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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.

Website Phone Number Description
Business & Community Lenders of Texas 512.912.9884

Business & Community Lenders of Texas (BCL) is a nonprofit economic development organization providing business lending, Small Business Administration (SBA) and community development programs. 

Business Success Center 512.933.1983

The Business Success Center provides assistance for new and established businesses in Austin, Texas.

BusinessUSA - Tools & Resources 844.872.4681

A one-stop shop for all federal government tools, resources and information related to business. 

CaFE (

CaFE allows call administrators to streamline every step of the application and review process online.  CaFE was designed for artists and arts administrators by artists and arts administrators to be intuitive, user friendly, and affordable and can be tailored to nearly any call-for-entry process thanks to a robust and flexible management system. Call For Entry provides a listing of national calls for artist opportunities such as exhibitions, public art proposals, scholarships, fellowships and grants. 

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 512.463.3190

CPRIT offers several funding opportunities for promising cancer research, product development, and prevention programs. 

Canopy 512.939.6665

Canopy is a creative community set within a redeveloped East Austin warehouse.  Artist studios, creative office spaces, art galleries and a cafe are linked together with a communal courtyards and covered breezeways, emphasizing the connectedness between art, culture, and the public.  

Capital Area Council of Governments Solid Waste Planning (CAPCOG) (512) 916-6000

CAPCOG is the state designated planning agency for solid waste management issues in the region. CAPCOG provides technical assistance to local governments on solid waste issues and continuing education opportunities for local governments and solid waste professionals. 

Capital Certified Development Corporation (Capital CDC) 512.327.9299

CDC offers a variety of small business loans, primarily the SBA 504 Loan Program, throughout Texas. 

Capital Factory 512.537.1002

Capital Factory's mission is to be the cente of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Last year more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, programmers, and designers gathered day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes, and coworking.


Capitol View Arts 512.291.6211

Capitol View Arts supports the arts community through arts education, collaborative opportunities, and the preservation of venues for performances and public use.