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.
|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 Investment Company (SBIC)||210.403.5900||
Small Business Investment Company program facilitates the flow of long-term capital to small businesses.
|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 - 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 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 Technology Transfer||210.403.5900||
The Small Business Technology Transfer is a program that expands funding opportunities in federal innovation research and development.
|SCORE - Get Your Business Ready for an Emergency (Recorded Webinar)||800.634.0245||
This SCORE workshop will help you measure, improve and practice y our emergency plans. Tom Heneghan of the Red Cross, demonstrates the just-released enhancements to the Ready Rating program as he covers the following topics:
* Why advance emergency planning is so important
* The reasons why businesses often pull it off
* Elements every business emergency plan should include
* How to make emergency planning simple using the free Ready Rating program
|Social Security Administration||800.772.1213||
The Social Security Administration provides information and resources for employers provided and complied by the SSA.
|Texas Commission on Environmental Quality||512-239-1000||
TCEQ is the state agency responsible for most recycling-related regulations including landfill permits, electronics recycling, and hazardous waste laws. Find information on area landfills, MSW data, recycling resources, and waste management guidelines on their website.