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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 SmallBiz@austintexas.gov or visit our website www.SmallBizAustin.org for information about all our services and resources.

Website Phone Number Description
BizAid Business Orientation - City of Austin 512.974.7800

BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. 

3 Day Startup

3 Day Startup provides rented workspace for an entire weekend, recruits student participants from a wide range of backgrounds, caters food and drinks, and brings in top-notch entrepreneurs and investors.  

Accion 469.332.7111

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. 

All ATX

All ATX is Austin's musician advocate, dedicated to their promotion, success and overall well-being. 

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 in Public Places Program - City of Austin 512.974.7700

Established by the City in 1985, the Art in Public Places (AIPP) program collaborates with local & nationally-known artists to include the history and values of our community into cultural landmarks that have become cornerstones of Austin’s identity.  

Art Space Assistance Program - City of Austin 512.974.7700

The Art Space Assistance Program will provide grants to support non-profits facing permanent displacement, those previously displace, or those facing lease renewals at substantially higher rates amidst a volatile real estate market. 

ART.WORK AUSTIN 512.222.3934

ART.WORK is a local, cutting-edge collective of artisan entrepreneurs that operate in variety of industries.  

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. 

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Austin 512.974.9045

ARMA International is a not-for-profit association and the leading authority on managing records and information.

Austin Arts Commission 512.974.7854

The Austin Arts Commission advises the city council in all arts-related matters, including long range planning, allocations process, and coordination with the comprehensive plan.

Austin Asian American Bar Association 512.617.5202

The Austin Asian American Bar Association seeks to serve the mutual professional, social, mentoring, and community interests of Asian American lawyers and lawyers with interest in the Austin Asian American community. 

Austin Blues Society

Austin Blues Society represents the past, present and future of blues music through education, commemoration and preservation. 

Austin Chamber of Commerce 512.478.9383

The Austin Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of over 3,000 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals.  

Austin Classical Guitar Society 512.300.2247

Austin Classical Guitar Society is the world leader in community service through music on the classical guitar and provides a broad range of programming including concerts, education & outreach.

Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau's Music Office 512.474.5171

Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau's Music Office makes sure all visitors experience local music by marketing to travelers and booking bands for group conventions, luncheons & off-site receptions.

Austin Creative Alliance 512.247.2531

The Austin Creative Alliance aims to advance, connect and advocate for Austin's arts, cultural, and creative communities. 

Austin Emerging Arts Leaders

Austin Emerging Arts Leaders is a chapter of Americans for the Arts Emerging Leaders Network for early-career arts professionals looking for networking and professional development opportunities. 

Austin Fast Start Pitch Competition 512.974.7800

Industry specific small business pitch competitions.  

Austin Federation of Musicians 512.440.1414

The Austin Federation of Musicians assists local musicians with wages, working conditions and other issues relating to their employment. 

Austin Film Society 512.322.0145

The Austin Film Society is a non-profit organization that empowers the Austin community to make, watch and love film and creative media by showing great films and premiers.

Austin Green Business Leaders - City of Austin

The Austin Green Business Leaders Program can help you protect the environment save money, and make Austin a more livable place.  

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