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.
|American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works - Disaster Response & Recovery||202.661.8069||
AIC's disaster response and recovery efforts include facilitating the National Heritage Responders (NHR) - formerly American Institute for Conservation - Collections Emergency Response Team (AIC-CERT) - training; working through FAIC with the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield to help recover cultural and historic artifacts damaged by the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti; assisting in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy in late 2012; assembling guides and information; as well as partnering with other organizations and their disaster response and recovery efforts.
|American Red Cross - Ready Rating||877.715.0123||
The Red Cross Ready Rating program provides a framework designed to: 1) Help businesses, organizations, and schools become prepared for emergencies; 2) Help increase the level of preparedness among individuals and families; and 3) Encourage businesses, schools and organizations to help their local communities prepare for emergencies.
|Art Alliance Austin||512.609.8587||
Art Alliance Austin works collaboratively with artists, museums, independent curators, and galleries to create a diverse and powerful series of programming which highlights Austin as an emerging contemporary arts capital.
ART.WORK is a local, cutting-edge collective of artisan entrepreneurs that operate in variety of industries. Our studio in the heart of downtown Austin is intended to facilitate the "WORK" side of artwork during the week and the ART side of artwork on the weekends. All week we are researching, learning, promoting, and closing deals, the ART.WORK studio is constantly electrified by our members' drive to elevate their work and careers to new heights. Friday nights are Private Artist Showcases by RSVP only.
|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.
|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.
|Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Central Texas||512.719.5263||
ABC is a commercial and industrial construction trade association, representing 22,000 members nationwide.
|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.