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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
Dart Music International

Dart Music International assists artists of all genres from around the world to obtain work visas, appear at cultural outreach events, and reach audiences across the USA.

Department of Energy - Funding & Financing 202.586.5000

The Energy Department supports a number of grant, loan and financing programs. Learn more about these programs and how they can help you -- whether you are a startup energy business looking to launch a pilot project, a company with proven technology that needs help reaching commercial scale, or a state, local or tribal government looking for funding resources for energy projects

Department of Health and Human Services 877.696.6775

It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans.  We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. 

Disaster 800.621.3362

Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.  The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7a.m. to 10p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice. 

DiverseArts Culture Works

DiverseArts Culture Works is dedicated to the long-term development of the Austin African American Cultural Heritage District and produces a wide range of cultural, educational, and artistic programming within the District, including cultural preservation and documentary work. 

DivInc 512.909.4499

A Pre-Accelerator focused on championing diversity in the tech startup ecosystem. 

DreamIt Ventures

Dreamit is a globally recognized digital health and urban tech accelerator designed for pre-Series A companies seeking to grow their business and to scale with enterprise-level customers. 

Dub Academy 512.705.8091

Dub Academy is a non-profit school in Austin for the electronic arts that makes innovative and unique music programs available to everyone in the community.

e-artnow is an electronic information service distributing selected e-mail announcements related to contemporary visual arts. 

Economic Growth Business Incubator 512.928.2594

Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that extends education, training and connections directly into the underserved areas of our community in a way that is culturally relevant and delivers proven results.