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Sugar River Bank


NH Governor’s Office For Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR)

Main Street Relief Fund
Pre-qualification Due Date: May 29, 2020


The Governor of New Hampshire has authorized the allocation and expenditure of an initial $400 million in emergency funding from the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (“flex funds”) to provide emergency financial relief to New Hampshire small for-profit businesses due to the economic disruption caused by COVID-19. However, in order to provide the most effective relief as quickly as possible, New Hampshire small businesses desiring to obtain relief will first be required to provide information concerning their possible COVID-19-related lost revenues and receipt of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans or any other federal relief. For more information go to State of New Hampshire site. 

The application process is done directly through the State of New Hampshire:

Apply and Submit Pre-qualification for GOFERR

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Emergency Loans


As your hometown community bank, we will be here for you today and tomorrow to assist and support you and your business as you navigate through this very unique and challenging period. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Disaster Relief Main Page

If your business or organization is experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we are here for you!

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $349 billion to help small businesses and non-profit organizations keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic crisis. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. 
Businesses and non-profit organizations are required to apply for these loans with a participating lender. Sugar River Bank is participating in this program.
For information about eligibility, requirements, and how the process works: Paycheck Protection Program FAQ
Apply for Paycheck Protection Program

Download the form, save it, and after you complete your application, please submit it by email to:

Joe Conway, VP, Senior Commercial Loan Officer at 603-227-6010, in a new Window)
Shawn Bard, AVP, Commercial Loan Officer at 603-843-6268,


Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance (EIDL)
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters

Small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., Tribal Lands and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.

The application process is done directly through the SBA:

Go to COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application

We understand that this is a frustrating and difficult time for many of you and we want to make this process as efficient and as smooth as possible. We will continue to update this page with additional information as soon as it becomes available.