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Organization Phone Number Description
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

This fund is for US-based BIPOC artists and administrators.

ArtsReady

COVID-19 resource listings for web-based emergency preparedness, designed to provide arts and cultural organizations with customized business continuity plans for post-crisis sustainability.

Asian American Resource Center Exhibits - City of Austin

The Asian American Resource Center Community Art Exhibit Program displays artworks that celebrate the diverse and dynamic cultural heritage, history, identity and creativity of Asians and Asian Americans. 

Austin Contractor Association (ACA)

The ACA is a non-profit organization serving Asian businesses in the Greater Austin Metropolitan and surrounding areas. 

AssistHer Emergency Relief Grant - Texas Woman's University 940.898.2895

The purpose of this grant is to help sustain your business while you are under economic hardship due to COVID-19.

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Central Texas

ABC is a commercial and industrial construction trade association, representing 22,000 members nationwide.  

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter

The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter is to facilitate ethical and effective philanthropy in Central Texas. 

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) in Austin

ALPFA's mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. 

Association of Performing Arts Professionals

COVID-19 resource page for artists with information and webinars regarding disaster management for artists.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Austin

ARMA International is a not-for-profit association and the leading authority on managing records and information.

Association of Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals

AMEP Austin was born in June 2018 as a chapter of the Association of Business and Professional Women, a national association that encompasses Spanish-speaking women in the United States of America with the aim of projecting women in business, professional, social, family and cultural fields.

Association of Women's Business Centers

The Association of Women's Business Centers supports women entrepreneurs through a sustainable national network of over 100 Women's Business Centers; they provide mentoring, business development and financing opportunities to see many women through success in business every year. 

Austin 3-1-1

Get answers and assistance with issues you have regarding the City of Austin. 

Austin Arts Commission

The Austin Arts Commission advises the city council in all arts-related matters, including long range planning, allocations process, and coordination with the comprehensive plan.

Austin Asian American Bar Association

The Austin Asian American Bar Association seeks to serve the mutual professional, social, mentoring, and community interests of Asian American lawyers and lawyers with interest in the Austin Asian American community. 

Austin Blues Society

Austin Blues Society represents the past, present and future of blues music through education, commemoration and preservation. 

Austin Chamber of Commerce

The Austin Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of over 3,000 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals.  

Austin Classical Guitar Society

Austin Classical Guitar Society is the world leader in community service through music on the classical guitar and provides a broad range of programming including concerts, education & outreach.

Austin Community College Center for Nonprofit Studies

The Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College has been a leading provider of nonprofit workforce and career development in Central Texs for 20 years. 

Austin Community Foundation

The Stand With Austin Fund was established in partnership with the Entrepreneurs Foundation to receive charitable donations to support nonprofits assisting individuals and small businesses most negatively impacted by the cancellation of SXSW and least able to recover on their own. 

Austin Creative Alliance

The Austin Creative Alliance aims to advance, connect and advocate for Austin's arts, cultural, and creative communities. 

Austin Creative Alliance's Artists Emergency Relief Fund 512.247.2531

As part of our response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, ACA has established The Artists Emergency Relief Fund to help artists in Greater Austin. 

Austin Creative Space Disaster Relief Program

$1 million will provide grants up to $50,000 to organizations and independent artists facing displacement and difficulty paying rent for their commercial creative spaces. Applications will be accepted starting May 17 at 1 p.m. through June 17 at 5 p.m.

Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program

The Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program provides loans up to $35,000 for daily needs like rent, payroll, and debt.