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.
Have you ever seen something really cool on Pinterest, but without the right tools, you can't make it? And who wants to buy a glue gun, wire cutters, a big jar of Mod Podge, and 28 colors of glitter you'll never use again? CRAFT is a dream come true. Located less than 10 minutes from downtown, CRAFT can seat 40 crafters and accommodate up to 200 standing guests. Our studio features an open concept design that encourages creativity and provides easy access to an extensive library of DIY tools and supplies. For larger events, tables, and shelves can be rearranged to create plenty of room to mix and mingle.
|Mike Tolleson & Associates, Inc. - Free Arts & Entertainment Legal Clinic||512.480.8822||
A free Arts & Entertainment Legal Clinic on Wednesdays of each week.
MINDPOP's mission is to expand creative learning in classrooms, schools and communities. MINDPOP does this by designing and implementing creative learning models. These innovative models use techniques of the arts to transform teaching and promote learning. In Austin, MINDPOP is the managing partner of the Creative Learning Initiative, a partnership among the City of Austin, Austin ISD and the arts community to transform all AISD schools in to arts-rich schools systematically over the next ten years.
|National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)||858.622.9046||
NAHREP's mission is to advance sustainable Hispanic homeownership.
|Business Success Center||512.933.1983||
The Business Success Center provides assistance for new and established businesses in Austin, Texas.
|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.
|University of Texas Center for Professional Education||512.471.4633||
The UT Professional Development Center (PDC) helps individuals meet professional and personal goals and helps organizations develop employees and improve performance through its program, consulting, coaching and facilitation services.
|[Re]Verse Pitch Competition||512.974.9235||
The [Re]Verse Pitch Competition is a social innovation program to help turn valuable raw materials that are currently leaving local businesses, non-profits, and institutions as waste into the raw materials for new or expanding social enterprises. Competitors work with mentors & advisors to develop repurposing business ideas and compete for Innovation Prizes to help start this new venture.
|Texas State Small Business Development Center||512.610.0996||
The Texas State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works with existing and startup small business to help them grow and compete in today's global economy.
SIMS Foundation provides access to and financial support for mental health and addiction recovery services for Austin-area musicians and their families.