The City of Austin Small Business Program offers a comprehensive directory of small business resources offered by local, state, and federal governments and non-profit agencies. Our goal for the City of Austin Small Business Guide is to increase awareness and use of the programs that provide aid in the development of your business. Call 512-974-7800, email SmallBiz@austintexas.gov or visit our website www.SmallBizAustin.org for information about all our services and resources.

Organization Phone Number Description
BizAid Business Orientation - City of Austin 512.974.7800

BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. 

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.

BiGAUSTIN

BiGAUSTIN is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive training services, one-on-one assistance, and loans to individuals who want to achieve self-sufficiency by starting their own business. 

Business and Nonprofits Database - City of Austin

Marketing tools, company and investment information, business plans, directories, interactive maps and metrics. 

Economic Growth Business Incubator

Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides training, coaching, and support to aspiring and existing business owners who face barriers to growing a successful business. 

Financial Literacy Coalition of Central TX

The Financial Literacy Coalition of Central TX promotes community prosperity by providing financial education that empowers Central Texans to achieve their dreams. 

Minority Business Development Agency - U.S. Department of Commerce

Minority businesses are twice as likely to generate sales through exports compared to non-minority firms MBDA promotes business-to-business partnerships between U.S. minority firms and firms in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.

Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. 

Small Business Program Division - City of Austin

The mission of the Small Business Program is to foster job creation and support the growth of new and existing businesses by providing capacity building information, tools, and resources.

Texas Economic Development Corporation

The Texas Development Corporation promotes economic development in Texas on behalf of the State.  Information on available services, industries, and small business startup.  

Texas Workforce Commission

Texas Workforce Commission is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. 

University of Texas Center for Professional Education

The UT Professional Development Center (PDC) helps individuals meet professional and personal goals and helps organizations develop employees and improve performance through its program, consulting, coaching and facilitation services.

USA.Gov - Small Business Resource

A one-stop shop for all federal government tools, resources and information related to business.