Small Business Resources

 Texas Economic Development CouncilThe Texas Economic Development Council is providing extensive resources for businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. Their website has updates, resources, webinars and publications.
Small Business AdministrationBorrowers may be eligible for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness.
Texas Economic DevelopmentThe Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance hosts a number of informative webinars and forums throughout the year to share information about resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Texas.
US Chamber of Commerce FoundationSmall Business Recovery Expanded Guide
FEMAThe Ready Campaign has print, online, and streaming resources that you can share to promote preparedness in your home and community. 
Federal ReserveMain Street Lending Program
Texas Workforce CommissionThrough the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Skills for Small Business program, up to $2 million from the Skills Development Fund is dedicated to the backbone of Texas’ business community—our small employers
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension ServiceProvides a series of free online trainings to help local officials understand, acquire and administer federal assistance available to the state of Texas. 
Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) ProgramPublic Safety Office (PSO) will provide $41 million in federal funds to assist cities and counties throughout the COVID-19 response. Local units of government that are interested in learning more about this program can contact PSO via egrants@gov.texas.gov or at 512-463-1919.
One Star FoundationThe Texas COVID Relief Fund, powered by the OneStar Foundation, provides critical funding and resources to organizations across the state working on the ground to support the economic recovery of local communities.