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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 or visit our website for information about all our services and resources.

Website 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. 

3 Day Startup

3 Day Startup provides rented workspace for an entire weekend, recruits student participants from a wide range of backgrounds, caters food and drinks, and brings in top-notch entrepreneurs and investors.  

Accelerated Ventures at Baylor University 800.583.0622

Accelerated Ventures is a two-semester course that enables students to create real companies, raise real funds, launch products and services and generate sales.  

AccelerateH2O 800.708.0478

AccelerateH2O discovers, invests in, and promotes new and existing technologies that have potential to fill demands and needs in Texas $9 billion water technology market by addressing critical water issues, barriers, and unique opportunities. 

Accion 469.332.7111

Accion is a nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change. 

Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation - Emergency Grants 212.226.0581

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified artists whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. 


All ATX is Austin's musician advocate, dedicated to their promotion, success and overall well-being. 

Alliance of Artists Communities 401.351.4320

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international association of artists' residencies - a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work.  

Alliance of Artists Communities - Emergency Relief Programs 401.351.4320

In the event of an emergency, the Alliance can offer support for artists by connecting them with our diverse network of residency programs across the country.  

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works - Disaster Response & Recovery 202.661.8069

AIC's disaster response and recovery efforts include facilitating the National Heritage Responders (NHR) - formerly American Institute for Conservation - Collections Emergency Response Team (AIC-CERT).