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.

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MusiCares provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music professionals.

Hatch Pitch

HATCH pitch is the community for startups using information technology to make life better. 

Homebuilders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin

Not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to residential construction and remodeling in Central Texas. 

JUST - Invest in low-income female entrepreneurs

JUST invests in low-income, female entrepreneurs to create more resilient communities in America, starting in Texas. 

Internal Revenue Service - Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

From the forms you need to quick access to information on hot tax topics like EINs, independent contractors and the new health care legislation, this IRS site makes doing your taxes as painless and simple as possible.

Austin Music People

Austin Music People advocates for the Austin Event community, in service of Austin’s broader creative culture.

Mission Capital

Mission Capital offers nonprofit consultation, learning & leadership courses, and through mult-year partnerships, they bring together nonprofit, government and business leaders to takle systematic challenges in our community. 

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians provides access to affordable health care for Austin's low income, uninsured, working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. 


Pitch competion for innovative Nonprofit organizations. 

Small Business Administration

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

SCORE Small Business Disaster Preparedness Resources

SCORE is here to help small businesses be better prepared for unplanned business interruptions. 

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is responsible for regulating, inspecting, and taxing the production, sale, and use of alcoholic beverages within the state. 

Travis County

Information for small business owners on starting a DBA (Assumed Name), Historically Underutilized Businesses(HUB), and doing business with the county. 

Accion 866.245.0783

Accion is a nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change. 

City of Austin Public Works Department

The City’s Bicycle Program works to make Austin an even greater city for biking — and a community where people of all ages and abilities experience biking as safe, comfortable, convenient and fun.