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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 SmallBiz@austintexas.gov or visit our website www.SmallBizAustin.org for information about all our services and resources.

Website Phone Number Description
Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (SMSDC) 512.386.8766

The mission of the SMSDC is to create an opportunities for minority businesses enterprises to grow, and to actively add value for corporate members through positive business relationships. 

Space12 512.524.7128

Space12 is one place, many spaces.  From a gallery to a non-profit collaborative space, neighborhood meeting space to clothing swaps, wellness space to fundraiser benefits, Space12 aims to host positive community initiatives that bring Austinites together. 

State Bar of Texas Legal Disaster Hotline 800.504.7030

The State Bar of Texas legal hotline helps people find answers to basic legal questions and connects them with legal aid providers following declared disasters.  The toll-free hotline - answered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese - is designed to connect low-income people affected by a disaster with legal aid providers in their area who can help with such issues an replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant problems, and consumer protection issues such as price-gouging and avoiding contractor scams in the rebuilding process. Callers can leave a message any time.  People who qualify for assistance will be matched with Texas lawyers who have volunteered to provide free, limited legal help.  

State Energy Conservation Office - Renewable Energy Incentives 512.463.1931

All the renewable energy incentives offered by the State of Texas. 

State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) Central Texas Regional Group 512-828-6409

The mission of STAR Central Texas is to act as a resource to help advance recycling practices through education in the Central Texas region. This is the regional group of the STAR, the state-wide recycling industry association that works to increase recycling rates to the highest level afforded by balanced economic and sustablitiy principles. STAR Central Texas hosts quarterly events and the annual SPARK forum.

Sustainable Arts Foundation

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is a non-profit foundation supporting artists and writers with families.  

Tech Ranch 512.430.4658

Starting and growing an idea into a business requires having the right people, information and tools.  Tech Ranch brings entrepreneurs from all stages together to fill in the missing pieces and leverage the social capital of the community of practice we've created. 

TechShop 650.521.9027

TechShop is a vibrant, creative community that provides access to instruction, tools, software, and space.  You can make virtually anything at TechShop. 

TechSpace 512.664.2244

Whether you're a start-up or an established business, TechSpace delivers the flexibility to grow and shrink on demand.  Expand or downsize, move walls or move offices, all without hassle and within your current space so precisely created, it keeps your productivity, technology and your image ahead of every curve.  

Texans for the Arts 512.914.8096

Texans for the Arts is a grass-roots 501(c)4 non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to supporting the arts in Texas.  Texans for the Arts provides coordinated information about legislative activity relating to arts issues and organizes advocacy efforts in order to increase public funding for the arts in Texas.  Texans for the Arts represents individuals and organizations from across the state. 

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