COVID-19 Business Help

Here we will post information to  help Portsmouth businesses through the COVID-19 Crisis. 

See all the latest Info in Recent Posts on the Blog  (Click Here)   

New updates will be posted here and in the PBA Blog.  (Click Here to go the the Blog Posts)

Ready to ReOpen ? - Make sure you meet State Requirements 

         - See details in the Blog Post

USDA Food Assistance Grants for Farmers and Ranchers

      - More info in the Blog Post
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is ready to help those businesses affected by the COVID-19 Situation. Bookmark the RI SBA Web Page


SBA to Re-Open PPP Applications on April 27th
     - See detals in the Blog Post


Help for Artists

            See details in the Blog Post

Free Quickbooks Training April 28th

              See details inthe Blog Post

CommerceRI Offer SB TechHelp

                 See details inthe Blog Post

Rep Cortvriend asks for Small Business Inputs

                    See details in the PBA Blog Post

Governors Commission on Disabilities Offer Help Guides

                         See Details at the Blog

Governor Requires Masks at Workplace

                      See details at the PBA Blog     


COVID-19 Business Financing Help Links

Town of Portsmouth COVID Updates

              Latest Portsmouth UPDATE is avaialble at

Make Working From Home Easy 4-16-20

Connect Greater Newport COVID-19 Business Analysis

        COVID economic impact in RI

Gift it Forward

Gif it Forward is a joint venture was established by Oceanside Graphics RI LLC and the Office of Rhode Island Lt. Governor Daniel McKee.  The idea developed from a group of small businesses owners discussing concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic

SBA Small Business Seminars April 16 and 17 postponed. Rescheduling will be posted at the Blog.

RI DEM Has Issued Guidance for Marinas During COVID.

           Click Here to download and view the pdf.

RI Director of Business Regulation Web Site : Go to the RI Dept of Business Regulation web site ( for the latest COVID-19 Business Info 


COVID-19 Workplace Fact Sheet  - COVID-19 Workplace Fact Sheet 3.25.2020

ADP - COVID 19 HR Best Practices_Protecting Your Employees and Business