EmailNewHampshire_DO@sba.gov
Twitter: @SBA_NH

Phone: 603-225-1400