Center for Family Enterprise

2019 Family Business of the Year – The Granite Group, The Condron Family

COVID-19 Impact

Family Business Resource Guide 

NH BIA Resource Page for NH Employers
The NH Business & Industry Association has created a COVID-19 Information & Resources for Employers webpage, breaking down federal and state resources COVID-19 Impact.

The Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides individualized, advising and education, to NH businesses at no cost.  They are helping businesses navigate the myriad of challenges they’re facing as a result of COVID-19.  SBDC’s team of advisors can help businesses apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, prepare for relief measures as they are introduced, and discuss concerns related to cash flow, staffing, marketing, accounting, supply chain interruptions, and more.    https://www.nhsbdc.org/covid-19-assistance.

CPA Advice, Baker Newman Noyes
Baker Newman Noyes has created a COVID-19 Resource Page with updates on tax relief, and resources from agencies at the federal, state and local levels and overall actions recommended by their experts. Their COVID 19 Resource Page can be found here, Be sure to sign up for their e-newsletter for regular updates and best practices. Here is their latest newsletter and a link to the CARES Act SBA loan.

Legal Updates, Orr & Reno
CFE Legal Sponsor Orr & Reno is sharing how their attorneys are interpreting the alphabet soup of COVID-19 acts, requirements and resources through their Employment BLOG. Check it out to learn the ins and outs of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Acts (“WARN Acts”), The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Unemployment Insurance and more. Orr & Reno Employment Law BLOG.

Restoration/Commercial Cleaning – Soil-Away
CFE Member Soil-Away shares what companies should be asking and doing during this unprecedented time. The company is working hard as a leader in the Sanitization space.

  • What can I be doing proactively to reduce contamination in my building?
  • I am an essential service and staying open. What plan can I put into place if we have to temporarily close in the event we have a positive case of COVID-19?
  • Everyone is working remotely and my building is empty. What can/should I do prior to the staff re-entering?
  • What are the pros and cons of doing the cleaning myself or hiring an outside firm, such as a restoration company?
  • How can we know that the cleaning has been effective?
  • What are the best products to use for cleaning and disinfection?
  • How can I manage a situation that is evolving so quickly? What is true today, may be different tomorrow.

The CDC has released very specific cleaning and disinfectant instructions for companies, visit here to learn more.  

NH Charitable Foundation unveils new Community Crisis Action Fund
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has announced the Community Crisis Action Fund, which will provide grants to nonprofits who are working to reduce the impact of COVID-19, such as food for children and seniors, shelter for homeless and families, and transportation. Grants will also help longer-term needs like health care, emergency response, childcare, and food security. Additional grants will be used to support local emergency funds. ​Click for the latest on their blog page and their COVID response page.


The Center for Family Enterprise and CEO Excellence consists of four distinct programs: The Center for Family Enterprise, the CEO Forum, CEO Peer Groups and a Leadership Development program. The collective goal of all programs are to strength and support c-level executives in all areas of industry. All programs are run out of the Center, which is associated with and is housed at the Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics.

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