Running Your Firm During Coronavirus
Life has substantially shifted in the last few weeks as America responds to the coronavirus pandemic. While the health and safety of our community will continue to be of the foremost concern, AIAVT has rounded up a collection of resources aimed at helping our members navigate the financial and business implications of the Coronavirus outbreak. We will continue to add to this list, so please share any additional resources by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday a statewide disaster has been declared, letting the federal Small Business Administration offer Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million per business. These can be used for fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills left unpayable because of the coronavirus impact. These come with interest rates of 3.75% for small businesses and 2.75% for private nonprofit organizations. To apply, visit disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
Free AIAU courses for AIA membersWe're in the midst of a pandemic and the business environment is rapidly changing. Many of our members are already feeling the impact. To help you navigate these uncertain times, we're making some of AIAU's best business and tech courses available to AIA members for free. Learn valuable skills about virtual practice, successful business strategies, risk management, and more from some of the most innovative architects, firms, and design professionals. See Courses Here