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.
|Indian Incentive Program||571.372.6191||
The Indian Incentive Program is a congressionally sponsored program that provides a 5% rebate back to the prime contractor on the total amount subcontracted to an Indian-Owned Economic Enterprise or Indian Organization.
|Austin Contractor Association (ACA)||512.926.5400||
The ACA is a non-profit organization serving Asian businesses in the Greater Austin Metropolitan and surrounding areas.
|Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce||512.761.5428||
The Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) cultivates, promotes and empowers the economic well-being of the LGBT business community and their allies through collaboration, education and community development.
|Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) in Austin||323.203.6108||
ALPFA's mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.
|National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response||202.371.2830||
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.
Our mission is to serve, advance, and lead the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Connecting your best ideas and leaders from the arts, communities, and business, together we can work to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts.
|Alliance of Artists Communities||401.351.4320||
The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international association of artists' residencies - a diverse field of more than 1,500 programs worldwide that support artists of any discipline in the development of new creative work. This website is your one-stop guide to residencies for visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, scholars, filmmakers, community artists, architects, and more.
|Alliance of Artists Communities - Emergency Relief Programs||401.351.4320||
In the event of an emergency, the Alliance can offer support for artists by connecting them with our diverse network of residency programs across the country. By providing the time, space, and support that residencies offer, artists can focus on their work, reflect, and renew their creative practice during an especially challenging time.
|Artists' Charitable Fund||970.577.0509||
Colorado based Artists' Charitable Fund assists American artists living anywhere in the United States by paying a portion of their medical / dental / eye-care bills. For example, the Fund has purchased a wheelchair, paid for eye surgery, provided funding for an artificial leg, paid partial medical expenses of several artists who have cancer, as well as other needs for medical assistance.
The Artists' Charitable Fund is recognized by the IRS as a 503(c) charitable organization and your donations are tax deductible.
|Artists' Fellowship, Inc. - Emergency Aid||212.255.7740 ext #216||
The Artists' Fellowship provides emergency aid to professional fine artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship.
ArtistShare, founded in 2001 as the Internet's first "crowfunding" platform, connects artists with fans in order to share the excitement and beauty of the creative process, document the work of today's most exciting creators and allow fans to participate directly by funding and observing the creation of artistic works.