Restore RI, a Program of Rhode Island Commerce, is targeted at small businesses that have been most severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide eligible businesses with grants of up to $15,000. Businesses with more than one employee (in addition to the owner) but not more than 20 are eligible for this program. Sole proprietors with at least one employee are also eligible to apply. Learn more
EIDL loan applications will still be processed even though the Advance is no longer available. The loan portion of the EIDL program continues to have funds available at very affordable terms. Read more
The American Institute of Architects has a long tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture and the AIA.
On 6/4 the AIA National Board of Directors released the following statement on systemic racial injustice.
"America’s list of racially motivated murders demand action. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Michael Brown. Shantel Davis. Atatiana Jefferson. Laquan McDonald. Tony McDade. Pamela Turner. Korryn Gaines. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Walter Scott. Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd. All murdered, because they happened to be black in the United States of America. There are others, and, sadly, we know there will be more. No words can adequately express the depth of anger, frustration, and national shame for their loss or the more than 1,250 black lives ended by police since January 1, 2015, according to The Washington Post’s database that tracks police shootings.
Adaptive Reuse, Innovation, and Saving Superman
Department of Interior Architecture|Rhode Island School of Design
MA 2020 Studio
RISD’s MA in Adaptve Reuse students will unveil their proposals for a
Reimagined 111 Westminster Street.
WEBSITE LAUNCH Thursday May 28
From the US Small Business Adminisration:
As of May 16, 2020, 4,341,145 PPP loans have been approved nationwide totaling $513,271,137,359 from 5,496 lenders. Here in Rhode Island, 15,857 Rhode Island small businesses have been approved for PPP loans totaling $1,857,053,019.
PPP funds are still available to small business in need. For information on participating lenders or how to apply contact //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank" rel="noopener"> .