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.
|City of Austin Economic Development Department / Small Business Program - Locally Austin||512.974.7800||
The Small Business Program has developed an online, interactive map of small, locally-owned businesses in Austin. The purpose of this project is to provide a more significant presence on the Web to these businesses increasing visitors' and residents' awareness of local businesses.
|City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department - Old Bakery and Emporium Art Gallery||512.974.1300||
The art gallery is located on the third floor of the Old Bakery and Emporium and features a rotating schedule of exhibitions including artworks of all media and subject matter.
|City of Austin Economic Development Department / Cultural Arts Division - Art Space Assistance Program||512.974.7700||
The Art Space Assistance Program will provide grants to support non-profits facing permanent displacement, those previously displace, or those facing lease renewals at substantially higher rates amidst a volatile real estate market.
|City of Austin Economic Development Department / Austin Resource Recovery / Recycling and Reuse Enterprise Resource Guide||512.974.9235||
The City of Austin Recycling and Reuse Enterprise Resource Guide provides information on local programs, services, resources, community groups, and regulations relevant to you as a zero waste entrepreneur.
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.
|Small Business Administration - Boots to Business||315.443.4783||
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of the DoD Transition Assistance Program
|Capitol View Arts||512.291.6211||
Capitol View Arts supports the arts community through arts education, collaborative opportunities, and the preservation of venues for performances and public use.
The Cascades Alliance provides free full-service consulting service to non-profit organizations to help establish waste-based (reuse or recycling) revenue-generating social enterprises. Managed by St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County with more than 50 years of experience, the alliance helps turn discarded mattresses, books, clothing, and other items into a stable revenue stream and source of secure, quality jobs.
|Financial Planning Association of Austin||512.261.4159||
The vision of the Financial Planning Association of Austin is to be the premier community of financial planners in the central Texas area and to serve as the leading financial planning resource for the public and media.
An economic development and professional association for cleantech, including waste and recycling, whose mission is to accelerate the industry's growth through networking, education and information exchange, through thought leadership, and strategic partnerships.