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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
Small Business Administration - Disaster Loan Assistance 800.659.2955

SBA provides low-interest, long-term loans for physical and economic damage caused by a declared disaster. Learn more about home and personal property, business and economic injury loans.

Small Business Administration - Federal Contracting Resources 210.403.5900

Small Businesses interested in pursuing federal contracts have many options available to represent their company to potential buyers, to research the federal marketplace for available opportunities, and understand the competition. 

Small Business Administration - Small Business Health Care 210.403.5900

SBA, the Department of Health Human and Services, and Small Business Majority have teamed up for free webinar series where small employers can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their organization and employees. 

Small Business Administration - Startup America Partnership 210.403.5900

Startup America Partnership provides access to capital and mentors for high-growth startups throughout the county.  

Small Business Administration - Veteran's Business Outreach Center 800.827.5722

The Veterans Business Outreach Program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering 

Small Business Administration - Women's Business Center 512.928.8010

Women's Business Centers represent a national network of nearly 100 educational centers throughout the United States, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. 

Small Business Administration Loan Programs 210.403.5900

SBA offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes.  

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 571.306.5201

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research / Research and Development that has the potential for commercialization. 

Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) 210.403.5900

Small Business Investment Company program facilitates the flow of long-term capital to small businesses.  

Small Business Technology Transfer 210.403.5900

The Small Business Technology Transfer is a program that expands funding opportunities in federal innovation research and development.