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.
|Austin Regional Manufacturer's Association||
ARMA is a trade association dedicated to strenghtening Austin-area manufacturing through advocacy, workforce development, and networking. They host monthly meetings including luncheons, educational events to improve business operations, trainings, and social gatherings. Membership includes some of the largest companies in the area such as Samsung, NXP, Flextronics, and Pfizer, but the core group and focus is on providing value to small and medium size facilities.
|Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan||
The ARR master plan outlines how the City will reach its goal of Zero Waste of 90% diversion from landfill or incerneration by 2040, including economic development strategies.
|Austin Songwriters Group||512.698.4237||
Austin Songwriters Group is a non-profit organization created by songwriters for songwriters to improve their craft and expand commercial opportunities through workshops, special events, and annual Songwriters Symposium.
|Austin Technology Council||512.394.8260||
Professional organization representing the software, Internet, information technology, new media, semiconductor, hardware and telecommunications industries.
|Austin Technology Incubator||512.305.0000||
The Austin Technology Incubator is the startup incubator of the University of Texas at Austin. A program of the University’s IC2 Institute, ATI has a 25-year track record of helping founding teams achieve success.
|Austin Tejano Music Coalition||
Austin Tejano Music Coalition is a non-profit dedicated to the preservation of the Tejano Music culture.
|Austin Water Conservation Rebates / Incentives||512.505.3704||
Austin Water Utility offers rebates and incentives to business taking steps to conserve water.
|Austin Young Chamber of Commerce||512.687.2441||
The purpose of the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce is to provide valuable opportunities for the professional and personal development of young professionals, in addition to promoting the general economic interest of the Austin business community.
|Austin Zero Waste Alliance||(512) 326-5655||
AZWA educates about, advocates for, and promotes Zero Waste in Austin by working with the genral public, elected officials, governmental staff, businesses, schools, government councils, institutions, stage agencies, religious organizations, non-profits, the media, citizen and environmental groups, and any other relevant entities to achieve the realization of a sustainable Zero Waste economy in Austin before 2040. The group holds monthly meetings.
|Austin's 2015 Community Diversion Study||
The community diversion study is a comprehensive study of all of Austin's commercial and residential recycling, composting, and other diversion activities. The study determined that Austin's community-wide diversion rate in 2015 was approximately 42%.