COVID-19 Response Resources for Businesses and Organizations

**this resource list is updated daily with most recent updates at the top

Small Businesses are being affected in a big way. These NH-based advisers can help you apply for loans and navigate your resources. 

NH Small Business Development Center  |  SCORE New Hampshire  |  Center for Women and Enterprise

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

We are here to assist you during these unprecedented and difficult times. This page is being continuously updated with COVID-19 information relevant to small businesses, including resources, videos, and links to additional material from various government agencies. Please follow the link above for no-cost assistance.

SBA Economic Injury Loan – Step by Step

A detailed walk-through of the necessary steps to apply for SBA Economic Injury Loan for COVID-19 disaster relief for small businesses.

Disaster Loan Assistance

In the link above, you will find assistance in applying for economic disaster loans due to COVID-19.

New Hampshire Employment Security and Unemployment Schedules

This site contains information on claiming unemployment as a self employed individual or as an employee. There are also videos, guides, and other resources such as schedules for filing availing by clicking the link above.

New Hampshire 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Report

Updates, including a map, on all N.H. cases of COVID-19 as well as business resources, school resources, and other guidance including but not limited to agricultural community help, long term care, foster care, and medicaid guidance.

CDC Guidelines on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The CDC is continuously updating this page with information on community resources for education, employers and businesses, and individual needs for faith-based community organizations and other groups. This page also contains updated information on symptoms, testing, and how to protect your friends, family, and community. For more information on what to do if you think you or someone you know is sick, please click on the link above and follow the CDC guidelines to ensure your safety and the safety of others.

The President Signs Into Law Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senators Hassan, Shaheen to Reauthorize the Older Americans Act

March 26, 2020, Bipartisan Legislation Increases Funding for Meals on Wheels and Other Programs that Are Especially Critical for Seniors Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic. The latest Senate-passed COVID-19 response package also includes an additional $500 million for Meals on Wheels and other nutrition service programs.

Keene N.H. COVID-19 Update

NH Governor Sununu has issued a state-wide “Stay-At-Home” order effective Friday at 11:59 P.M., March 27th. The Mayor will be holding virtual town hall meetings through zoom. These meetings will be open to the public on weekdays at 8am, to join, enter meeting id 629 596 171 or Phone In: (603) 766-JOIN (5646), participant code: 981441. Please visit the link for more information on what COVID-19 is and what we can do to respond calmly and effectively.

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.

COVID-19 NH Business Resources: New Hampshire Live Free

The New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) is actively monitoring the evolving situation with regard to the threat of the Coronavirus presents to our state. The health, safety, well-being of all residents and businesses is a top-priority and the actions the Governor has taken to limit the community spread of COVID-19 have not been taken lightly. BEA has put together this list of resources that will help residents and businesses navigate through this challenging time.

NH Social Responsibility Resource Page

As forward thinking businesses and organizations, we know firsthand how much the success, health, and prosperity of our communities relies on responsible leadership and action. As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, having up-to-date and reliable information and resources can help build resiliency in our businesses and communities. We are sharing resources, links, and stories that our members have found helpful in preparation. Also listed are services and information that NHBSR members are offering to assist in these uncertain times.

Updates on Coronavirus Legal and Practical Tips for Businesses and Employers: Webinar Recording

Click the link to view this webinar recording.

Coronavirus and Nonprofit Grants: Tactics and Strategies to Help You Adapt

Grant professionals are used to having to adapt to change even when there are plans in place. The current environment nonprofits find themselves in as a result of the Coronavirus is another situation where we are grant professionals (and the grant teams we facilitate) need to adapt to change.

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

To reduce the impact of COVID-19 outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public, it is important for all employers to plan now for COVID-19. For employers who have already planned for influenza pandemics, planning for COVID-19 may invovle updating plans to address the specific exposure risks, sources of exposure, routes of transmission, and other unique characteristics of SARS-CoV-2.

NH Center for Nonprofits

NH Center for Nonprofits is sharing a list of resources that NH nonprofits may find useful as they navigate the implications of the unfolding public health crisis. As always, feel free to reach out with specific questions at


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