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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
The Amber Grant

The Amber Grants began in 1998.  It was launched by Womensnet to honor the memory of a young woman (Amber) who died at the age of 19 - unable to fulfill her entrepreneurial dreams.  Each month $500 is awarded as a qualifying grant as selected by WomensNet judges. 

The Austin Music Commission 512.974.7849

The Austin Music Commission advises City Council on local music industry and development issues. 

The CleanTX Foundation 512.695.6377

The mission of CleanTX is to accelerate the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through information exchange, thought leadership, and strategic partnerships. 

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation - Grants 212.517.5400

Provides grants for all legitimate expenditures relating professional work and personal living, including medical expenses, for visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers.

The Recording Academy Texas Chapter 512.328.7997

The Recording Academy Texas Chapter is dedicated to providing educational programming and networking opportunities to artists and industry professionals of all trades throughout the state enriching the music community through outreach and advocacy. 

The Texas Music Office 512.463.6666

The Texas Music Office promotes the development of the music in the state by informing members of that industry and the public about resources available in the state for music for music production, and serves as liaison between the industry and state government. 

The University of Texas at Austin - Center for Professional Education 512.471.4633

The University of Texas at Austin Center for Professional Education is partnering with the City of Austin's Small Business Program to offer expert, cost effective training to area small businesses. 

The University of Texas at San Antonio - Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center 210.458.2450

The Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center assists U.S. manufacturing and service firms that are affected by foreign competition to regain profitable growth. 

The Writers' League of Texas 512.499.8914

The purpose and mission of the Writers' League of Texas has been to provide a forum for information, support, and sharing among writers; to help writers improve on their craft and market their skills; to promote the interest of writers and the writing community at large; and to elevate the art and enterprise of writing. 

Think Space Austin 512.637.6690

Located centrally in Austin, Texas, our facilities are 15 minutes from the Austin-Bergstrom Airport, near the best restaurants and hotels in the area and have convenient, free parking. This and more gives your event a head start.  All meeting facilities are fully equipped and supported to make your event successful. Reserve any of our conference or meeting rooms today - by the hour, half day or full day.