There's Still Time!
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!
NH SBDC Launches NEW eCourses!
SBDC is proud to launch several new eCourses over the next few weeks. Developed by subject matter experts affiliated with UNH Paul College, the eCourses cover topics such as Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Cybersecurity, Exporting, and Business Metrics. This program was made possible by CARES Act funding. 

This week we are launching Management eCourses:

In this course, you will find ways to consider generating revenue for your business - over and above simply selling more. Developed by Ed Miles, SBDC business advisor and UNH Paul College adjunct faculty.

Join us for a 30,000-foot view of the entire HR lifecycle, beginning with hiring your first employee. Developed by human resources experts Kristal Hicks & Emily Hammond.

Enroll Now for the Resiliency Academy
Work toward recovery and plan for future disruptions...whenever they happen.

The Resiliency Academy consists of five two-hour sessions of virtual learning, with expert guests, NH businesses, and communities sharing their pandemic experiences and resiliency efforts. Each session will focus on a different resilience topic.

Regional business cohorts, led by SBDC advisors, will meet to delve deeper into the business resiliency planning process and work through the Business Resiliency Guide and Workbook. This is an opportunity for businesses to network and receive the tools and support needed to develop or update their business resiliency plans. 

Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
April 7th, April 21st, May 5th, May 19th, & June 2nd, 2021
COVID Creativity: Rogue Space Systems
Forging a new market is challenging for any business. But when your business is designing utility robots for NASA space missions, you REALLY are on the frontier. NH's own Rogue Space Systems is wielding experimental technology amidst a global pandemic in order to introduce new efficiencies in space infrastructure, and founder Jeromy Grimmett has welcomed the challenge. Read more
SBDC Recovery & Resiliency Webinars
COVID Tax Relief
February 16 | 12pm
If you have five or more employees, have you considered using the Employee Retention Tax Credit? That’s just one opportunity to learn about during this webinar on lesser-known changes to tax law for COVID-19 relief that may have a significant impact on your business. Know the right questions to ask your accountant– be proactive and figure it out now!

PPP Forgiveness
February 18 | 12pm
Come learn about the updated rules for PPP Forgiveness. We'll review the forgiveness forms and the most common situations.

PPP Applications in 2021, Both First and Second Draw
March 4 | 10am
We'll help you understand the 2021 PPP Application process and whether you are eligible for the first or second draw. Get your questions answered during the Q & A.

COVID Assistance for the Self-Employed
March 11 | 10am
Sole proprietor, Schedule-C filer, or LLC? Join us to review special considerations for PPP and other federal relief programs, as well as your eligibility for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

All above webinars presented by Chuck Gilboy, NH SBDC Business Advisor
Black History Month
Join Lender Relations Specialist Tuesday Belanger on February 23rd, 10am-11am, as she introduces you to the NAACP Manchester Branch President, James McKim and they discuss the importance of Black History Month. Also, hear from some minority-owned businesses.

SBA Webinar Wednesday
SBA Webinar Wednesday
The SBA has programs and services that help small business owners start, grow, expand and recover. Get the latest updates on federal relief programs every Wednesday morning, 9-10am at this Teams meeting link.
Stay Connected!
NH SBDC is NH's premier business advising resource. SBDC's team of certified business advisors provides highly individualized, confidential advising and education at no cost to NH enterprises.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA ) and through assistance provided by the State of New Hampshire. The NH SBDC is an outreach program of the UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics in conjunction with SBA, the State of NH (BEA), the University of NH, and the private sector.