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Firm Leaders

This is a difficult time to be a leader of an architecture firm. In addition to managing projects, staff and budgets, you’re likely now handling the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic and the way it is significantly impacting your business.

On this page you’ll find resources, information and events to help you weather the storm and fortify your practice.

Major Impacts of the CARES Act on Firms and Employees

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the third federal legislation meant to address the COVID-19 crisis. But how do you know if you qualify for aid? Click for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

If you are a small business owner and unsure what to do to keep your firm and employees afloat, take a look at this resource developed by the Small Business Association. In it, find funding information, resources and more.

Response and Risk Mitigation

How can you sift through the onslaught of information and quickly adapt your business? Professional Affiliates at USI Insurance Services have put together a COVID-19 Resource Guide for Managers and Employees.

How to Avoid Contract Defaults

You want to keep your employees safe, but you have contracts in the works. So, what happens if you cannot provide services because of the epidemic or government constraints in response to the pandemic?

A Statewide Resource Guide

You’ve heard about national policies and funding, but what about local? The Denver Business Journal has compiled a growing list of resources for businesses who may be facing hardship during this unprecedented time.

What's going on at AIA Colorado?

For AIA Colorado news, timely updates and resources in response to COVID-19, click the button below.

Connect with AIA Colorado members

Join our new Facebook group to share information and resources in real-time with the the AIA Colorado community.

Pandemics & Project Schedules

See the recording from Phil Cardi’s April 1 presentation on what COVID-19 means for your contract.

Leadership diversity matters during COVID-19

It’s important to remember the diversity of your staff and how their life, work and family conditions vary from yours.

Financial resources for small/medium businesses

See here for a list of resources you can tap into to help keep your business afloat during the pandemic.

Generational impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

See how each generation is interpreting this crisis and what it means for hiring and contributions to the team.

AIA Colorado Events

Each week, we’re hosting virtual events where you can connect with the community, hear from fellow firm leaders and even earn HSW.

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