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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
SIMS Foundation 512.494.1007

SIMS Foundation provides access to and financial support for mental health and addiction recovery services for Austin-area musicians and their families. 

Six Square Austin's Black Cultural District 512.505.8738

Six Square Austin's Black Cultural District comprises approximately six square miles of central east Austin.  The district is home to numerous sites of national, regional and local historic significance and celebrates African Americans and others who played important roles in creating the vibrancy in Austin. 


SKU is the market-validated, consumer product goods accelerator.  We educate and equip companies with market-validated products for growth into world-class brands. 

Small Business Administration 210.403.5900

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. 

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

Small Business Administration - Business Plan Tool 210.403.5900

A tool that lets you build business plan step-by-step at your pace. 

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.